Benj Pasek

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Birthday
9, 1985
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
9, 1985 (age 34)
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

About

One half of the successful songwriting duo known as Pasek and Paul who, along with his partner Justin Paul, won a 2017 Oscar for "City of Stars" from La La Land. His compositions have also appeared in stage productions of A Christmas Story, Dogfight and Dear Evan Hansen.

Before Fame

He earned his degree in musical theater from the University of Michigan in 2006.

Trivia

He won a 2018 Golden Globe for Best Original Song for "This Is Me" from The Greatest Showman.

Family Life

His mother Kathy has worked as a college professor.

Associated With

His music was heard on NBC's Smash which starred Debra Messing.