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Ben Savage

On the seventh season of Boy Meets World, Ben's character, Cory, is now a college student who continues to test his own theories about life, relationships and growing into young manhood.

Ben Savage hails from Chicago and launched his television career with appearances in commercials.

He received critical recognition for his portrayal of Coty Wyckoff, an angel-faced boy with the soul of a killer, in the ABC Event Series, Wild Palms; played the recurring role of Matthew, son of the Judd Hirsch character, on the comedy series, Dear John; and starred in A Family for Joe opposite Robert Mitchum.

Ben also appeared in the ABC movie for television, She Woke Up. Most recently, he completed work in ABC's "McDonald's Family Theatre Presents: Aliens for Breakfast.

Ben made his film debut in Little Monsters and appeared in the feature films, Big Girls Don't Cry, and Clifford," the latter starring Martin Short. He made his stage debut in The Laughter Epidemic at the Pasadena Playhouse and most recently was a lead player in Israel Horwitz's Unexpected Tenderness at the Marilyn Monroe Theater of the Strasberg Institute, for which he received an L.A. Weekly Theater Award nomination for Best Actor.

Ben, who enjoys music and reading novels, will be attending Stanford University when his work on Boy Meets World is over. He resides in Los Angeles with his parents, Lew and Joanne; his brother, Fred; and his sister, Kala.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Ben Savage Facts

Birth NameBennett Joseph Savage
BirthdaySeptember 13, 1980 (43)
BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Ben Savage compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Tyler Perry's Madea Goes To Jail
Girl Meets Boy
Boy Meets World: The Complete Series
American Bully
The New World
Necessary Roughness
Boy Meets World: Season 1
Boy Meets World: Season 4
Boy Meets World: The Complete Seventh and Final Season
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