Benjamin Stockham

Benjamin James Stockham (born July 8, 2000) is an American television and film actor, known for his role of Robby Gunderson in the 2010 Fox sitcom Sons of Tucson, and previously starred as Xander Gilchrist in the NBC sitcom 1600 Penn.[1]

Benjamin Stockham
Born (2000-07-08) July 8, 2000 (age 20)
Years active2008–present

He played Marcus Bowa in the NBC comedy About a Boy.[2]

Life and careerEdit

Born in La Mesa, California, and raised in nearby Santee, currently resides in Los Angeles, California. In addition to acting, Stockham enjoys drawing, and he has been asked to illustrate a children's book.[3]

Stockham first appearance was in the film Quarantine. He also appeared in a long running Fidelity commercial as well as several other national spots. He has appeared in multiple TV shows. His big breakthrough came in the FOX sitcom Sons of Tucson as Robby Gunderson.[3]

He has also appeared in TV movies and films including Decoding Annie Parker, Saving Santa and Simon Says and TV shows such as Rizzoli & Isles, CSI: NY, NCIS and Criminal Minds.[1]

Benjamin Stockham starred in 2013 as Xander Gilchrist, the youngest family member living in the White House, in the NBC family comedy 1600 Penn.[4]

He also played Marcus in the NBC comedy About a Boy.[2]

In 2014, Stockham appeared in a public service announcement for the My Life My Power Program speaking out against bullying.[5]


TV and Film
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Quarantine Infected Child Minor role
2009 Criminal Minds Young Call Episode: "Haunted"
2010 Sons of Tucson Robby Gunderson Main role: 13 episodes
2011: Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor for Sons of Tucson
2010 CSI NY Young Tom Reynolds Episode: "Hide Sight"
2011 Simon Says Albert Movie
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Aidan Dunbar Episode: "My Own Worst Enemy"
2013 Second Chances (previously titled Two In) Luke TV Movie
2013 Once Upon a Time Young Owen Flynn Episode: "Welcome to Storybrooke"
2013 1600 Penn Xander Gilchrist Main role
2013 Decoding Annie Parker Young William Movie
2013 A Country Christmas Zach Logan Movie
2014 Mockingbird Jacob's Friend #2
2014–2015 About a Boy Marcus Bowa TV Series
2016 NCIS Henry Episode: "Homefront"
2016 Lost & Found Mark Walton Movie
2017 Gotham Alex Winthrop Episode: "A Dark Knight: The Demon's Head"
2019 Young Sheldon Preston Episode: "An Entrepreneurialist and a Swat on the Bottom"[6]
TBA B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations Henry Voice[7]


  1. ^ a b Nededog, Jethro (March 29, 2012). "'Sons of Tucson's' Benjamin Stockham Cast on NBC's '1600 Penn' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
  2. ^ a b Goldberg, Lesley (March 4, 2013). "NBC's 'About a Boy' Finds Its Young Lead in '1600 Penn' Co-Star (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Benjamin Stockham - About - About a Boy". NBC. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  4. ^ "NBC '1600 Penn'". NBC.
  5. ^ ""About a Boy" Actor Benjamin Stockham Speaks on Anti-Bullying for My Life My Power Program". My Life My Power Program. YouTube. February 24, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2014.
  6. ^ ""Young Sheldon" An Entrepreneurialist and a Swat on the Bottom (TV Episode 2019) - Cast". IMDb.
  7. ^ Ford, Rebecca; Ng, Philiana (November 7, 2013). "'1600 Penn' Actor Benjamin Stockham Joins 'B.O.O.' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 6, 2017.

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