Ben trained at Chicago's Second City Training Center and at the Piven Workshop in Evanston after college.
Ben graduated from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois with a degree in Theatre.
Ben starred in such productions as Amadeus, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Foreigner, Man of La Mancha, Peter Pan and To Kill a Mockingbird in high school at Shawnee Mission North in Overland Park, Kansas.
Ben began acting when he was 11 years old by understudying in Oliver at Starlight Theatre in Kansas City.
Ben is a Kansas City Chiefs fan and a University of Kansas Jayhawks basketball fan.
His height is 5' 6½" (1.69 m).