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Ben Koldyke

Ben Koldyke

Date Of Birth27 March 1968
Age51 years 10 months 0 days
Day of BirthWednesday
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, United States
Zodiac SignAries
ProfessionsFootball Coach , Actor , Teacher (High school English) , Director , Writer , Entrepreneur
Nickname Ben
Full Name Benjamin Koldyke

Personal Information
Residence Santa Monica, California, United States
First Language English
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignAries
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Sexual Orientation Straight
Body Features & Measurements
Height188 CM
6 Feet 2 Inches
Eye color Blue
Hair color Dark Brown
Weight85 KG
187 lbs
Body Type Average
Family Information
Father Martin J Koldyke (investment banker)
Mother Patricia Blunt Koldyke (Educator)
Wife Maggie Lawson (Actress; married in2015 divorced in 2017)
Brothers Laird Koldyke
Carl Koldyke
Sister Elizabeth Koldyke
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Bachelors in English (Dartmouth College)
Education (High School) New Trier East High School (Winnetka, Illinois)
Education(School) Choate Rosemary Hall
Education(College) Dartmouth College
Alma MaterDartmouth College (Hanover, New Hampshire)
Career Information
Debut (Movie) The Next Best Thing(2008)
Years Active 2000-
Debut (TV) 24
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite Sports Football , Baseball
Social Networks, Web links
Wiki PageBen Koldyke Wiki Page
Facebook ProfileBen Koldyke Facebook Profile
Talent Agent The Gersh Agency
More Information
Net worth$1.2 Million


Ben Koldyke is an American actor, director & writer. He used to be a football coach and English teacher at an High School. 

Ben Koldyke was born on born 27th March 1968 in Chicago, Illinois, United States to Martin J Koldyke(Father)- an investment banker & Patricia Blunt Koldyke(Mother)- an educator, he grew up in Kenilworth with 3 siblings- a sister named Elizabeth Koldyke and brothers- Carl Koldyke, Laird Koldyke.

Ben Koldyke & Maggie Lawson Marriage : Ben and Maggie met while acting on the sets of the show 'Back In The Game', they got engaged on November 14, 2014. The couple got married on 8th August 2015 on their New Mexican ranch, Maggie was younger to Ben by 12 years. Maggie filed for divorce in early 2017.

Ben Loldyke with wife Maggie Lawson

Image: Ben Loldyke with wife Maggie Lawson

Meeting Rob McElhenney & start to acting career: Rob & Ben both used to be regulars at the 'Venice cafe', Ben was an admirer of the show 'It's always sunny in Philadelphia'. He wrote a note that said 'the show was fantastic' it eventually lead to the two getting close. It eventually lead to Ben appearing on Boldly Going Nowhere.

Ben Koldyke: Facts & Trivia

  • He played as quarterback for the High School football team.
  • He played baseball (third baseman) in High school as well.
  • He was an English teacher at an High school in Chicago, he also worked as a acting teacher at KIPP charter school in Inglewood.
  • Work It(2012): a sitcom with cross dressing theme was pulled out after 2 episodes after the transgender community felt uncomfortable with the theme.
  • Ben doesn't have social media accounts, he previously had instagram account.
  • Embarrassing scene: His previous most embarrassing scene was kissing a man on TV, he topped that by appearing nude in one of the later shows.

Ben Koldyke: Quotes

  • I didn't think success can actually happen this late
  • I was interviewing to be a writer, they asked me to come in and read as an actor. I did, on a whim, and I got the job.

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