Benjie Anderson

Benjie Anderson

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Actor, Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Atlanta, Georgia

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About Benjie

"First and foremost... I'm an actor." Benjie is a Georgia (Savannah) native  residing in Atlanta. He’s a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, and as a SAG-AFTRAe actor, has over 35 years professional experience. He's appeared in feature films, on TV and on stage. He was an Executive Producer at BJG Media Productions of Atlanta, producers of “Love Always Charleston” and "Cool Carolina Nights" drama series. Love Always, Charleston aired on Comcast CTV-25 in Atlanta, and aired nationwide on Dish Network/CoLours TV in 2010.


"Cool Carolina Nights" a spin-off series, aired on NC, and VA TV stations, and aired on Comcast CTV-25 in Atlanta/ Dekalb County GA. As an award-winning actor and writer (poet), he can be seen in indies in 2011; “The Boy That Transcended Light” (2011 Am. Int'l Film Festival, AIFF award winner); “Words To Kill,” "Single in the A T L," Mangelo Productions ;"Unspoken Words," "A Christmas To Remember," Atlanta Dream Team Productions, and more!


As a writer, he’s working on 2 novels, he continues to write poetry, and he has screenplays in the works. 2017 projects involving Benjie are in post, and in 2018... Benjie WILL BE seen!



His philosophy toward the business is: “He or she who is committed, works to hone their skills, earns opportunities, helps others and has fun, can reap the benefits of their efforts. Got a role(s)?"

Credits

  • Crash Blossom

    Crash Blossom (2017)
    Film by Denim Buffalo Films Aesop A wealthy southern family toils w/ family issues, legacy and the future.

  • In The Hands  of Time

    In The Hands of Time (2016)
    Film (short) Ben

  • To Love The Soul of A Woman

    To Love The Soul of A Woman (2016)
    Film by JBStar Productions Dr. Rhett Malone

  • In the Hands of Time

    In the Hands of Time (2016)
    Film (Short, Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actor IN THE HANDS OF TIME is a short film about a married couple who experience an extraordinary age gap caused by time travel. They make a decision to bring balance to their lives and nothing goes as planned.

  • The Real Georgia Peaches

    The Real Georgia Peaches (2016)
    TV Movie (Drama and History) Actor TRGP will be filmed in Atlanta with a setting of the 1950's and 1960's. It will parallel the society... See full synopsis »

  • I Do, Maybe?

    I Do, Maybe? (2016)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor Brad and Monica are excited about their upcoming wedding, but every time they turn around something happens. If it's not the baby mama drama with Cindy, the in-laws and their opinions and feuds, the step child, the friends who can't mind their own business and think they are giving you the right advice or the unforeseen accidents, they probably wouldn't doubt their decision to marry. Can their love be strong enough to pull them through the dilemmas? When all the smoke clears and the truth is out, will there be a "happily" ever after? Written by Willie and Tawanda Jones

  • Oh My Child

    Oh My Child (2015)
    Theater by New Next Generation Productions Willie

  • Prentice Place

    Prentice Place (2015)
    Television by Drew2Media Dynamics Det. Teddy Taylor, Jr.

  • The Boom-Boom Room

    The Boom-Boom Room (2015)
    Theater by DAP (Dramatic Arts Productions) Theater Tony Guy

  • "The System"

    "The System" (2015)
    Music by 'DaMan Entertainment (Music) Artist/Writer/Performer It's a rap on what's positive, a suggestion if you will; using a better system to get a "real life" deal. Here's a sample of "The System" before the song drops. Share it!

  • The Products of the American Ghetto

    The Products of the American Ghetto (2015)
    Film by Atlanta Dream Team Productions (Drama) Frank

  • Don't Mind Me

    Don't Mind Me (2015)
    Theater by DonCreates Productions Dr. McDermont

  • A Christmas To Remember

    A Christmas To Remember (2014)
    Film by Atlanta Dream Team Prods. Joseph Shepherd,

  • The Final Project

    The Final Project (2013)
    Film (short) by 3rd Fathom Entertainment, LLC Caretaker

  • Deadly Obsession

    Deadly Obsession (2013)
    Film (short) by Golden Lake Films Police Capt. Johnson

  • JB Star Playfest Competition

    JB Star Playfest Competition (2013)
    Theater by JB Star Productions Celebrity Judge

  • Behind Closed Doors

    Behind Closed Doors (2013)
    Theater by T.Y. Martin Studios Pastor Donald Byrd

  • The Sick

    The Sick (2013)
    Film (Horror and Thriller) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Thy Will Be Done

    Thy Will Be Done (2012)
    Film by JBStar Productions (Action) Arthonious Buckner

  • Cool Carolina Nights

    Cool Carolina Nights (2012)
    Television by BJG Media Productions Exec. Producer, Writer, Director, Actor

  • Closing Statement

    Closing Statement (2012)
    Film by JBStar Productions Lt. Crawford Reggie was bullied. He became a bully... and it landed him in a casket before his time.

  • The Boy That Transcended Light

    The Boy That Transcended Light (2011)
    Film (Short, Drama, Family and Fantasy) Actor What starts out as a young boy who just wants to ride a horse ends with secrets being exposed. In the end, fear and sacrifice is forced to yield to destiny.

  • Money Power & Respect: The Series

    Money Power & Respect: The Series (2010 - 2011)
    Television (Drama) Actor A drama centered on a ruthless Atlanta family quest for money, power and respect. Ready to destroy anyone who dares to get in their way, even if its their own blood. There are plenty of shady business dealings.

  • Single in the ATL

    Single in the ATL (2011)
    Film (Comedy) Actor "NEW YORK" has SEX AND THE CITY, but "ATLANTA" has SINGLE IN THE ATL . This movie will take you on a journey through the lives of Storm Brooks, Chase Stallone, and Ed Jones. Step into their world to witness their antics, mishaps, and experiences that they encounter while living as single men in the ATL. Written by Anonymous

  • Words to Kill

    Words to Kill (2011)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor Words to Kills is a nonfiction drama-comedy centered in Atlanta, Georgia that focuses on the life of Marco Sloan, who is a very prominent author. Vanessa Davenport, an efficient personal assistant to Marco Sloan, is at odds with Marco's fiancée Stacie Bonet. Vanessa creates a sinister plan to destroy Stacie and walk away with Marco. However, Stacie and her friends counter Vanessa with plot that takes a deadly turn. Take a peak into the lives of these young Atlanta socialites to see who comes out on top. Written by Anonymous

  • From the Second Chair

    From the Second Chair (2010)
    Film (Short, Family, History and Music) Actor When a retired musician happens across a picture frame from his youth, he discovers that he can use the frame to view memories from his past.

  • Money Power & Respect

    Money Power & Respect (2009)
    Film (Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Love Is Where You Find It

    Love Is Where You Find It (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Actor When 43 year old Walter met 26 year old Nadia, he wasn't looking for her and she wasn't looking for him. Now that they're together, nobody can believe it. At times, neither can they.

  • Jack Squad

    Jack Squad (2009)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Actor Childhood best friends Kennedy, Mona, and Dawn embark on a plan to seduce and rob wealthy men. Using cunning acts of seduction and betrayal, the girls go full speed ahead with charm and sex as their weapons to become financially independent. Soon, however, everything backfires when they get involved with a vicious Under-Lord and a murder counters their actions. The women become enveloped in a world of deceit and murder, as they discover that what comes around goes around. It is now up to them to figure out what the next step is and how to get out of this vicious cycle of death before it is too late. Written by Simboya Entertainment

  • The Jack Squad

    The Jack Squad (2008)
    Film by Simboya Entertainment Grey

  • Happy Hour Last Call

    Happy Hour Last Call (2008)
    Video (Comedy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • 5

    5 (2007)
    Video (Action and Drama) Actor On a stake-out at an Atlanta warehouse, Detective Russell Harris (Victor Jones) and his partner, Detective David Jackson (Enoch King) are on a case that could make or break their careers. The target of the sting is Orlando Brown, the largest drug supplier on the east coast of the United States. As they move in to arrest Brown, the two detectives find themselves in the middle of a gunfight with Brown and his men. When the smoke clears, Brown is dead and Detective Harris is credited with getting a major drug dealer off the street as well as the largest drug bust in Atlanta history. 15 years later, Detective Harris is forced to face his past when Browns' daughter, Angel (Nikki Mynyon) who was 5 when her father was killed, kidnaps his daughter whose 5th birthday is just 17 hours away. Just as she had lost the person that she loved when she was 5, she wants to kill Harris' daughter when she turns 5. Angel has waited, plotted, and planned to avenge her fathers' death against the man who ... Written by Anonymous

  • Black & Blue

    Black & Blue (2001)
    Film (Action and Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Love Always, Charleston

    Love Always, Charleston (2000)
    Television (Drama) Actor A soap-opera series about family drama, dramatic lifestyles, love and relationships, failure and success in Charleston, SC and Atlanta, GA.

