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Ben Schwartz

Join UT's Campus Events Board for an evening with actor, comedian and writer Ben Schwartz!

Ben starred opposite Don Cheadle & Kristen Bell in the Showtime comedy series House of Lies and starred alongside Amy Poehler, Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari as the iconic Jean Ralphio on Parks and Recreation. 

Ben stars in the upcoming Netflix feature Happy Anniversary, written and directed by Jared Stern. He also recently wrapped The Untitled Duplass/Lynn Shelton Project alongside Jay Duplass; An Actor Prepares alongside Jeremy Irons; and The Blue Iguana opposite Sam Rockwell. 

Recent feature credits include The Intervention written and directed by Clea DuVall; The Walk directed by Robert Zemeckis and This Is Where I Leave You directed by Shawn Levy. 

An Emmy-winning writer, Ben was named as one of Variety’s “2014 Ten Screenwriters to Watch” and has feature comedies in development at Paramount, Good Universe and Universal.  

This event is FREE and open to the public. If you have questions, or need to arrange disability accommodations, please contact the Center for Student Engagement at (865) 974-5455. This program is funded in part by the Student Programming Allocation Committee (SPAC).

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 7:30pm

Alumni Memorial Building, Cox Auditorium
1408 Middle Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996

Event Type

Concerts & Performances


Visual & Performing Arts


Current Students, Faculty & Staff, General Public


Campus Events Board
Center for Student Engagement


Contact Name

Center for Student Engagement

Contact Phone

(865) 974-5455

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