Browder, Ben 1962–

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BROWDER, Ben 1962–


Full name, Robert Benedic Browder; born December 11, 1962, in Memphis, TN; parents, race car owners and operators; married Francesca Buller (an actress), 1989; children: three. Education: Attended high school in Charlotte, NC; Furman University, B.S., psychology; trained at Central School of Speech and Drama, London.


Agent—The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.



Awards, Honors:

Saturn Award, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, best actor in a television series, 2002, Saturn Award nominations, best genre television actor, 2000, best actor on television, 2001, and best actor in a television series, 2003, all for Farscape.


Television Appearances; Series:

Deputy Tyler Clare, The Boys of Twilight, CBS, 1992.

Sam Brody, Party of Five, Fox, 1996–97.

Commander John Robert Crichton, Jr., Farscape (also known as Far Horizon), Sci–Fi Channel, 1999–2004.

Lieutenant colonel Cameron Mitchell, Stargate SG–1, Sci–Fi Channel, 2005—.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Gary Eastburn, Innocent Victims, ABC, 1996.

Commander John Robert Crichton, Jr., Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars (also known as The Farscape Miniseries), Sci–Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Randy, Daughters of Privilege (also known as Keys to the Kingdom), NBC, 1991.

Bill Warwick, Secrets (also known as Danielle Steel's "Secrets"), NBC, 1992.

Al Winters, Big Dreams & Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story, CBS, 1995.

Brent Rohrbach, Bad to the Bone, ABC, 1997.

D. J. Tucker, Steel Chariots, Fox, 1997.

Racer, The Sky's on Fire (also known as Countdown: The Sky's on Fire), ABC, 2000.

Lee Majors, Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of "Charlie's Angels," NBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Farscape Undressed, Sci–Fi Channel, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Eric, "Grace Undergraduate," Grace under Fire (also known as Grace under Pressure), ABC, 1993.

Adam Travell, "The Two Mrs. Mancinis," Melrose Place, Fox, 1994.

Marcus, "Girls' Night Out," Thunder Alley, ABC, 1994.

Ollie Rudman, "Murder by Twos," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1994.

Eric, "My Ward, My Keeper," Strangers, HBO, 1996.

Danny Maxwell, "Tinder Box," CSI: Miami, CBS, 2003.

(In archive footage) John Crichton, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2004.

Voice of Bat Lash, "The Once and Future Thing: Part 1," Justice League (animated; also known as JL, JLA, Justice League of America, and Justice League Unlimited), The Cartoon Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Martian Law, UPN, 1998.

Commander John Robert Crichton, Jr., Farscape, USA Network, 1999.

Film Appearances:

Gates, Duncan's World, 1978.

Rookie captain, Memphis Belle, Warner Bros., 1990.

Tommy Roussell, A Kiss before Dying, Universal, 1991.

Shelby, Nevada, Storm Entertainment, 1997.

Freddie, Boogie Boy, 1998.

Sam Moss, A Killer Within, Fireside Entertainment/FilmCor Pictures, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Sexual Perversity in Chicago, 1989.

Leonardo, The Merchant of Venice, London production, 1989, then Forty–Sixth Street Theatre, New York City, 1989–90.


Video Games:

Voice of Commander John Robert Crichton, Jr., Farscape: The Game (also known as Farscape: War & Peacekeepers), Simon & Schuster Interactive, 2002.


Teleplays; Episodic:

"Green–Eyed Monster," Farscape (also known as Far Horizon), Sci–Fi Channel, 2001.

"John Quixote," Farscape (also known as Far Horizon), Sci–Fi Channel, 2002.



Cinefantastique, April, 2002, p. 5.

Dreamwatch, November, 2002, pp. 54–57.

TV Guide, January 8, 2000, p. 5.


Another Universe,, March 22, 2000.

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