Benjaman King
Biographical Information
Gender: Male
Date of birth: November 8, 1971
Age: 46
Height: 1,92m (6' 3")
Nationality: American
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Occupation(s): Actor
Years active: 1991–present
Official Twitter: @SirBenjaminKing
Role: Pete Rooney
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Benjamin King (born November 8, 1971[1]) is an American actor who portrayed Pete Rooney the father and school basketball coach on the Disney Channel original comedy series, Liv and Maddie from 2013–16.


Los Angeles native Benjamin King has done extensive work in all three acting venues: television, film and theater. He earned his high school diploma from Beverly Hills High and acquired his Fine Arts degree in Theater from UC Santa Barbara. On stage, he was given title roles in productions of Macbeth, Trouble in Mind and Fool For Love, while on the small screen, he guest-starred in primetime hits like "CSI: Miami", "The King of Queens", "Party of Five", "E.R." and "Six Feet Under". His achievements on the silver screen include appearing in "S.W.A.T.", "Partners", "Lethal Weapon 4" and the award-winning "A Little Inside". When not at home with his wife and children, King can be seen working on the television series, "The Wedding Bells".



Year Film Role
1997 Hollywood Safari Rookie McLean
1998 Lethal Weapon 4 Detective
1999 A Little Inside Ed Mills
2003 S.W.A.T. Immigration Officer


Year Film Role
1991 Saved By the Bell Craig
1997 ER Cosi
1998 JAG Dr. Sanders
2000 Party of Five Mark
2002 Judging Amy
2004 Six Feet Under Greg
2006 CSI: Miami Russell Miller
2006 Reba Barbra Jean's lawyer
2007 Scrubs Dr. Miloš Radovichovniciviszik
2007 The Wedding Bells
2007 Side Order of Life
2008 Las Vegas
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Stewart Lytle
2009 Psych Detective Drimmer
2013–16 Liv and Maddie Pete Rooney

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Liv & Maddie Season 4 Promotional Photo
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