Ben Bennett is an Australian actor, singer and songwriter, based in Sydney, Australia. Having undertaken lessons in singing, acting, piano, guitar and musical theatre from a young age, Ben was thrilled to receive a scholarship to attend The McDonald College of Performing Arts. Upon graduation, he studied Screen Acting at NIDA and dance at Sydney Dance Company.
Most recently Ben has just wrapped up the explosive national tour of Green Day’s American Idiot, reprising the lead role of Johnny. He can also be seen on Channel 11’s Random and Whacky playing the role of Will.
Previously Ben starred in the world premiere of Muriel’s Wedding The Musical with Sydney Theatre Company in the lead role of Brice Nobes.
He made his feature film debut in Emo The Musical, which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival as well as being selected to screen at the Berlin International Film Festival.
On television, Ben has appeared on Channel 7’s Home and Away as Tyson, on Channel 9’s Pyramid and made it to the top six of Team Delta in The Voice.
Ben is also an active member of the music scene throughout Australia.