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Born: June 21, 1982 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Georgia, USA Profession:

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Actor Benjamin Walker launched a career as a stand-up comedian before tackling performances on stage and screen, where he made his biggest impact on international audiences with his star-making turn as America's 16th president in "Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" (2012). After a notable feature film debut in the biographical drama "Kinsey" (2004), the then-fledgling actor was cast in Clint Eastwood's poignant WWII drama "Flags of Our Fathers" (2006). Walker also garnered numerous theater credits, including critically acclaimed Broadway performances in the titular role of the rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson." In 2011, a buzz surrounded him when he was cast in another unorthodox presidential role in the fantasy thriller "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." With his fame and credentials secured, Benjamin Walker proved to be a versatile actor in the 21st century, capable of commendable performances on stage as well as on the small and silver screens.

Actor Benjamin Walker launched a career as a stand-up comedian before tackling performances on stage and screen, where he made his biggest impact on international audiences with his star-making turn as America's 16th president in "Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" (2012). After a notable feature film debut in the biographical drama "Kinsey" (2004), the then-fledgling actor was cast in Clint Eastwood's poignant WWII drama "Flags of Our Fathers" (2006). Walker also garnered numerous theater credits, including critically acclaimed Broadway performances in the titular role of the rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson." In 2011, a buzz surrounded him when he was cast in another unorthodox presidential role in the fantasy thriller "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." With his fame and credentials secured, Benjamin Walker proved to be a versatile actor in the 21st century, capable of commendable performances on stage as well as on the small and silver screens.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Paradise Lost (2017)
2.
3.
 Heart of the Sea (2015)
4.
 2:22 (2014)
7.
 Magician, The (2010)
8.
 Unconscious (2006)
9.
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2004:
Graduated from Juilliard Actor Training Program
2004:
Made feature film debut, playing title character at 19 in "Kinsey"
2005:
Landed minor role in biographical drama "The Notorious Bettie Page"
2006:
Played a doomed Marine in Clint Eastwood's "Flags of Our Fathers"
2007:
Portrayed Bertram Cates in Broadway revival of "Inherit the Wind"
2008:
Cast as Chevalier Danceny in Roundabout Theatre Company production of "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" opposite Laura Linney and future wife Mamie Gummer
2007:
Originated titular role in emo-rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson"; premiered at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles
2010:
Reprised starring role in "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson" on Broadway
2012:
Starred as the U.S. president in genre mash-up "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter," based on novel by Seth Grahame-Smith
2013:
Cast as Brick opposite Scarlett Johansson on Broadway in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
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Education

Interlochen Arts Academy: Interlochen , Michigan -
The Juilliard School: New York , New York - 2004

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