Ben Prendergast

Ben Prendergast

Actor, Voice Actor and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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About Ben

Award-winning actor based in Los Angeles. His recent Film & TV credits include Preacher (AMC), Predestination (with Ethan Hawke), Frontier (NBC), Offspring and Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries.

On stage he has appeared in The Distance for Melbourne Theatre Company, The Flick (Annie Baker – Pulitzer Prize) for Queensland Theatre Company, and numerous productions for the prestigious Red Stitch Actors Theatre, where he is an ensemble member.

In 2016 he was awarded a Green-Room Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Alex in Simon Stephen’s Sea Wall.

Unique traits: US/UK/Australian Character Actor

Credits

  • Where Blood Lies

    Where Blood Lies (2019)
    Film Actor

  • Bye Bye Blue

    Bye Bye Blue (2019)
    Film Actor

  • Preacher

    Preacher (2019)
    TV Series Actor

  • A Simple Question

    A Simple Question (2018)
    Film Actor

  • Birth of a Pomegranate

    Birth of a Pomegranate (2018)
    Film Actor

  • Hades

    Hades (2018)
    Video Game Actor

  • Spirit of the Game

    Spirit of the Game (2016)
    Film Actor

  • Jack and Franki: Act 1

    Jack and Franki: Act 1 (2015)
    TV Movie by Stuart Stanton (Comedy) Actor

  • William Kelly's War

    William Kelly's War (2014)
    Film by Geoff Davis (War) Actor As the Great War begins, Billy and Jack Kelly together with cousin Paddy sign on and are shipped out to serve in Europe. Billy, a known marksman is singled out to head up a highly successful sniper team. Journalist Keith Murdoch is attached to Billy's group for press coverage of the front line. With Murdoch's glowing reports, Billy and the boys become celebrated war heroes. As the war drags on, the defeat at Gallipoli leads to more death and carnage in France. Billy's sniper abilities and courage in hand to hand fighting astounds his fellow soldiers, he is awarded the Legion of Honour. Back home, Billy's parents confronted with lawless bushrangers who threaten their lives and livelihood and fearing they will never see their sons again begin to campaign to oppose the government conscription policy. In Europe, Billy's team are sent forward to harass the enemy prior to a major assault on the infamous and impregnable Hindenburg Line. Through an amazing feat of determination and courage ... Written by IFM / Filmways

  • Predestination

    Predestination (2014)
    Film by Peter Spierig (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor PREDESTINATION chronicles the life of a Temporal Agent sent on an intricate series of time-travel journeys designed to ensure the continuation of his law enforcement career for all eternity. Now, on his final assignment, the Agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. Written by Anonymous

  • Martha Arthur

    Martha Arthur (2013)
    Film (short) by Lou Sanz (Comedy) Actor A professional bearer of bad news loses her mojo but when a cute man walks through the door she sees a chance to rediscover it in a most unusual way.

  • Leongatha

    Leongatha (2013)
    Television by Shane Dunlop (Comedy) Actor After being asked to film a cousin's wedding, Denny Finch begrudgingly makes his way to the regional Victorian town of Wonthaggi where a mini-bus awaits to transport Denny, his family members, friends, the marriage celebrant and a mysterious stranger to the ceremony in the nearby town of Leongatha. The trip should take no more than an hour or two, however things don't go entirely to plan as mechanical faults, family disagreements, missing children, pesky local "wildlife", unplanned funerals and other unforeseen circumstances stop the bus in its tracks. For Denny and his family, the road to Leongatha becomes a very, very long one. Written by Shane Dunlop

  • Leongatha: The Movie!

    Leongatha: The Movie! (2013)
    Film by Shane Dunlop (Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family and 1 More) Actor After being asked to film a cousin's wedding, Denny Finch begrudgingly makes his way to the regional Victorian town of Wonthaggi where a mini-bus awaits to transport Denny, his family members, friends, the marriage celebrant and a mysterious stranger to the ceremony in the nearby town of Leongatha. The trip should take no more than an hour or two, however things don't go entirely to plan as mechanical faults, family disagreements, missing children, pesky local 'wildlife', unplanned funerals and other unforeseen circumstances stop the bus in its tracks. For Denny and his family, the road to Leongatha becomes a very, very long one. Written by Anonymous

  • The Doctor Blake Mysteries

    The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
    Television (Mystery) Actor A doctor is a war veteran who was at the fall of Singapore, suffering trauma from war memories. He begins solving crimes. Written by CK

  • Last Dance

    Last Dance (2012)
    Film by David Pulbrook (Drama) Actor Last Dance is a 2012 Australian thriller film about a Muslim man (Firass Dirani) who kidnaps an elderly Melbourne Jewish woman (Julia Blake) and holds her hostage. It will make its international premiere at the 2012 Melbourne International Film Festival. The female lead was meant to be Gena Rowlands but her casting was opposed by the MEAA Written by Lilly

  • Australia on Trial

    Australia on Trial (2012)
    Television (Drama) Actor

  • It's Not You. It's Bree.

    It's Not You. It's Bree. (2012)
    Television by Shane Dunlop (Comedy) Actor Desperate to become Australia's answer to Dr. Phil, Bree has decided to hire a film crew to follow her trajectory towards fame and stardom. With an impending book release, Bree gives the cameras access to her daily routines; her family; her colleagues and her clients with awkward results. Here we get a chance to meet them all before the camera's start to roll for real. No stone is left unturned and none of Bree's "advice" is left unheard as she takes the documentary crew and her clients on a ride they probably weren't expecting. She's the therapist you wouldn't wish on your worst enemy! Written by Anonymous

  • The Frontier

    The Frontier (2012)
    TV Movie by Thomas Schlamme (Western) Actor Set in the 1840s, show centers on a group that follows their dreams and heads west from Missouri across the uncharted country.

