Ben Mankiewicz

About Ben Mankiewicz

Who is it?: Journalist, Film Critic
Birth Day: March 25, 1967
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States, United States
Birth Sign: Aries
Residence: Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Alma mater: Tufts University Columbia University
Occupation: Analyst, critic, journalist
Years active: 2003–present
Spouse(s): Contessa Kellogg (m. 2005–2009) Lee Russo (m. 2013)
Relatives: Frank Mankiewicz (father) Holly Jolley Reynolds (mother) Josh Mankiewicz (brother) Tom Mankiewicz (cousin) Nick Davis (cousin) Don Mankiewicz (uncle) Herman Mankiewicz (grandfather) Joseph L. Mankiewicz (great-uncle)

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Ben Mankiewicz was born on March 25, 1967 in Washington, D.C., United States, United States, is Journalist, Film Critic. Ben Mankiewicz is an American journalist, film critic, and television personality who is best known as a host on 'Turner Classic Movies'. A descendant of a prestigious Hollywood family, he started his career as a producer at WJLA, the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C. He then went on to work as a reporter for WCSC-TV in Charleston, South Carolina and also served as an anchor of 'The Times' on WAMI in Miami, Florida in 1998. He was named the 'Best TV News Anchor in South Florida' by the 'New Times' newspaper both in 1999 and 2000. However, he got his big break in 2003 when he was selected as the second host for 'Turner Classic Movies', along with the network's prime host Robert Osborne. His responsibilities include hosting screenings of classic films, interviewing Hollywood stars, and speaking on TCM cruises. He was a presenter on the television series 'At the Movies' from 2008 to 2009. He also acted as a co-host and commentator on the shows 'The Young Turks' and 'What the Flick?!' on the TYT Network.
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💰Ben Mankiewicz Net worth: $3 Million

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Mankiewicz began his career as a reporter and an anchor for WCSC-TV (a CBS affiliate) in Charleston, South Carolina. He joined WAMI in Miami, Florida in 1998, where he served as anchor of The Times, a daily news magazine show and the station’s highlight program.


Mankiewicz is currently a host of Turner Classic Movies. When he made his debut on TCM in September 2003, he became the second host hired in the network’s history (Robert Osborne being the first). As a film critic, Mankiewicz co-hosted the nationally syndicated television series At the Movies from 2008 to 2009 and currently co-hosts the on-line film review show What the Flick?! on The Young Turks Network.


Mankiewicz has made cameo appearances in the Lifetime television movie The Bling Ring (2011) and the action film White House Down (2013). Mankiewicz also appears regularly on other shows as a political and media commentator, including The Michael Brooks Show in 2017.