Spouse Laura Carswell (m. 2011)
Role Television actor
|Name Ben Bass|
Years active 1987–present
Nationality American, Canadian
|Full Name Benjamin Langer Bass|
Born August 14, 1968 (age 47) (1968-08-14) Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
Education London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Movies and TV shows Rookie Blue, Forever Knight, Bride of Chucky, Would Be Kings, Tom Stone
Similar People Laura Carswell, Missy Peregrym, Peter Mooney, Travis Milne, Charlotte Sullivan
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Benjamin Langer Bass (born August 14, 1968) is an American-Canadian television and stage actor. He is best known for his role as 16th century Spanish vampire Javier Vachon in the series Forever Knight, and for his more recent role as Detective Sam Swarek on the Global police television series Rookie Blue, which also aired on ABC.
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- Life and career
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Life and career
Bass was born in Baltimore, Maryland. At age 7, he moved with his family to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He speaks French fluently.
He started his television career by appearing in the show 21 Jump Street, and started his stage career when he appeared in Angry Housewives. He was nominated for a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award for best supporting actor in Angry Housewives. Also, he originated the stage role of the young Elvis Presley in Are You Lonesome Tonight at The Charlottetown Festival in Prince Edward Island. Following that, he attended Theatre School at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and L'École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, After returning to Canada, he appeared in television guest roles before becoming a regular cast member of the series Forever Knight as the 16th century Spanish vampire Javier Vachon.
He also appeared at the Stratford (Ontario) Festival as Christian in Cyrano de Bergerac and as the lead in In the Ring and also appeared as Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew at the Atlantic Theatre Festival in Nova Scotia.
Bass then played a lead character in the TV show The Eleventh Hour and was nominated for a Gemini Award for this role . He also starred in a TV miniseries Would Be Kings for which he received a second Gemini nomination. His next role as Sam Swarek in Rookie Blue garnered nominations for a Canadian Screen Award in 2014 and 2016. His film career includes A Cool Dry Place, Bride of Chucky and The 6th Day.
On June 14, 2011, he married actress Laura Carswell. As of 2016, they are divorced.