Benjamin Wadsworth, born on November 8, 1999, is a young American actor. He is widely known for playing the role of Marcus Lopez Arguello in the Syfy series “Deadly Class.” He has had roles in several short films, including “Blank Check” (2015), “Richard Cory” (2016), and “Public Enemy/Number Two” (2017). He has also had his fair share of appearances in television shows ranging from “More Than Human” (2013) to “Teen Wolf” (2017). His most prominent role so far was the lead character in “Deadly Class” (2018 to 2019).
Benjamin Wadsworth was born in Houston, U.S. He developed a flair for acting at a young age, and he was raised in an environment where his interest was encouraged. He was homeschooled through high school and took his first steps in acting at 13. Being homeschooled progressively aided his film and video work, and helped make room for creativity.
His first acting gig was a one-time role as Alex in an episode of the T.V. show “More Than Human.” The show aired in 2013. Shortly after, he landed a long-term role as Iggy in the comedy series “Dad vs. Lad.” He featured in a total of 26 episodes, and the show aired from 2014 to 2017. From 2013 to date, Wadsworth has featured in about 19 films, 11 of which are short films. Some of the titles include “This is Houston,” “Predators,” “Putting the Dog to Sleep,” “Joy Comes in the Morning,” “The Sleeping Dog,” and “Recess: Third Street.” Wadsworth was selected to star in the series “Let the Right One In,” but was disappointed. The series based on John Ajvide Lindqvist‘s novel was not approved by T.N.T. and was canceled before it started. Later that year, he had a special appearance in the final episode of “Teen Wolf,” titled “The Wolves of War.”
He became engaged to his girlfriend, actress Stella Maeve, in May 2019. The couple welcomed their daughter eight months later. They live in Los Angeles, California.
Appearing in a small role in “More Than Human,” Wadsworth marks his first T.V. appearance.
He is chosen to play Henry in “Let The Right One In,” but the series is canceled by the network.
He features in the final episode of the hit M.T.V. Series “Teen Wolf.”
Starring as the lead role in “Deadly Class,” he marks his spot on the entertainment map.
Why We Love Benjamin Wadsworth
He knows food
Having descended from several rich cultures, Wadsworth has had quite a lot of exposure when it comes to food. He particularly enjoys Italian cuisine.
He is sporty
He is involved in several sports activities like skateboarding, swimming, boxing, and basketball. Little wonder he is fit! He also loves playing video games.
He’s a talented actor
Wadsworth’s trademark of playing obsessive, conflicted characters cannot go unnoticed. He is exceptionally good at bringing these characters to life.
5 Surprising Facts
He auditioned for a different role
During auditions for “Deadly Class,” Wadsworth signed up to audition for a different role and was eventually chosen to play the lead, which was not his initial intention.
He has mixed roots
The young actor has Iranian, Mexican, French, Latino, and Swedish roots.
He found love early!
He met Maeve when he was only 19, and they were engaged by the time he turned 20.
He began acting early
He was cast in several school productions as a child.
He’s a young father
His daughter Jo Jezebel was born when he was only 20!
Benjamin Wadsworth FAQs
Is Benjamin Wadsworth married?
He is engaged to Stella Maeve and they have a daughter.
What nationality is Benjamin Wadsworth?
He is American.
How old is Benjamin Wadsworth in “Deadly Class?”
He was 19 when the series premiered in 2019.
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