billt_kaKen was born and raised in Atco, New Jersey. After attending Wagner College, where he majored in Business Administration, he had a nine year professional baseball career playing for the Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles and Texas Rangers organizations. While still playing baseball he started taking acting classes in the off-season. Ken has been acting professionally since 1997. He got his start at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts when he decided to take a class on acting to see what it was like. He instantly fell in love with the craft. Since then  he has been in hundreds of productions from theater to film to television and more. He has appeared on stage as Johnny in Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune. He has been on the big screen in Men in Black 3 as famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin and has co-starred  on television in shows like Revolution, VEEP, Blue Bloods, Law and Order and many more. He was recently recognized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences with an honorable mention for his portrayal of German SS Officer Max Hansen in the documentary The Wereth Eleven.

He enjoys coaching youth level football and baseball. He is also a producer, writer, director, videographer, editor and photographer. He also runs an acting studio in the Baltimore, MD area.

He resides in Annapolis, MD with his wife Maria and their five children.