Ben McKenzie

Ben McKenzie

American actor
Ben McKenzie was born Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan in Austin, Texas on September 12, 1978, to Mary Frances (Victory), a poet, and Pieter Meade Schenkkan, an attorney. His uncle is playwright Robert Schenkkan. Ben is of Dutch Jewish (from his paternal grandfather), English, and Scottish descent.Wikipedia
BornSeptember 12, 1978
HometownAustin, Texas, United States
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseMorena Baccarin
ParentsPieter Meade Schenkkan, Mary Frances Victory


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Mischa Barton reveals she dated 25-year-old ‘O.C.’ co-star Ben McKenzie when she was 17, says he was ‘her first’

  • The behind-the-scenes action on “The O.C.” apparently wasn’t too P.C. after all. According to Mischa Barton, she and co-star Ben McKenzie, who portrayed teenage lovers on the Fox drama series, were lovebirds in real life — with a significant age difference. The actress spilled the beans on their secret offscreen romance in an interview for the latest episode of the “Call Her Daddy” podcast. “I ...


Crypto: CFTC and SEC regulation gap being 'exploited,' says Actor Ben McKenzie

Actor Ben McKenzie, who has a background in economics, is not a fan of cryptocurrencies, detailing his criticism in his new book "Easy Money." "Crypto, by design, allows for a lot of illegal activity, particularly wash trading," McKenzie claims. Mckenzie explains how a gap in regulation between the CFTC and the SEC has help the crypto industry grow, arguing the industry has exploited the division of how commodities and securities are classified and has "played the agencies off of one another."
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