Ben McKenzie

Ben McKenzie

Age42Born on12 September 1978 in Austin, Texas, USA
McKenzie is the son of the lawyer Pieter Meade Schenkkan. His mother Mary Frances is a writer, journalist and professor at a university in Texas. He was born in Austin, Texas, where he grew up with his two younger brothers Zack and Nate. His uncle is actor and Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Schenkkan; his second cousin Sarah Drew is also an actress. After graduating in Economics and International Relations at the University of Virginia, he moved to New York in order to devote his attention to acting. There he received first in off-Broadway productions different roles, before moving to Los Angeles and was hired there for a starring role in the television series The OC, with the fourth season came to an end on 22 February 2007. For his portrayal of Ryan Atwood in the series he won several awards between 2003 and 2007. Since 2014 he portrayed in the crime series Gotham Detective James Gordon. McKenzie is politically interested and active. He was one of the speakers at the meeting of the Democrats in the summer of 2004.
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Actor

Gotham
James Gordon
Character
James Gordon
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Gotham
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guest Roles

Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 15x58
2017
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 15x54
2017
Men at Work
Episode 02x06
2013
Conan (2010)
Episode 2013x28
2013
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 10x14
2012
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Episode 02x113
2005
MADtv
Episode 09x22
2004
JAG
Episode 08x17
2003
The District
Episode 03x05
2002