Benjamin Busch is an actor, writer, director and photographer. He served 16 years as an infantry and light armored reconnaissance officer in the United States Marine Corps, deploying to Iraq in 2003 and 2005. As an actor he is best know for his portrayal of Officer Anthony Colicchio in the HBO series The Wire, and he is the writer/director of the film, BRIGHT. He is the author of a memoir, Dust to Dust (Ecco/HarperCollins), and has published in Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, and North American Review among others. He has been a contributor to NPR's All Things Considered and The Daily Beast. He lives on a farm in Michigan with his wife and their two daughters.
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