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Benjamin Stockham
Starring Cast Member
Biographical Information
Gender: Male
Birthdate: July 8, 2000
Birthplace: La Mesa, California
Years Active: 2008-present
Occupation: Actor
Show Information
Portrays: Marcus Bowa
First appearance: "Pilot"

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 sit-com Sons of Tucson, and previously starred as Xander Gilchrist in the NBC sit-com 1600 Penn.

Life and Career[]

Born in La Mesa, California, and raised in nearby Santee, Benjamin’s 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 sit-com Sons of Tucson as Robby Gunderson.He has also appeared in TV Movies and Films including "Decoding Annie Parker", "Saving Santa" and Simon Says (movie).Benjamin Stockham recently starred as Xander Gilchrist, the White House youngest family member, in the NBC family comedy 1600 Penn.


TV and Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Quarantine Infected Child Minor role
2009 Criminal Minds Young Call Haunted episode
2010 Sons of Tucson Robby Gunderson Main role: 13 episodes

2011: Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor for Sons of Tucson

2010 CSI NY Young Tom Reynolds Hid Sight episode
2011 Simon Says (movie) Albert Movie
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Aidan Dunbar Episode: My own worst enemy
2013 Two In Luke TV Movie
2013 Once Upon a Time Owen Episode: Welcome to Storybrooke
2013 1600 Penn Xander Gilchrist Main role
2013 Decoding Annie Parker Young William Movie
2013 Saving Santa Zach Logan Movie: in post-production
2013 Mockingbird (movie) Movie: in post-production
2013 About a Boy Marcus TV Series: in post-production based on the movie