Ben Lawson is an Australian actor. His professional acting career started in the 1990s. During his early years, he had one-time roles in the TV shows Time Trax, The Adventures of Skippy, and The Wayne Manifesto. In 1995, he made his film debut in Silent Hunter. In the 2000s, he gained recognition in Australia for his role as Frazer Yeats in the soap opera Neighbours. In the 2010s, he pursued a career in the US where he first starred in the TV series The Deep End. Lawson next had recurring roles in Covert Affairs and Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23. More recently, he became known for his roles as Peter Garrett in Doubt and Damian Rennett in Designated Survivor. Since 2018, he plays Coach Rick Wlodimierz in 13 Reasons Why.