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Ben Mankiewicz

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25, 1967
Washington, DC
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25, 1967 (age 54)
Washington, DC


Radio and television personality most well recognized as a commentator on YouTube show The Young Turks, a film and television critic for What the Flick, and host for several programs on Turner Classic Movies.

Before Fame

After studying at Tufts University and Columbia University, he began his career as a reporter and anchor in South Carolina.


He has made cameos in a number of popular films such as The Bling Ring and White House Down.

Family Life

The son of Holly and Frank Mankiewicz, his father was a renowned journalist and president of NPR. His cousin, Tom, is a screenwriter known for a number of James Bond films. His grandfather, Herman, and great uncle, Joseph were both critically acclaimed screenwriters. His brother, Josh, is also a popular news reporter.

Associated With

He and Ben Lyons replaced journalists Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper on ABC's long-running film criticism series At the Movies.