  • Miss Evers' Boys

    Miss Evers' Boys (1997)
    TV Movie (Drama and War) Actor In 1932 Macon County, Alabama, the federal government launched into a medical study called The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Blacks with Syphilis. The study selected 412 men infected with the disease and faked long term treatment, while really only giving them placebos and liniments. The premise of the action was to determine if blacks reacted similar to whites to the overall effects of the disease. The experiment was only discontinued 40 years later when a Senate investigation was initiated. At that time, only 127 of the original study group were left alive. The story is told from the point of view of Nurse Eunice Evers, who was well aware of the lack of treatment being offered, but felt her role was to console the involved men, many of whom were her direct friends. In fact, the movie's name comes from the fact that a performing dancer and three musicians named their act for her - "Miss Evers' Boys". All had the disease. A romance with one goes unrequited even after he joins the Army ... Written by John Sacksteder

  • Savannah

    Savannah (1996)
    Television (Drama) Actor Based in Savannah, Georgia, it follows the lives of 3 best friends that have grown up together. Lane Mackenzie left Savannah after graduating for college to become a big journalist in New York. She returned for her best friend's, Reese Burton, wedding to Travis Peterson. Lane finds out that her apartment in New York is robbed and she tries to collect on an inheritance only to find out that Travis stole every last penny of it. Peyton, daughter of the Burton Mansion maid, had an affair with Travis. Reese finds out that Travis was having an affair with a "Bunnie" and is devastated. Travis has wound up dead. And through it all, they remain friends. Written by Andrea H. Mitchell <mitchell@tsd.itg.ti.com>

  • Soul Survivors

    Soul Survivors (1995)
    TV Movie (Music) Actor Otis Cooke (Ian McShane) is a British DJ with a late-night American soul music program in Liverpool. His favorite band, The Tallahassees, disbanded years ago, but their biggest hit, "Pickin' Up the Pieces," was never released in England. The film recounts Cooke's adventures and misadventures as he travels to the U.S., finds the band members, and convinces them to get back together for a reunion tour of the U.K and the release of their old songs on CD. Written by Fred Goodridge

  • RoboCop 3

    RoboCop 3 (1993)
    Film (Action, Crime, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor The mega corporation Omni Consumer Products is still bent on creating their pet project, Delta City, to replace the rotting city of Detroit. Unfortunately, the inhabitants of the area have no intention of abandoning their homes simply for desires of the company. To this end, OCP have decided to force them to leave by employing a ruthless mercenary army to attack and harass them. An underground resistance begins and in this fight, Robocop must decide where his loyalties lie. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

  • Freejack

    Freejack (1992)
    Film (Action, Crime, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor Auto racer Alex Furlong is snatched by time travel, a split second before a fatal explosion, by Vasendak's 21st-century team of techies, who plan to sell his healthy body to an ailing rich man at McCandless Corporation, for a mind transfer. He escapes, but has no rights in this nightmare future of violence and sleaze. The story concerns his survival, and his attempt to revive his relationship with his fiancée Julie, now 15 years older and an executive at McCandless. Written by Will Briggs <wbriggs@sirius.uta.edu>

Awards

  • Honoree 1st Annual Atlanta Actors Award
    (2017)

  • Outstanding Achievement in Poetry Award / International Society of Poets
    (2007)

  • Editor’s Choice Award / Noble House Publishers, UK
    (2007)

  • Poet’s Choice Award / International Society of Poets
    (2007)

  • 1st Annual Best Actor Award/Atlanta Chapter, Nat’l Board of Chiropractic Examiners
    (2007)

  • 25th Anniversay Silver Telly Award for production; "Angel In The Aisles"
    (2004)

Education

  • Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA
    (1974-1977)

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