Ben Crowley was born in Mancus, Colorado on March 10, 1980. After his parents divorced; his Mom moved his family around attending various colleges so she could obtain her masters degree. When he was sixteen he moved out of his parents' house and actually had planned to quit school until a teacher forced him into joining a play. After graduation Ben borrowed a pick-up truck and drove to L.A to start his acting career. He had guest-starring roles on MTV's Undressed and Showtime's Resurrection Blvd. He starred in the pilot for a WB show, 'Murphy's Dozen'. The show was not picked up but it got him an addition for the role of Zane in the new show "Glory Days" (2002).