Ben Dickey

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Ben Dickey (born 1977)[1] is an American actor and musician best known for playing Blaze Foley in the 2018 biographical drama Blaze.[2][3][4][5] For his performance in the film, Dickey won the Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting.[6][7][8][9]

Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, Dickey now resides in Louisiana as of 2018.[10][11][12] In 2016, he released his first album Sexy Birds and Salt Water Classics.[13][14] In 2019, he released his second album A Glimmer On The Outskirts which was produced by his Blaze co-star Charlie Sexton.[15][16][17]

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  1. ^ Gross, Joe (25 August 2018). "Ben Dickey: The Man Who Would Be 'Blaze'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  2. ^ Maria Cortes Gonzalez (29 August 2018). "El Paso Q&A highlights with Ethan Hawke and 'Blaze' star Ben Dickey". El Paso Times. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  3. ^ "STATE OF THE ARTS: Actor & Musician Ben Dickey". KTEP. 1 September 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  4. ^ Goodykoontz, Bill (18 September 2018). "'Blaze' review: Melancholy drama about country singer demands your attention". The Arizona Republic. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  5. ^ Holguin, Robert (31 August 2018). "Actor Ethan Hawke and Ben Dickey talk about the inspiration of their new film 'Blaze". KFOX-TV. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  6. ^ Timmons, John (4 April 2019). "The Opening Act: Ben Dickey". WFPK. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  7. ^ Prokop, Diane (4 April 2018). "BLAZE and Ben Dickey make for a hot opening night at 2nd JTIFF". Patch Media. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Sundance award-winning actor to hold Q&A screening for music biopic". The Times (Shreveport). 11 October 2018. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  9. ^ Kallao, Stephen; Myers, John (26 June 2019). "Ben Dickey Lives On The 'Outskirts' And Takes A Star-Making Turn". NPR. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  10. ^ Larson, Sarah (17 September 2018). "Talking Shop with Ben Dickey". The New Yorker. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  11. ^ Fuentes, Gladys (14 February 2019). "Ben Dickey, Star of Blaze, Heads For Houston, Performing Throughout the Weekend". Houston Press. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  12. ^ Tapley, Kristopher (27 January 2018). "Sundance: Award-Winning 'Blaze' Breakout Ben Dickey on Conjuring a Crooner's Spirit". Variety. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  13. ^ Brodeur, Nicole (13 September 2018). "The adventure of first-time acting: Ben Dickey stars in Ethan Hawke-directed movie, 'Blaze'". The Seattle Times. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  14. ^ Wilson, Emily (7 March 2019). "Ben Dickey 03.07.19". KUTX. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  15. ^ Brennan, Maggie (22 March 2019). "WCBE Presents Ben Dickey Live From Studio A Tues. April 9, 2019 @ 1PM!". WCBE. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  16. ^ Graff, Gary (15 April 2019). "Ben Dickey Goes on an Adventure in 'Sing That One to Me' Video: Premiere". Billboard. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  17. ^ Clancy, Sean (18 April 2019). "Movie star Ben Dickey back onstage at White Water". Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Retrieved 21 August 2019.

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