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Benjamin Walker Scodelario-Davis (born Benjamin Walker Davis on June 21, 1982), known professionally as '''Benjamin Walker''', is an American actor and comedian.

Walker is best known for portraying two [[UsefulNotes/ThePresidents Presidents of the United States]] in various projects UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson in the musical ''Theatre/BloodyBloodyAndrewJackson'' (originating the role) and UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln in the [[Film/AbrahamLincolnVampireHunter film adaptation]] of the historical horror novel ''Literature/AbrahamLincolnVampireHunter''.

In addition to the aforementioned ''Andrew Jackson'', Walker is a prolific theatre actor, having appearing in productions and revivals such as ''Theatre/InheritTheWind'', ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof'', and the musical adaptation of ''Literature/AmericanPsycho'' as Patrick Bateman. He also acted in the third season of ''Series/{{Jessica Jones|2015}}''.

Walker is married to English actress Creator/KayaScodelario, with whom he shares a child.

!! Selected filmography:
* ''Film/{{Kinsey}}'' (2004) as Albert Kinsey, age 19
* ''Film/TheNotoriousBettiePage'' (2005) as Jim
* ''Film/FlagsOfOurFathers'' (2006) as Harlon Block
* ''Film/AbrahamLincolnVampireHunter'' (2012) as UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln
* ''Film/InTheHeartOfTheSea'' (2015) as George Pollard, Jr.
* ''Series/{{Jessica Jones|2015}}'' (2019) as Erik Gelden
!! Selected theatre:
* ''Theatre/LadyWindermeresFan'' (2005 Williamstown) as Cecil Graham
* ''Theatre/SpringAwakening'' (2005 Broadway workshop) as Melchior Gabor
* ''Theatre/InheritTheWind'' (2007 Broadway) as Bertram Cates
* ''Theatre/BloodyBloodyAndrewJackson'' (various runs) as UsefulNotes/AndrewJackson
* ''Theatre/CatOnAHotTinRoof'' (2012 -- 2013 Broadway) as Brick
* ''Literature/AmericanPsycho'' (2016 Broadway) as Patrick Bateman

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