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Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen's biography

Ben Vereen is 76 years old stage actor born at Laurinburg. He was born on Thursday 10th of October 1946. According to year of birth 1946 he belongs to Silent Generation. Birthday on 10th of October means he is Libra. Libra sign depicts that it is all about “Balance”. It seems that their life is very balanced, however, things are way opposite as they always face unstable situations in order to balance it further.

He is native english speaker. He is citizen of United States of America. He is an adherent of protestantism. His primary profession is to be stage actor. You can know him also as film actor, television actor, voice actor, singer, dancer, Trekkie. He is recently known as actor.

Ben Vereen's schools

We found 1 school He attended. Name of the school: Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School.

Detailed informations about his schools

  • Graduated from the New York's High School of the Performing Arts

Ben Vereen's career

His main focus is to be stage actor.

Awards and competitions

Ben Vereen's Awards

  • Tony Award winner for "Pippin"
  • Won Broadway's 1973 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) for "Pippin." Was nominated the year before, in 1972, as Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Musical) for "Jesus Christ, Superstar."

What Ben Vereen has done for a first time

  • 1 son, Ben, with first wife. 4 daughters (Kabara, Malaika, Naja, and Karon) with current wife.
  • Ben met first wife Andrea Townsley when they were young and singing together at her father's Brooklyn church in the gospel choir. The marriage, which produced son Ben Jr., lasted only a few years. Andrea is now a pastor at her late father's church.
  • Ben's son by his first wife, Benjamin "Benji" Vereen, Jr., 55, a dancer and choreographer, was found dead on 8 August 2020 after being missing from his home for several weeks. He left four children.

Ben Vereen's quotes

  • If we plant the right seeds, tomorrow will be better. If you put out good things, then you'll get good things back. That's part of our responsibility as entertainers.
  • Everyone I've worked with has been good. You learn from the good, what's good, and you learn from the bad what not to do.
  • Live stage is being made as you go along. You feel the energy. There's nothing like a live audience.
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Ben Vereen's body shape

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