Ben Schwartz

15 Sep 1981


Ben Schwartz is an American comedian. A member of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, he got his start in comedy by faxing jokes to Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update and the Late Show with David Letterman. He has portrayed characters in two NBC shows, Undercovers and Parks and Recreation, made guest appearances in comedy sketches for CollegeHumor, and starred in the 2011 film Peep World. He has also been hired to write a remake of the 1991 comedy Soapdish. In addition, Schwartz has penned two books.

Schwartz was nominated for the 2009 Emmy for Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Special for coauthoring Hugh Jackman's opening number for the 81st Academy Awards.

He lives in The Bronx, New York.


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Filmography (21 titles)

(movie, 2020)
···Sonic the Hedgehog
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Sonic the Hedgehog (voice))
Genre: Action, Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Banarnar (voice))
Genre: Music, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2018)
···Blue Iguana
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Paul Driggs)
(movie, 2017)
···Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Genre: Science Fiction, Action, Adventure
Role: Actor (as BB-8 (voice))
Genre: Animation
Role: Actor (as Himself)
(movie, 2017)
···Outside In
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Ted)
(movie, 2017)
···DuckTales: Woo-oo!
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dewey)
(movie, 2016)
···The Intervention
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Jack)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as BB-8 Voice Consultant)
(movie, 2015)
···The Walk
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Albert)
(movie, 2014)
···The Interview
Genre: Action, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Publicist)
(movie, 2014)
···This Is Where I Leave You
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Rabbi Charles Grodner)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Noah)
(movie, 2013)
···Runner Runner
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Role: Actor (as Craig)
(movie, 2013)
Genre: Animation, Family
Role: Actor (as Skid Mark (voice))
(movie, 2013)
···Coffee Town
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Gino)
(movie, 2010)
···The Other Guys
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Beaman's Assistant)
(movie, 2009)
···Mystery Team
Genre: Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Dougie's Buddy)
(movie, 2007)
···New York City Serenade
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Russ)