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Ben Whitehair


About DeanBen Whitehair teaches acting in the Department of Theater. His recent credits include a recurring role on the second season of WGN America’s Manhattan, ABC’s Nashville, AMC’s Better Call Saul and the upcoming feature film Gold starring Matthew McConaughey.

He is a Colorado native who spent time there as a homeschooled cowboy, web designer and entrepreneur. (His company, Tuition Specialists, saved college students $30 million over the course of seven years.)

Whitehair is also a social media guru, blogger, co-founder of the L.A. Actors Tweetup, and chair of SAG-AFTRA’s NextGen Performers Committee.

He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder with degrees in theatre, political science and leadership.