Ben Foster & His Acting Career
Ben Foster’s passion for acting began at a young age. He also wrote, directed, and starred in his own play when he was 12 years old, this play went on to win second place in an international competition.
He dropped out of high school and moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue his passion and become an actor. Ben Foster is known for the extreme measures he takes to prepare himself for his movie roles. In 2006, he risked his eyesight while filming the crime thriller movie Alpha Dog when he added glaucoma drops into his eyes to dilate his pupils and made him appear to be high. He also took steroids to prepare himself for his role as Lance Armstrong in The Program.
He also ranked No. 16 on Entertainment Weekly’s actor list in the category of 30 Under 30. Film critic Matt Zoller Seitz described him as one of those actors who make seeing bad films worth it.
Who is Ben Foster engaged to?
Ben Foster was first engaged to actress and director Robin Wright until their split in 2015. The former couple was in an on-and-off relationship. He then got engaged to his now-wife Laura Prepon.
Is Ben Foster married?
Ben Foster is married to actress Laura Prepon. The couple got engaged in October 2016 and they tied the knot in January 2017.
Does Ben Foster have any children?
Yes, Ben Foster and his wife have two children. A daughter, Ella who was born in August 2017 and a son who was born in February 2020. They decided to delay announcing their son’s name at the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. This isn’t the first time that they have kept their children out of the public eye, the couple waited a year to release the first photo of their daughter Ella after her birth.
Where was Ben Foster born?
Ben Foster is an American who was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and was raised in Fairfield, Iowa. His father has a Russian-Jewish descent.
When was Ben Foster born?
Ben Foster was born on 29 October 1980 meaning that he is turning 40 this year. His star sign is Scorpio.
What is Ben Foster’s height and weight?
Ben Foster stands 5ft9 or 179cms tall and weighs around 154lbs or 70kgs.
How much is Ben Foster’s net worth?
Ben Foster has an estimated net worth of $20 million which he earned for being an actor.
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