Ben Bass

Acting Instructor


Among his 30+ years of TV and film credits, Ben is best known as the edgy, rule breaking detective Sam Swarek on ABC’s hit series Rookie Blue for which he received 2 Canadian Screen Award nominations for best actor. Other nominated credits include the critically acclaimed series The Eleventh Hour (best actor, Gemini nomination) created by Madmen writer/producer Semi Chellas and the mini-series Would Be Kings (best actor, Gemini nomination). Favourite roles include guest starring and recurring parts on Law & Order, Casual, The Detail, Da Vinci’s Inquest created by Boardwalk Empire writer/producer Chris Haddock. Ben has performed leading roles at the Stratford Festival and worked with such acclaimed British and Canadian theatre directors as Robin Phillips, Christopher Newton, Derek Goldby and Richard Rose. Ben began his career as the Young Elvis in the Charlottetown Festival production in the smash hit West End musical Are You Lonesome Tonight.

History of the mentor

Ben Bass (1968-08-14)
Popularity @ NIC: 5-StarPlace of Birth: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Rookie Blue (2010–2015)
42 min|Crime, Drama|24 Jun 2010
7.7Rating: 7.7 / 10 from 15,288 users
Andy McNally and her friends are out of the academy and must adjust to the challenging life of a police officer at the 15th Division in Toronto.
The 6th Day (2000)
123 min|Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller|17 Nov 2000
5.9Rating: 5.9 / 10 from 110,730 users
Futuristic action about a man who meets a clone of himself and stumbles into a grand conspiracy about clones taking over the world.
The Detail (2018–)
60 min|Crime, Drama, Mystery|N/A
5.9Rating: 5.9 / 10 from 650 users
Three female homicide detectives solve crimes while also dealing with their personal lives.

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