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Ben Tolpin & Oren Skoog

Teaches at L.A. On-Camera Training Center

Ben Tolpin
Ben Tolpin (IMDb) has worked as an actor for over 22 years, appearing in more than 90 national commercials including various Super Bowl commercials (Anheuser-Busch, Fed Ex, Motorola, and Samsung).  He was the spokesperson for TGIFridays in 2009, which along with commercials, involved making appearances around the country.

Besides shooting commercials for nearly everything, he’s worked with such notable film directors as Doug Liman, Michael Bay, Bobby Farrelly , Tony Kaye, Phil Morrison, and Errol Morris.

Television credits include Weeds, The Loop, NCIS, Off Centre. Wilfred, and was a regular on the sitcom, The Mullets.

In theatre, he is most proud to have played Roy Selridge in Biloxi Blues for Neil Simon himself at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Before years of teaching, he was an alumnus of many acting programs in NY/ LA, and has an Acting BFA from Marymount Manhattan College, Also a member of SAG and AEA. He is managed by Steven Siebert at Lighthouse Entertainment.

Oren Skoog
Over the past fifteen years, Oren Skoog (IMDb) has been one of the busiest and most successful commercial actors in Los Angeles.  

He’s worked with directors like Craig Gillespie, Dick Sittig, Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton, Hank Perlman, Phil Morrison, Noam Murro, Phil Joanou, Sean Ehringer, Rocky Morton and Erich Joiner, as well as many of the largest ad agencies in the world such as Leo Burnett, BBDO, DDB, TBWA, Grey, Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy & Mather, 72 and Sunny, and Deutsch. 

Also in front of the camera, Oren has performed on such shows as Big Love, Bones, Transparent, Legit, Las Vegas, Grey’s Anatomy and Gilmore Girls. 

As a producer, Oren Co-produced Deadtime Stories, the family-friendly horror series for Nickelodeon in 2013. Most recently, Oren Co-produced She’s In Portland, a feature film starring Minka Kelly, Tommy Dewey and Francois Arnaud. He has a BFA in Theatre from UCSB.

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