Ben Feldman (born May 27, 1980) is an American actor. He has done stage acting, including the Broadway play The Graduate along with Alicia Silverstone and Kathleen Turner. He also played a leading character in The Perfect Man and portrayed Fran Drescher's son on the television series Living with Fran. He is also known for his role as Jonah in the NBC sitcom Superstore.
Feldman at NBCUniversal's July 13, 2014 Summer TCA Tour
|Born||May 27, 1980|
Potomac, Maryland, United States
|Residence||Los Angeles, California|
Michelle Mulitz (m. 2013)
From 2009 to 2011, he was a regular on the television series Drop Dead Diva in the role of guardian angel Fred. Feldman left the series at the start of the fourth season, although he made occasional appearances. In April 2012, he joined the cast of AMC's Mad Men as a regular, playing the character Michael Ginsberg. Since 2014, Feldman has appeared as the recurring character Ron LaFlamme on HBO's Silicon Valley and, since 2015, he has appeared as main character Jonah in the NBC sitcom Superstore.
In addition to acting, Feldman also has his own wine label, Angelica.
Early life and educationEdit
Feldman was born in Potomac, Maryland. His father, Robert, runs an advertising agency and his maternal aunt, Susan Feniger, is a chef. Feldman was raised in his father's Jewish faith, attending Conservative and Orthodox denominations.
He was involved in camp and school theater from the age of 6, and attended Winston Churchill High School in Potomac. He worked as a camp counselor in the theater and taught a videography class for several summers in Bethesda, and attended Ithaca College in New York, where he received a bachelor of fine arts in acting.
Feldman lives in Los Angeles, California, and is co-owner of a wine label called Angelica Cellars. In 2012, he became engaged to Michelle Mulitz. They were married on October 12, 2013, at Smokey Glen Farm in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
|2005||When Do We Eat?||Zeke|
|2005||The Perfect Man||Adam Forrest|
|2009||Friday the 13th||Richie|
|2012||Sluts, Bitches and Whores!||Dan||Short film|
|2012||Departure Date||Young Jake||Short film|
|2013||Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th||Himself||Documentary film|
|2014||As Above, So Below||George|
|2015||400 Days||Bug Kieslowski|
|2003||Less than Perfect||Nicholas||Episode: "Rules"|
|2003||The Mayor||Jake Winterhalter|
|2005–06||Living with Fran||Josh Reeves||26 episodes|
|2007||Numbers||Seth Marlowe||Episode: "Graphic"|
|2008||Las Vegas||Herbert||Episode: "Guess Who's Coming to Breakfast"|
|2008||The New Adventures of Old Christine||Timmy||Episode: "The New Adventures of Old Christine"|
|2009||See Kate Run||Dan Carver|
|2009||Medium||Justin Lydecker||3 episodes|
|2009–14||Drop Dead Diva||Fred||38 episodes|
|2009||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Jason Devereaux||Episode: "Working Stiffs"|
|2011||Love Bites||Sam||Episode: "Stand and Deliver"|
|2012–14||Mad Men||Michael Ginsberg||22 episodes|
Nominated – Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (2012)
|2013||Major Crimes||Jason Andrews||Episode: "Under the Influence"|
|2013||The Mindy Project||Jason Richmond||2 episodes|
|2014–present||Silicon Valley||Ron LaFlamme||8 episodes|
|2014–15||A to Z||Andrew Lofland||13 episodes|
|2015||Childrens Hospital||Leo Richie||Episode: "Home Life of a Doctor"|
|2015–present||Superstore||Jonah Simms||Main cast; also director for the episode Lottery|
|2017||Hollywood Game Night||Himself||Episode: Super Duper Store Night|
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- "The People". Angelica Cellars. Archived from the original on 2010-08-22. Retrieved 2010-10-18.
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- UsWeekly Staff (16 December 2012). "Exclusve: Mad Men Star Ben Feldman Is Engaged to Michelle Mulitz!". UsWeekly. Celebrity News. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
- Webber, Stephanie (12 October 2013). "Exclusive: Ben Feldman Marries Michelle Mulitz: All the Wedding Details". UsWeekly. Retrieved 13 October 2013.
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