Benji Bendrix

Winner, Best Actor Award


Benjamin Ochieng (Benji Bendrix) was born in Nairobi Kenya. He moved to the USA in 1987 and attended California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock, California. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. He is an entertainer´s entertainer. He is the bass player for Soul-Rock fusion band IN LIEU OF and Guitar player for Pop Rock group EME. He is a Recording Engineer and Music Producer, Actor, Voice-over actor, writer and Comedian. Benji´s Comedy appearances include open mic performances at The International Comedy Store, Valley Glen, CA Ha Ha Café, North Hollywood, CA and Flappers Club, Burbank, CA. Benji´s acting and voice-over credits include Kwame, in which he won Best Actor Award, God´s Not Dead, Tears of the Sun, X-Files, The Shield, The Terminal, Night at the Museum, Inception, Machine Gun Preacher and others. Benji has written two features, three shorts and two Television Pilots.