Benjamin in 2017
|Birth name||Owen Smith|
|Born||May 24, 1980|
Fulton, New York, U.S.
|Medium||Stand-up, television, film, internet|
|Years active||2006 – present|
|Notable works and roles||Sullivan & Son|
The House Bunny
Owen Benjamin (born Owen Benjamin Smith; May 24, 1980) is an American offensive comedian. He is best known for his hatred of political correctness.  He often discusses racist and antisemitic conspiracy theories.
Early life and education[change | change source]
Owen Benjamin was born in 1980. He went to Plattsburgh State college. He started out as an actor in television in 2006. In 2008, Benjamin played a supporting character in the ʽmovieʼ The House Bunny. In 2009, he starred in the movie All's Faire in Love, co-starring Christina Ricci. In 2012, Benjamin started playing the protagonist’s best friend in the sitcom Sullivan and Son.
Comedy[change | change source]
Benjamin modeled his comedy after that of Adam Sandler and Vince Vaughn. He says the most offensive things he can think of about everyone because he wants to show that no one gets to tell him what he can or cannot say.
Politics[change | change source]
Owen Benjamin says that the transgender movement is just a modern day version of eugenics and that radio host Jesse Thorn is a child molester because he transitioned his kid. Benjamin says he wants to bring back slavery to enslave Shaun King. Benjamin is a creationist and does not believe that dinosaurs ever existed. He also says that HIV doesn't really exist.
Views on race[change | change source]
Owen Benjamin has said that Hitler did not really hate the Jews but was trying to "clean Germany up" to get rid of the "parasites". Benjamin says that Jews control the media, Hollywood and pornography and that no one but the Jews wants any of them. Benjamin also said that no gas chambers were ever used during the Holocaust and that if the Jews end up with power they will destroy civilization. Benjamin also supports Peter Brimelow.
Alternative right[change | change source]
In a video attacking Ben Shapiro for criticizing Nick Fuentes and people on the Alt-right who support conspiracy theories, Owen Benjamin describes himself as on the Alt-right by saying “Do you know anyone else on the Alt-right who sings about moon landing conspiracies” and that “what Ben Shapiro doesn’t understand is that all that it means when we say we’re Alt-right is that we’re an alternative to the mainstream right!”.
Personal life[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "Banned 'alt-right' comedian returns to spread coronavirus misinformation". The Daily Dot. 2020-03-24. Retrieved 2020-08-10.