Trained at the University of Pretoria, where he was their star actor.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Ben became a household name when he played the lead role in the TV youth series Skooldae (“School Days”).
On stage he has performed in Die Huigelaar (as Cleante for TRUK, 1986), It's a Boy! (for Pieter Toerien), Siener in die Suburbs (as “Jakes” at the State Theatre, Pretoria, with PACT), Hartebees (Alexander Strachan, KKNK, 2000 - also directed the play).
Various entries in the NELM catalogue.
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