|Born||Benjamin Eric Woolf|
September 15, 1980
Fort Collins, Colorado
|Died|| February 23, 2015 34) (aged|
Los Angeles, California
|Cause of death||Stroke from car accident|
Benjamin Eric Woolf (September 15, 1980 – February 23, 2015) was an American film and television actor. He is known for his double roles in American Horror Story where he played "Meep" and "Infantata".He was also a pre-school teacher.
Born September 15, 1980, Fort Collins, Colorado, in the United States, to parents Nicholas Woolf and author Marcy Luikart, Woolf grew up in Fairfield, Iowa. He moved with his family to Santa Barbara in 1999 where he was an active league pool player, improv theater performer, and karaoke enthusiast.He earned a degree in Early Childhood Education at City College, teaching in the Head Start program in Goleta until 2010 when he moved to Hollywood to pursue his dream of being an actor.
Woolf featured in Dead Kansas , Insidious , Haunting Charles Manson, and Woggie. However, Woolf was perhaps best known for his role as The Infantata and Meep on the television series American Horror Story .
Of his love of pre-school teaching, he said,
...when you’re with children, you kind of live in a different world that doesn’t have any rules. It’s more imagination.
Woolf suffered from a condition called pituitary dwarfism diagnosed at an early age.He stood at 4 feet 4 inches (1.31 meters) as an adult.
Two weeks before he died Woolf was honored in Moscow for his contributions to the horror genre at the Russian Horror Film Awards.
Woolf died February 23, 2015 at age 34 from a stroke resulting from a head injury he received in a traffic accident while crossing the road.He was struck by the side-view mirror of a passing car in Los Angeles, California. Woolf later died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center located in Los Angeles.
He is survived by his father Nicholas Woolf, his mother Marcy Luikart, sister Kathryn Woolf, his stepmother Sarajane Woolf, stepfather Ralph Luikart, and stepsister Heather Luikart.
|2013||Behind the Scenes of Haunting Charles Manson||Himmler|
|2013||Haunting Charles Manson||Himmler|
|2015||Tales of Halloween||Rusty Rex|
|2007||TV Face||Something||2 episodes|
|2011||American Horror Story: Murder House||Infantata||2 episodes|
|2012||Eagleheart||Frib||Episode: "Little Dude"|
|2012||TMI Hollywood||Host||Episode: "Hungry Like the Woolf"|
|2014–15||American Horror Story: Freak Show||Meep||3 episodes|