Ben McDonnell was born on June 2, 1992 in Maplewood, MN. Ever since he was young people have told him to push a career in acting. As a child Ben was always the center of attention and loved the crowd. Bens mother told Almost Famous Magazine, “ he was like raising 10 Jim Carrey’s”. Ben had started attending acting lessons at a young age, and acting in local plays. Ben had had the star role in "100 Lunches" and "Rumors" as well as many other productions. Ben then moved on to better coaching in Los Angeles, where he would fly out for long weekends and work on intensives with some of Hollywood’s best acting coaches. Since then Ben has been in many theater productions, Short Films, and fashion shows. Ben has also signed on with an Agent and Manager, While he continues to work as an actor he has been ranked top 10 barrel racer in the Midwest. Ben currently lives in the city of Los Angeles and Minneapolis, MN. Ben is pushing to pursue a career in Television, film, commercials, and modeling.