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Ben McKenzie

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Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan (born September 12, 1978) is an American actor, author and commentator. He is best known for his starring television roles as Ryan Atwood on the teen drama The O.C. (2003–2007), Ben Sherman on the crime drama Southland (2009–2013), and James Gordon on the crime drama Gotham (2014–2019). McKenzie made his film debut in the Academy Award-nominated film Junebug (2005), before appearing in films including 88 Minutes (2007), Goodbye World (2013), Some Kind of Beautiful (2014), and Line of Duty (2019). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben McKenzie has received more than 7,867,633 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Ben McKenzie is the 4,451st most popular actor (down from 3,067th in 2019), the 6,647th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,921st in 2019) and the 2,075th most popular American Actor.

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  • 7.9M

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  • 46.49

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  • 35

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  • 4.40

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  • 3.66

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Among actors, Ben McKenzie ranks 4,451 out of 9,996Before him are Corbin Bleu, May Britt, Junko Takeuchi, Mark Damon, Nigel Terry, and Mort Sahl. After him are Louise Lasser, Roy Dotrice, Richard Herd, Michael Beck, Barbara Windsor, and Nathalia Timberg.

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Among people born in 1978, Ben McKenzie ranks 89Before him are Chris Andersen, Louis Saha, Ginnifer Goodwin, Papa Bouba Diop, Jason Biggs, and James Corden. After him are Justin Bartha, Emppu Vuorinen, Okan Yalabık, January Jones, Philipp Plein, and Janine Jansen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ben McKenzie ranks 6,647 out of 18,182Before him are William Dean Howells (1837), Jack Lousma (1936), Mark Damon (1933), Theobald Smith (1859), Zig Ziglar (1926), and Maynard James Keenan (1964). After him are Louise Lasser (1939), John Hinckley Jr. (1955), Jean Bartik (1924), Richard Herd (1932), Michael Beck (1949), and Oliver Nelson (1932).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Ben McKenzie ranks 2,075Before him are America Ferrera (1984), Robert Guillaume (1927), Paul McCrane (1961), Matt Frewer (1958), Corbin Bleu (1989), and Mark Damon (1933). After him are Louise Lasser (1939), Richard Herd (1932), Michael Beck (1949), Katherine Moennig (1977), Ryan Eggold (1984), and Chris Elliott (1960).

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