Jeff has been an ongoing thespian and all around renaissance man for the last 14 years; mostly in the Reno/Sparks area. He started his acting career on stage at the age of sixteen at Reed High School. The shows he participated in were popular productions such as the “Music Man;” “Les Miserables,” where he had his first lead role at the age of seventeen as Monsieur Thenardier; and the “Pirates of Penzance.” He has continued on with singing, dancing, and acting ever since. He has participated in more musicals and some of the plays at Truckee Meadows Community College such as “Cabaret” and “Hair.” Jeff left Reno in 2009 to study theatre in Decatur, IL, at Millikin University.
After a year at Millikin, Jeff returned home to be with his family. After that, things really started to pick up for him again. In the last few years, he has branched out to voice over work, having recorded and produced a few radio promos & some audio books for Audible.com. He has had some background work in a few indie films, he performed once again at TMCC in such shows “Spamalot” and “The Producers” where, after they gave him a fat suit, he played Max Bialystock. On top of playing the lead in that highly demanding show, he also built the dancing pigeons for the "Guten Tag Hop Clop" with a little help from his uncle at his workshop. He has also participated at Bruka’s community theatre in the role of Malcolm in “The Full Monty” in the summer of 2015 during Reno’s Artown. Most recently, though, he co-starred in a live Star Wars Parody, "The Jedi Doth Return". Not only did he play 5 characters, but he also built the Rancour and everyone's favorite little hysterical alien, Salacious Crumb.
Now at the age of 30 this young man has his first television role as the Idaho Boys’ middle brother, Darren. He will continue his career as a physical actor, and dreams of one day having a full time voice acting career as well.
Name: Jeffrey Bentley
Lives in: Reno, Nevada
Occupation: Actor, Animator, Crafty, Crew, Dancer, Illustrator, Leadman, Musician, Photographer (Still), Puppeteer, Singer, Storyboard Artist, Voice Artist, Voice Actor and Narrator