Ben Best

Ben Best

  • Born on
    • September 11th, 1974
  • Died on
    • September 10th, 2021
Ben Best was an American actor, writer, musician, and producer. Best attended the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina with frequent collaborators Danny McBride, Jody Hill, and David Gordon Green. It was with McBride and Hill that Best co-created the comedy series Eastbound & Down, which ran on HBO for four seasons from 2009 to 2013. Best appeared in eight episodes of the series as Clegg, a local bartender and Kenny's longtime friend. Best also co-wrote and co-starred with McBride and Hill in the cult indie movie The Foot Fist Way, directed by Hill. He also co-wrote the 2011 period fantasy comedy Your Highness, which starred McBride, James Franco and Natalie Portman, and was directed by Green. it was also Best's last collaboration with McBride. Best’s actor credits also include Superbad, What Happens in Vegas, Observe and Report, and Land of the Lost. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Best, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (6 Credits)

2009Land of the Lost as Ernie
2009Observe and Report as Detective Nichols
2009Eastbound & Down as Clegg
2008What Happens in Vegas as Cab Driver
2007Superbad as Quince Danbury
2006The Foot Fist Way as Chuck 'The Truck' Wallace

Writer (1 Credits)


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