From Dust to Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts 2012 - 2013 (TV Show)
Actor Benjamin Walker launched a career as a stand-up comedian before tackling performances on stage and screen, where he made his biggest impact on international audiences with his star-making turn as America's 16th president in "Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter" (2012). After a notable feature film debut in the biographical drama "Kinsey" (2004), the then-fledgling actor was cast in Clint Eastwood's poignant WWII drama "Flags of Our Fathers" (2006). Walker also garnered numerous theater credits, including critically acclaimed Broadway performances in the titular role of the rock musical "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson." In 2011, a buzz surrounded him when he was cast in another unorthodox presidential role in the fantasy thriller "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." With his fame and credentials secured, Benjamin Walker proved to be a versatile actor in the 21st century, capable of commendable performances on stage as well as on the small and silver screens.