Courtney Benjamin

by Courtney Benjamin
(Detroit, MI USA)

Bio:
Courtney Benjamin (Actor/Rapper) born in Chicago Ill, raised in Pontiac, MI. Ferris State University Graduate (Applied Speech Communications with a minor in Theatre). Courtney has had passion for theatre, film, Improv and rapping for a few years now; he has shared the stage with LisaRaye and many others. Benjamin can be seen in films such as; Gifted Hands as Neurosurgeon, America as Sherriff Romero, Studio Games as Razor, Up in the Air as The Gate Agent and short film One Hell of a Day as Steve. He can be heard on soundtrack for Studio Games.

Resume:
Courtney R. Benjamin Charlies Talent Agency 586-362-3561 Non-Union HEIGHT: 5’8”
WEIGHT: 200lbs
HAIR: Bald
EYES: Brown
DOB: 04/19/1982


THEATRE:
“Revelation” 1997 sinner/rapper (RCC)

“Comedy of Errors” 2003 Gaoler, (Ferris State University)

“The Laramie Project” 2004 Dr. Cantway, News 4, Juror 6, Shadow (Ferris State University)

“Bathroom Mirrors Series” (tour) 2005 T, Mike, J-Money, (First Expressions)

“Fatherhood”2008, Mover, (Detroit Opera House)

“Affairs: one night can change your life” 2008 Officer Smith (2 the Moon Productions)

“Unequally Yoked” 2009 Melvin (Lead) (Parables Entertainment LLC)



TV/FILM: “NO Play” 2009 Captain Primer (MICHAEL T Rehahn Film)

“Up In The Air” 2009 Gate Agent (DreamWorks Pictures/ Paramount)

“Hell of a Day” 2009 Steve (A&W Films)

“Studio Games”2009 Razor (Monique Braswell Film)

“America” 2009 Sheriff Romero (Lifetime Movie)

“Gifted Hands” Ben Carson Story 2009 Neurosurgeon Resident (TNT Original Movie)

“What about Jas” 2005 {Short}

Tyrone (FSU Production)



COMMERCIAL:
“Fatherhood” 2008, Self, (Specs Howard)



EVENTS:
2009 NAACP Freedom Festival (Comcast/Turner Network)



TRAINING: Ferris State University
Theatre Minor
2002-2005
Dramatic Arts Studio (Film) Christopher Bondy

2008(ongoing) “Intent”
2009 Neighbor (Extra)


SPECIAL SKILLS:
Impersonations / Rap/ Football/ Boxing/Improv

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