Rob Benedict is one of Hollywood’s pack of double threats actors whose talents extend beyond portraying characters on the silver screen. A native of Columbia, Benedict plies his trade in both the music and movie industries and his stints on these fields have been nothing short of incredible.
The actor is believed to have launched his career as an actor in the 1990s when he was cast in an uncredited role in the film, Run a Mile in My Shoes. No doubt, Benedict may not be the most prolific actor or musician you have come across but he sure has a lot of fans who are proud of his projects in the entertainment industry. If you are searching for information about the American star, we’ve got you covered. You’ll find them below.
Rob Benedict Biography (Age)
The actor was born Robert Patrick Benedict on the 21st day of September 1970. He is a native of Columbia, Missouri, in the United States. There is no information about his parents and early life. However, we do know that he has a sister called Amy Benedict. She is a successful actress who has appeared in numerous projects in the movie industry.
Benedict received his elementary and high school education in the United States, however, the names of the institution and the year he graduated from them are not known to the public. As for his higher education, the actor attended Northwestern University, from where he earned a degree in Performance Studies.
He made his first on-screen appearance in the year 1995 in a short film titled Run a Mile in My Shoes, after which he was cast as a student in the 1996 television series, Beverly Hills, 90210. Since that time till now, Rob Benedict has been featured in countless productions in the industry, including as a guest on works like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Monk, Snoops, Chicago Hope, NCIS, Burn Notice, NYPD Blue, and Medium.
In terms of his feature film credits, the actors have portrayed characters in A Little Help (together with Jenna Fischer), Kicking & Screaming, Still Waiting… (along with Will Ferrell), State of Play (together with Russell Crowe), The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (featuring Rosario Dawson), Say Goodnight, Group Sex (starring Aaron Paul), Two Days (alongside Paul Rudd), Not Another Teen Movie, and Waiting… (together with Ryan Reynolds).
Recently, Benedict has had roles as a guest in thrillers like Law and Order: Los Angeles, Shameless, Psych, and NCIS: Los Angeles. In addition, he played Jeremy Berger in Head Case and the Invisible Prince in Touch. Rob has been portraying Chuck Shurley/Carver Edlund in Eric Kripke’s dark fantasy television series Supernatural since 2009.
As regards his musical career, it has been on the upward side since he debuted. Currently, Rob is honing his musical talent with the popular Los Angles-based band, Louden Swain. He is not only the band’s guitarist but also the frontman. Louden Swain has released several albums, including “No Time Like The Present” which made its way to the music world in the year 2017.
Rob Benedict is a father of two children named Calvin Benedict and Audrey Benedict. He had the two with his wife, Mollie Benedict. Rob and Mollie tied the knot in 1995, however, there is no information about the couple’s family life and what their children have been up to.
The Supernatural actor stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches. As for his weight, it is listed as 70 kilograms (154 lb) and his body stats as follows: Chest (39 inches), Waist (32 inches), and Biceps (14 inches). Benedict has brown hair and a pair of dazzling blue eyes.
Things You Need To Know About Rob Benedict
1. As a film writer, he has written some works with other screenplay writers. He was part of the team that wrote the movie Lifetripper. The project recently debuted at the LA Short Film Festival. Benedict also co-wrote Unauthorized Hangover 2 Documentary, wherein he starred as Miles Davis-Davidson.
2. In addition to acting and singing, Rob Benedict also has some voice acting gigs on his resume. His most notable project is voicing Vin, a character in the video games Jak II and Jak 3.
3. Rob Benedict is best of friends with Nashville, Tennessee-born star, Richard Speight Jr. Speight is an accomplished producer, actor, screenwriter, and director. The two are the brains behind the creation and production of the web series, King of Con.
4. In October 2013, Benedict spent some days in the hospital after suffering a stroke at the Toronto Supernatural convention. After his recovery, the actor and his friend Richard initiated the t-shirt campaign tagged Getting By With a Little Help and later donated the proceeds to the National Stroke Association.