Ben Smith-Petersen Biography
(Australian Stuntman and Actor Known for His Films ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road')
Ben Smith-Petersen is an Australian stuntman and actor who has worked on a number of high-budget films such as 'The Great Gatsby' (2012), 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' (2014), 'Mad Max: Fury Road' (2015) and 'Suicide Squad' (2016). However, he is better known as the husband of actress, model and producer, Riley Keough, who is the daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and musician Danny Keough, and the granddaughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. The couple worked together in 'Mad Max: Fury Road', in which he served as a stunt performer and also acted as the Chanting War Boy, Red Flare Warrior. He previously acted in the 2012 action-drama film 'Agent Provocateur' and the 2014 short film 'Brawl'. He has also worked in the stunt department of films such as 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' (2013) and 'Dixieland' (2015), and worked as the stunt coordinator on the short film 'Come Swim'. Most recently, he has served as a stunt double on the animated film 'Peter Rabbit' (2018) and the upcoming American adventure crime-drama film 'Triple Frontier' (2019). Also passionate about music, he sang and appeared on the music video of the song, 'Sandpaper', in 2013.