Beck Bennett Biography
Beck Bennett (full name: Christopher Beck Bennett ) is an American actor, writer, and comedian. Bennett has been a cast member on Saturday Night Live since 2013.
Before joining SNL, he was widely known for the AT&T “It’s Not Complicated” commercials where he interviewed kids, his sketch videos with the comedy group Good Neighbor, and also his YouTube show Theatre of Life.
He attended New Trier High School where he played Jean Valjean in his school’s production of Les Misérables and graduated in 2013. He also attended the USC School of Dramatic Arts in the B.F.A. Acting program.
Beck Bennett Age
Bennett was born Christopher Beck Bennett on October 1, 1984, in Wilmette, Illinois, U.S (34 years old as of 2018).
Beck Bennett Family
He was born to Sarah and Andy Bennett. At a young age, Bennett performed in multiple shows at the Children’s Theatre of Winnetka.
Beck Bennett Wife
Bennett married his long-time girlfriend Jessy Hodges on August 25, 2018. On May 13, 2016, He had posted to his Instagram a photograph of himself with Hodges, its caption stated that the couple was celebrating five years with each other.
Beck Bennett Kyle Mooney
Bennett has been friends with fellow Saturday Night Live cast member Kyle Mooney since they were students at the University of Southern California. Many of SNL sketches have Bennett and Mooney’s characters either being on the same side or direct enemies in celebration of their friendship.
Beck Bennett Career
He joined the improv/sketch group Commedus Interruptus along with Kyle Mooney and Nick Rutherford in 2003. Bennett, Mooney, and Rutherford joined with editor/director Dave McCary to form the sketch group Good Neighbor. They received praise from comedian Louis C.K. and also the director Steven Spielberg, who sent Mooney, Bennett, Rutherford, and McCary a personal acknowledgment after being impressed with the Hook parody, Unbelievable Dinner. Spielberg complimented the sketch and encouraged the group to continue making funny movies.
Bennett appeared in the film Kill Me Now in 2012. Kill Me Now was a film starring multiple internet sketch-comedy groups, and filmed Beside Still Waters by writer/director Chris Lowell.
He appeared in an episode of Last Man Standing in March 2013 and also that August voiced a character for FOX ADHD’s Axe Cop.
SNL Beck Bennett
Bennett joined Saturday Night Live as a featured player on September 28, 2013. He was then promoted to repertory status for Saturday Night Live’s 41st season in 2015.
Bennett’s celebrity impressions on SNL include Ashley Parker Angel, Javier Bardem, Bill Belichick, Wolf Blitzer, Jeb Bush, Drew Carey, and Bill Clinton among others.
He has has recurring characters: Casey, co-host of Inside SoCal, and Jack Trask, host of Action 9 News at Five.
Beck Bennett Putin
Bennett portrays a shirtless Russian leader Vladimir Putin on the Jan. 21, 2017, edition of ‘Saturday Night Live.’
Beck Bennett Baby
He has also played a recurring character Richard Patterson (a.k.a. “Baby Boss”), who is a successful business executive who has the body and awkward movements of a baby.
Beck Bennett At&T
He created the satirical political talk show Fresh Perspectives in 2011 which then helped him land his AT&T commercials interviewing children.
Beck Bennett Sing
Bennett provides the voice of Lance in the North American release of Sing.
Beck Bennett Music
- This Is Not a Feminist Song
- I Don’t Wanna
Sing: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack · 2016
- I Don’t Wanna
- Track 5
Beck Bennett’s Net Worth
The Saturday Night Live cast member has an estimated net worth of 1 million.
Beck Bennett Height
The comedian stands at a height of 1.73 m.
Beck Bennett Gay
Due to Bennett being one of the most outspoken gay rights supporters in the industry, there had been rumors that he might be gay but he is straight.