Benjamin Lear Biography
A native of California, United States, Benjamin Lear is the son of trailblazing TV producer-writer Norman Lear of All in the Family and Good Times Fame. Benjamin is also an accomplished musician who studied music composition at NYU, where for his senior view he wrote and performed a folk opera with a light show and a 20-piece orchestra.
Benjamin Lear Age
Lear was born in 1988. He is 35 years old as of 2023.
Benjamin Lear Height
Lear stands at an average height, His actual height and weight are not publicly available. We will update this as soon as the information regarding his height and weight is available.
Benjamin Lear Education
Norman Lear’s son, Benjamin, followed in his father’s footsteps. His directorial debut, a documentary about convicting juveniles on adult charges called They Call Us Monsters, premiered in 2016. Before that, he studied music at New York University, per the Sun-Sentinel. He told the periodical that he and his well-known father bond over their love for entertainment.
Benjamin Lear Family – Parents/ Siblings
Lear is the son of Norman Lear and Lyn Lear. His father Norman Lear is one of the most recognized and rewarded producers and TV writers in Hollywood history. He made some of the most well-known shows from the latter half of the 20th century, including Maude, All in the Family, One Day at a Time, The Jeffersons, and more.
He holds the record as the oldest Emmy winner, which he impressively earned twice by winning the Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special for Live in Front of a Studio Audience in 2019 and 2020, as noted by Deadline. His siblings are; Maggie Lear, Kate Lear, Brianna Lear, Madeline Lear, and Ellen Lear.
Benjamin Lear Wife
Lear maintains a very private life. He has not shared information regarding his marital status.
Benjamin Lear Career
Lear is an accomplished musician who studied music composition at NYU, where for his senior view he wrote and performed a folk opera with a light show and a 20-piece orchestra.
“Though his abilities as a filmmaker are entirely unique, Lear shares his father’s gift for bringing dimension and context to people widely considered by society as monsters,” wrote Matt Fagerholm on RogerEbert.com.
Benjamin Lear Prison
Lear ends up going to prison, as it were, to make They Call Us Monsters. The film goes behind the walls of the Compound, a high-security facility in Los Angeles for violent juvenile criminals, focusing on three young men incarcerated for violent crimes who get the opportunity to learn screenwriting from a filmmaker (Gabe Cowan).
Ben sits on the advisory board of InsideOUT Writers and the Anti-Recidivism Coalition, teaching a weekly writing class within the Compound and mentoring former juvenile offenders upon reentry.
Benjamin Lear Net Worth
Information regarding Benjamin’s net worth is publicly not available.