Ken Baumann

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Ken Baumann
BornKenneth Robert Baumann
(1989-08-08) August 8, 1989 (age 23)
Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Other namesKenny Baumann
OccupationActor, Writer, Publisher
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Aviva Farber (2012 - present)
 
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Ken Baumann
BornKenneth Robert Baumann
(1989-08-08) August 8, 1989 (age 23)
Urbana, Illinois, U.S.
Other namesKenny Baumann
OccupationActor, Writer, Publisher
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Aviva Farber (2012 - present)

Kenneth Robert "Ken" Baumann (born August 8, 1989) is an American actor, writer, and publisher. He currently plays Ben Boykewich on The Secret Life of the American Teenager which is wrapping up it's fifth and final season. His first novel, Solip, will be published by Tyrant Books in 2012.[1] He owns and operates Sator Press, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit publishing company, and co-publishes No Colony, a literary journal, with Blake Butler (author). He is an angel investor in the learning platform Memrise.

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Personal life

Ken was born in Urbana, Illinois, the son of Vicki and Robert Baumann.[2] He grew up in Abilene, Texas, where his family owned and operated a miniature horse ranch and wildlife rescue. He is diagnosed with Crohn's disease.[3] He married actress Aviva Farber on June 16, 2012 in Malibu, California.[4]

Career

Ken Baumann started acting at the age of 11 in New York and Texas. He moved to Los Angeles at age 14 and almost immediately landed a role as one of the leads in a pilot for Fox, alongside Alan Ruck and Kristen Johnson, penned by playwright Nicky Silver. Most recently, Ken shot the independent feature The Cottage', starring David Arquette, directed by Christopher Jaymes, and written by his friend Nick Antosca.

Filmography

YearTitleRoleNotes
2003Riding the 9Scott
2004Tojenkawapuppet master
Birdie and BogeyParty Boy
ConsiderationAlbert
2005Don't AskCalvin Collins
FallingLittle Jimmy
2006Sixty Minute ManMichael Hendersen
The Other MallTrevor
Wolves in the WoodsPeter
2008Eli StonePete Johnson1 episode
Spring Break '83Jimmy
WhoreKenny
2008–2013The Secret Life of the American TeenagerBen Boykewich121 episodes
2009Here's HerbieMike
2010–2011CastleAshley3 episodes
The CottageJustin

Awards

Awards
YearResultAwardCategoryNominated Work
2009NominatedTeen Choice AwardsChoice Summer TV Star: MaleThe Secret Life of the American Teenager
NominatedChoice TV Actor: Drama
2010NominatedChoice TV Actor: Drama
NominatedChoice Summer TV Star: Male
2012PendingChoice Summer TV Star: Male

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