Ben Platt is an American actor. He started his acting career in the 2010s. His debut on the big screen was as Benji Applebaum in the movie Pitch Perfect. Afterwards, he mostly worked on stage, performing in the production of The Book of Mormon. He reprised his role as Benji in Pitch Perfect 2 and played the role of Daniel in the movie Ricki and the Flash. In 2016, he appeared in the movie Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk. This year, he will star in the film Drunk Parents. His lead performance in Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen won him a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical.