Character

Ben Stone

Played by Josh Dallas

Actor Bio

Josh Dallas stars as Ben Stone on NBC's new edge-of-your-seat fall series "Manifest."
 
Ben is an intelligence analyst and family man struggling against the things he can't control - whether it's his son's rare pediatric cancer or the mysterious events surrounding the return of Flight 828. 
 
Dallas is best known for his role as Prince Charming/David Nolan in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," on which he starred for six seasons. 
 
Dallas grew up near the Ohio River in New Albany, Indiana. He attended New Albany Senior Public High School, and, at age 16, received the esteemed Sarah Exley Scholarship to study acting at the prestigious Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts in London.
 
Dallas landed his first professional job as an actor with the acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company. He went on to perform with some of the most renowned theater companies in the world, including the Royal National Theatre, the English National Opera, New Shakespeare Company and the Young Vic.
 
Yearning for his American roots after spending 10 years in London, Dallas made the move to Hollywood. Five days after being back in the States, he was cast as Fandral in the 2011 Marvel blockbuster "Thor," directed by Oscar Kenneth Branagh. Additional film and television credits include "Red Tails," "Zootopia," "Doctor Who," "The Last Days of Lehman Brothers," "Hawaii Five-0," "Money" and "The Descent."  
 
Dallas is married to actress Ginnifer Goodwin. They live in Los Angeles with their two sons.Josh Dallas stars as Ben Stone on NBC's new edge-of-your-seat fall series "Manifest."
 
Ben is an intelligence analyst and family man struggling against the things he can't control - whether it's his son's rare pediatric cancer or the mysterious events surrounding the return of Flight 828. 
 
Dallas is best known for his role as Prince Charming/David Nolan in ABC's "Once Upon a Time," on which he starred for six seasons. 
 
Dallas grew up near the Ohio River in New Albany, Indiana. He attended New Albany Senior Public High School, and, at age 16, received the esteemed Sarah Exley Scholarship to study acting at the prestigious Mountview Conservatoire for the Performing Arts in London.
 
Dallas landed his first professional job as an actor with the acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company. He went on to perform with some of the most renowned theater companies in the world, including the Royal National Theatre, the English National Opera, New Shakespeare Company and the Young Vic.
 
Yearning for his American roots after spending 10 years in London, Dallas made the move to Hollywood. Five days after being back in the States, he was cast as Fandral in the 2011 Marvel blockbuster "Thor," directed by Oscar Kenneth Branagh. Additional film and television credits include "Red Tails," "Zootopia," "Doctor Who," "The Last Days of Lehman Brothers," "Hawaii Five-0," "Money" and "The Descent."  
 
Dallas is married to actress Ginnifer Goodwin. They live in Los Angeles with their two sons.

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