Ben Richardson has been a part of the independent film scene for over 6 years, playing a wide range of characters along the way. Constantly pushing himself to grow as a filmmaker, person, and as an actor to be “true in imaginary circumstances.” He has a true passion and love for the art. He enjoys collaboration, and diving into characters that are nothing like himself, but finding an immersive level of authenticity to portray them.
In addition to acting, his short film writing/directing debut, REPERCUSSION, finished its film festival run in 2019. Garnering over 35 awards nominations, and 12 wins! Including individual accolades for “Best Screenplay,” “Best Lead Actor,” “Best Oklahoma Director,” and the “Horizon Award” which is given to the most up-and-coming actor/director in the state of Oklahoma.
His new short film THE FISHERMAN, which he co-wrote, co-directed, co-produced, and starred in is now on the festival curcuit. It has currently been to 5 festivals worldwide, including the prestigious Oaxaca Film Festival and Houston Worldfest where it won an award for “Best Original Short Film.” So far the film has had 3 award nominations and 1 win.
Richardson is also an accomplished producer, having as now produced 9 short films and 4 features films throughout the past four years, including a Lifetime movie, Hallmark movie, and indie darling, Lord Finn to which he also starred.
SAG-AFTRA Eligible // Height: 6’2″, Weight: 180 lbs, Hair: Dark Brown, Eyes: Brown