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Ben Daughtrey

Ben Daughtrey is no stranger to this business we call, “show.” At 16 he hit the pages of Spin and Rolling Stone magazines, playing drums for the legendary punk band, Squirrel Bait. A native son of Louisville, Kentucky, Ben soon left the south to tour the globe with alternative bands, The False Prophets and The Lemonheads.


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After a stint in New York as Allen Ginsberg's man servant, Ben returned to Louisville where he formed the infectious pop act, Love Jones.

Daughtrey produced the feature film, “100 Proof,” for Mammoth films, which was an Official Sundance Selection in 1998. He has also been editing television since 1999. Ben’s extensive credits include the popular comedy series, Reno 911, La La Land, The Academy Awards, and the gritty documentary series, Intervention. A reality television pioneer, Ben has edited several seasons of the highly rated series, “The Bachelor,” and “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.”

This year Ben starred as Kahlid, the Sensitive Jihadist in the irreverent musical, The Beastly Bombing, which went on to win “Best Musical of 2006” at the LA Weekly Theater Awards.

Ben lives in Los Feliz, Califronia with his lovely and tolerant wife and their two bewildered daughters.

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Ben Daughtrey