Benim Foster

Benim Foster recently appeared in Disgraced (2016) at the Huntington. He has Broadway credits that include Disgraced (dir. Kimberly Senior) and Barefoot in the Park (dir. Scott Elliot), and the Roundabout Theatre Company’s national tour of Twelve Angry Men (dir. Scott Ellis). Off Broadway credits include Neil LeBute’s The Way We Get By (dir. Leigh Silverman, Second Stage Theatre); Forever Dusty (New World Stages); Becky Shaw (dir. Peter DuBois, Second Stage Theatre); and Last Train to Nibroc (Drama League Award nomination for Best Play) and Henry V (dir. Doug Hughes, The Public Theater). Regional favorites include the world premiere of Disgraced (American Theatre Company, also Long Wharf Theatre), Talley’s Folly (Merrimack Repertory Theatre) in which Mr. Foster received a 2015 IRNE Award nomination for Best Actor, The Merchant of Venice (Shylock), The Venetian Twins, Sleuth, Much Ado About Nothing, Modern Orthodox, and the world premieres of A Higher Place in Heaven and Duplex, for which Mr. Foster received an award for Best Actor from New York City’s Midtown International Theatre Festival. Film credits include Golden Boy, for which he was also co-producer, The Flying Scissors, Analyze This, Broadway Damage, IFC’s The Undeserved, the award-winning short Imperfection, and the indie film Stags for which he received a Best Actor Award nomination from New York City’s Visionfest Film Festival. Television credits include “Fringe,” “Ugly Betty,” the “Law & Orders,” and the soaps. Mr. Foster is a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts and the William Esper Studio.

(As of January 2016)

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