Benjamin Stockham (born July 8, 2000) is an American television and film actor, best known for his role of Robby Gunderson in the 2010 Fox sitcom Sons of Tucson, and previously starred as Xander Gilchrist in the NBC sit-com 1600 Penn.[2]

He played Marcus Bowa in the NBC comedy About a Boy.[3]

Life and career

Born in La Mesa, California, and raised in nearby Santee, currently resides in Los Angeles, California. In addition to acting, Stockham enjoys drawing, and he has been asked to illustrate a children's book.[4]

Stockham first appearance was in the film Quarantine. He also appeared in a long running Fidelity commercial as well as several other national spots. He has appeared in multiple TV shows. His big breakthrough came in the FOX sitcom Sons of Tucson as Robby Gunderson.[4]

He has also appeared in TV movies and films including Decoding Annie Parker, Saving Santa and Simon Says and TV shows such as Rizzoli & Isles, CSI: NY, NCIS and Criminal Minds.[2]

Benjamin Stockham starred in 2013 as Xander Gilchrist, the youngest family member living in the White House, in the NBC family comedy 1600 Penn.[5]

He also played Marcus in the NBC comedy About a Boy.[3]

In 2014, Stockham appeared in a public service announcement for the My Life My Power Program speaking out against bullying.[6]

Filmography

TV and Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2008QuarantineInfected ChildMinor role
2009Criminal MindsYoung CallEpisode: "Haunted"
2010Sons of TucsonRobby GundersonMain role: 13 episodes
2011: Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor for Sons of Tucson
2010CSI NYYoung Tom ReynoldsEpisode: "Hide Sight"
2011Simon SaysAlbertMovie
2011Rizzoli & IslesAidan DunbarEpisode: "My Own Worst Enemy"
2013Second Chances (previously titled Two In)LukeTV Movie
2013Once Upon a TimeYoung Owen FlynnEpisode: "Welcome to Storybrooke"
20131600 PennXander GilchristMain role
2013Decoding Annie ParkerYoung WilliamMovie
2013A Country ChristmasZach LoganMovie
2014MockingbirdJacob's Friend #2
2014–2015About a BoyMarcus BowaTV Series
2016NCISHenryEpisode: "Homefront"
2016Lost and FoundMark WaltonMovie
2017GothamAlex WinthropEpisode: "A Dark Knight: The Demon's Head"
TBAB.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly OperationsHenryVoice[13]