PROFILE
Name:
Ben Indra
Birth Date:
February 23, 1979
Birth Place:
California, USA
Nationality:
American
BIOGRAPHY
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Faris' Ex

Background:

Actor Ben Indra is perhaps known for his marriage to “Scary Movie” star Anna Faris, which lasted for four years (2004-2008). The couple first met during the production of “Lovers Line” (2000) and dated shortly thereafter before married in 2004. Indra has appeared in the films “Damaged Goods” (2000, TV), Tempest Eye” (2000), “Rites” (2001). He played regular role in the short lived sitcom “Raising Dad” (2001-2002) and was cast in the fourth season of MTV's “Undressed” (2001).


Benjamin Jeffery Indra

Childhood and Family:

Benjamin Jeffery Indra, who would later be popular as Ben Indra, was born on February 23, 1979, in Sonoma County, California.

Ben began dating actress, singer, comedienne Anna Faris (born November 29, 1976) after they met on the set of the independent horror film, “Lovers Lane” (2000). They married on June 3, 2004, but divorced later on February 19, 2008, citing irreconcilable differences. As part of their divorce agreement, Faris reportedly agreed to pay him $900,000 in addition to other property and acting royalties.


Raising Dad

Career:

Ben Indra made his television film debut in “Damaged Goods” (2000), opposite Stephanie-Marie Baker, Josh Hammond and Walker Howard. He played the role of Wayne. The same year, he had his first film role in “Tempest Eye,” directed by Kris Kertenian, written by Jeff McArthur and starring Avery Waddell, Susan Traylor and Duane Whitaker. It was also in 2000 that he was cast alongside his future wife Anna Faris in the slasher movie “Lovers Lane,” starring Erin J. Dean, Riley Smith, Sarah Lancaster and Faris. There he portrayed Bradley. Indra played Mike McCready in the direct to video horror/fantasy film “Voodoo Academy” (also 2000), directed by David DeCoteau.

In 2001, Indra played Marlon in the fourth season of the MTV anthology series “Undressed” and landed a one episode stint in “Kate Brasher.” Besides, he starred alongside Billy O'Sullivan and Riccardo Natoli in the drama film “Rites,” directed and written by Lacy Wilkinson. Indra got his first series regular role on the WB sitcom “Raising Dad,” starring Bob Saget, Kat Dennings, Brie Larson, Riley Smith, Beau Wirick, and Jerry Adler. The show ran on The WB for a single season from October 5, 2001 to May 10, 2002.

In 2005, Indra appeared as Colefax in an episode of “Love, Inc.” called “Thick and Thin.”


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