Ben was a fan favourite in Summer Bay, portraying Jesse McGregor from 1996-2000 until he changed career paths to study law and later working as a solicitor.
Ben has been nominated for a Logie Award in 1997 in the Most Popular New Talent category for his portrayal of Jesse on Home and Away. Later in 1997, Ben was nominated for British National Television award for his performance on Summer Bay.
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