Ben Adducchio is an award-winning actor and journalist. Ben lives in New York City where he works in acting on television shows and films. Ben’s appeared in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, Elementary, Blue Bloods, and many other shows. Background acting film credits include Ted 2, Oppenheimer Strategies, and Bridge of Spies. Other film appearances include Diamond Soles, Finding Her, and Long Nights, Short Mornings. Ben’s ultimate goal is to work as a principal actor in film/TV/new media.
Ben is also an experienced stage actor. He’s appeared in off-off Broadway New York productions of The Irish Wake of Patty O’Toole, 12 Angry Jurors, Barefoot in the Park, and Naked Uncle Sam, a selection in the 2014 9/11 Culture Festival. Ben has also performed in staged readings of Alice in Wonder How To Get A Job Land and Zelda: Reflections of a Southern Belle. Ben’s next stage appearance is in the play 1984, to be performed in November 2016.
Ben was named Best Actor at the 2013 West Virginia State Community Theater Festival for his portrayal of Marc in the play Art. He also won a 2014 Achievement in Acting Award at the Southeastern Theater Conference in Mobile, Alabama for his performance in Art. Ben’s also appeared in regional theater productions of 12 Angry Men, Dashing Through the Snow, Wait Until Dark and Say Hi to Mick Jagger. He has worked on several films for students at New York University, Shepherd University, and independent filmmakers.
Before he moved to New York City in July 2014, Ben was a public radio journalist for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, where he worked his way from reporter/producer to assistant news director. He reported on politics, arts/culture, and the environment.
Ben has an M.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Point Park University, and a B.A. in Mass Communications from Shepherd University.