Rob Benedict is an actor best known for his roles in TV and films including Felicity, Supernatural and the movie Waiting... Born and raised in Columbia, Missouri, Benedict received a degree in Performance Studies from Northwestern University.
Rob Benedict is an actor best known for his roles in TV and films including Felicity, Supernatural and the movie Waiting... Born and raised in Columbia, Missouri, Benedict received a degree in Performance Studies from Northwestern University. After graduating, his passion for theater lead him to performing in regional theaters across the country, including the critically acclaimed South Coast Repertory Theater in Costa Mesa, California. In addition he developed a one-man show based on the life of James Dean which he performed in Chicago and Los Angeles. In Los Angeles he began performing in improv and sketch comedy shows. Soon he ventured into the world of stand-up comedy and hosted a monthly show called Die Laughing in which he performed with the likes of Tig Navaro, Paul F. Tompkins and Zach Galifiankis. After a handful of guest star roles in tv, he was cast as Richard Coad in the critically acclaimed series Felicity, which ran for 4 years on the WB. Since then, Rob has acted in more than 50 episodes of television over his near 20 year career. He is known as the prophet Chuck Shurley in the CW series, Supernatural and the irreverent power agent Jeremy Berger in the buzz worthy Starz comedy series Head Case. Other regular roles include Lucas Pegg in the CBS sci-fi drama Threshold, Sydney Bristows partner Brodien in Alias, and Judah in the NBC sit-com Come To Papa. Additional television credits include guest appearances on The Mentalist, NCIS: Los Angeles, Shameless, Psych, Cold Case, Law and Order: LA, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Burn Notice, House, NCIS, Medium, Monk, NYPD Blue, as well as recurring roles on Touch, Franklin and Bash, Chicago Hope, Birds of Prey and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.