Kenny Baumann Bio



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Kenny Baumann is an American actor best known for his role Ben Boykewich on the ABC family teen drama Secret Life of the American Teenager and for his role Ashley on the ABC crime drama Castle.

Kenny Baumann was born on 8 Augustus 1989 in Urbana, Illinois to Vicki and Robert Baumann the owners of a miniature horse ranch and wildlife rescue. Kenny began acting at the age of 11, he moved to Los Angeles at age 14 to pursue an acting career. He made his movie debut in the 2003 movie Riding the Nine.

In 2008 Ken was cast as a main character on the ABC teen drama Secret Life of the American Teenager as Ben Boykewich a high school kid who falls in love with main character a pregnant girl Amy Jurgens. Ken in 2010 had a recurring guest role on the ABC crime drama Castle as Ashley the boyfriend of main character Alexia Castle.

Kenny Baumann suffers from Crohn disease. He married actress Aviva Farber in June 16 2012.

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Character Name

Role Type


Secret Life of the American Teenager

Ben Boykewich

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TV Credit

Movie Credit

2008 Eli Stone as Peter Johnson

2010 Castle as Ashley

2003 Riding the 9 as Scott

2004 Birdie and Bogey as Party Boy

2004 Consideration as Albert

2005 Dont Ask as Calvin Collins

2005 I Falling as Little Jimmy

2006 Sixty Minute Man as Michael Hendersen

2006 The Other Mall as Trevor

2006 Wolves in the Woods as Peter

2008 I Whore as Kenny

2009 Heres Herbie as Mike

2010 Spring Break 83 as Jimmy