  • The Marker

    The Marker (2012)
    Film (short) by Jonathan Gilbert (Drama) Actor

  • Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries

    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries (2012)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor Our female sleuth sashays through the back lanes and jazz clubs of late 1920s Melbourne, fighting injustice with her pearl-handled pistol and her dagger-sharp wit.

  • Post Apocalyptic Man

    Post Apocalyptic Man (2011)
    Film (short) by Nathan Phillips (Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor, Producer Set in a post-apocalyptic outback after the collapse of everything we knew. Infertility grips what's left of the population. The cure, and genetic research that controls the evolutionary process are at stake. Cain Storm, the head of an evil empire, has sent his Regulator forces and a vicious bounty hunter to capture a freedom-fighter named Shade, take the cure, and create a new world order. All that stands in the way are Shade and his motley group of rebels. Written by Anonymous

  • Stop

    Stop (2011)
    Film (short) by Paul Dowie (Drama) Actor A man is about to kill himself - can his wife stop him in time?

  • The Family Mills

    The Family Mills (2011)
    Film (short) by Paul Dowie (Comedy) Actor Welcome to The Family Mills. The most dysfunctional family you'll ever meet who reveal 7 secrets in 7 minutes and an announcement to die for...

  • Rush

    Rush (2011)
    Television by John Edwards (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Actor Rush follows the lives of members of the prestigious Tactical Response team (TR), which is based on the real life Victoria Police Critical Incident Response Team, a highly mobile unit that fills the operational gap between general duties police and the SWAT-like Special Operations Group. The team is seen responding to violent incidents such as carjackings, suicides and armed offences. Rush focuses on the TR officers, their intelligence officer, Leon Broznic and Superindendent Kerry Vincent, head of the TR administration. It explores both the working and personal lives of the team. Written by Chazzy B

  • Winners & Losers

    Winners & Losers (2011)
    Television by John Holmes (Comedy and Drama) Actor The lives of four best friends bound together by their shared experience of being "the losers" in high school. Now ten years later the women are about to become winners, but at what cost?

  • Punch Drunk

    Punch Drunk (2010)
    Film (short) by Samuel Wark (Drama) Actor, Producer Punch Drunk tells the story of 'Joe Sparro' an elderly man who suffers from Dementia Pugilistica, a condition otherwise known as 'Punch Drunk'. With the rising costs of aged care due to privatisation Joe is forced out of what has been his home for many years. He is released back into a new society, one that he is forced to come to terms with when returning to live with his wife. The years being medicated and institutionalised have taken a toll, battling just to grasp daily life. Although it is this battle of remembering that may just save his life. Written by Anonymous

  • The Anniversary

    The Anniversary (2010)
    Film (short) by Richard Marvin (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Actor Everyone handles grief differently.

  • The Partridge & the Pear Tree

    The Partridge & the Pear Tree (2010)
    Television by Shane Dunlop (Comedy and Romance) Actor Set at an all-year round Christmas supplies warehouse and Christmas tree farm, employees Jack & Cass are living proof that for some, Christmas comes more than once a year. They both hate their jobs and each other!

  • Tangle

    Tangle (2010)
    Television by John Edwards (Drama) Actor A story of two generations of two families colliding, connecting, sometimes at cross purposes as they navigate their way around the maze of love, sex, money and politics.

  • Satisfaction

    Satisfaction (2010)
    Television by Roger Simpson (Drama) Actor Club 232, a luxury bordello in Melbourne (Australia), is the focal point of fun, debauchery and various drama involving prostitutes, pimp team, clients families and others. Gangster Nick runs it for a shady conglomerate, until a drug deal proves fatal and his daughter and daily assistant Nat must take over. Callgirl Mel has the top-end clients, semi-independent. The other girls tend to struggle with their private lives and whether to keep them apart from 'sex work'. Clients and loved ones have their own problems. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Offspring

    Offspring (2010)
    Television by John Edwards (Comedy and Drama) Actor The story of the impossible loves of 30-something obstetrician Nina Proudman and her fabulously messy family.

  • Message from the CEO

    Message from the CEO (2009)
    Film (short) by Nathan Phillips (Drama) Actor, Producer Eric wakes up and in his anonymous home and already he begins to deviate from what are clearly long established routines. He enters his work-place, a hive of disengaged office dwellers who are toeing the company line. A series of exchanges with colleagues climax in a review of their place and importance in his life. He oscillates between reality and a series of dream snaps that reveal his growing resentment. The CEO, worried about what is taking place in his controlled environment, requests a meeting with Eric. Eric begins to make peace with the decision to downsize his life and moves from a state of agitation to a state of assuredness. Written by Anonymous

  • The Accidental Defrosting of Will Debney

    The Accidental Defrosting of Will Debney (2009)
    Film (short) by Shane Dunlop (Comedy) Actor Will Debney was Australia's most famous children's entertainer until his death in 1971, where soon after he was cryogenically frozen. Roger works in accounts payable at Debney Inc and he is about to learn that Debney's cryogen bill is long overdue. Written by Anonymous

  • One in a Million

    One in a Million (2009)
    Film (short) by Tom Vogel (Comedy and Thriller) Actor

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