Ben-Hur Santos Scheidt is a Brazilian film, television and stage actor. He was born in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, south Brazil, to Raquel Oliveira Santos, teacher, and Irmo Scheidt Filho, a government employee, son of Germany immigrants, while his mother has Portuguese ancestry. Ben moved to Sao Paulo in 2004 graduating in journalism. While in the university he started to film a student series and decided to join the Brazilian National Theater. He moved to London in 2010 driving his career for film and television. During 2014 he traveled for a year around the USA developing his career and participating of a few short movies and commercials in Los Angeles, Boston, New York. He returned to London in 2015. Ben is a member of the Hillsong Acting Team based at the Dominion Theatre where he gives support for all the filming and stage activities.