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Ben Vereen

Ben VereenAKA Benjamin Augustus Vereen

Born: 10-Oct-1946
Birthplace: Miami, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor, Dancer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Jesus Christ Superstar

Perhaps best known as Judas in the theatre version of Jesus Christ, Superstar. Seriously injured in a 1992 automobile accident, which required nearly two years of recuperation, largely at Kessler Rehabilitation Centre in New Jersey.


[1] Father was a Baptist deacon.

Wife: Andrea Townsley (div., one son)
Wife: Nancy Bruner (four daughters)
Daughter: Naja (b. 1971, d. 1987 automobile accident)
Daughter: Kabara
Daughter: Malaika

    High School: High School of Performing Arts, New York City, NY
    Theological: Manhattan Pentecostal Theological Seminary

    Tony

    TELEVISION
    Promised Land Lawrence Taggert, Sr. (1999)
    Silk Stalkings Capt. Hutchinson (1991-93)
    J. J. Starbuck E. L. "Tenspeed" Turner (1988)
    Webster Phillip Long (1984-85)
    Tenspeed and Brown Shoe E. L. "Tenspeed" Turner (1980)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Top Five (6-Sep-2014)
    Khumba (8-Sep-2013) [VOICE]
    And Then Came Love (1-Jun-2007) · Chuck Cooper
    Idlewild (25-Aug-2006)
    Feast of All Saints (11-Nov-2001)
    Soldiers of Change (27-Oct-2001)
    I'll Take You There (3-Sep-1999) · Mr. Gwin
    Why Do Fools Fall In Love (8-Aug-1998) · Richard Barrett
    Once Upon a Forest (18-Jun-1993) [VOICE]
    Intruders (17-May-1992)
    Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme (19-May-1990)
    Buy & Cell (1987)
    Pippin: His Life and Times (1981)
    All That Jazz (20-Dec-1979)
    Roots (23-Jan-1977)
    Funny Lady (15-Mar-1975) · Bert Robbins
    Gas-s-s-s (26-Mar-1971) · Carlos
    Sweet Charity (1-Apr-1969)

Official Website:
http://www.benvereen.com/


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