Born 1983 in Düsseldorf, Germany. He began acting as a child at the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus. He worked from 1991 until 1998 with the following directors: W. Minks, W. Schroeter, J. Lux, F.-X. Kroetz, D. Altenbeck (lead as “John” in “Das Kryptogram” by David Mamet).
From 2002 on he studied media and cultural studies (MA) at the Heinrich Heine University, made short films and founded the first film festival in Düsseldorf. After finishing his bachelor thesis on Wong Kar-Wai and Gilles Deleuze in 2006 he went to New York City and worked as a production assistent for the feature film “Funny Games U.S.” by Michael Haneke and a year later for “My Blueberry Nights” by Wong Kar-Wai.
From 2008-2010 he studied theatre direction at the Academy of Performing Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg in Ludwigsburg, Germany where Luk Perceval was responsible for the actors and directors training. Since 2010 he studied acting for stage and camera there. During this year he made an internship at Robert Wilson’s “Káťa Kabanová” in Prague, Czech Republic he went to Vienna, Austria to play a part in the production “Der Jäger Gracchus” an adaptation of Kafkas short story and in the contemporary opera “Flaschenpost” by Georges Aperghis, both directed by Helga Utz.
As a theatre director he created a performance at the State Gallery Stuttgart to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the futurist manifesto. He created the short film “Reduktion 22” and the piece “Deine Hoffnungen mein Herz wie Furien” after “Kabale und Liebe” by Friedrich Schiller. He also created a performance for the state theatre Stuttgart to commemorate the tragical and cryptical death of Pier Paolo Pasolini. As an actor he participated in various short films and plays at the academy in Ludwigsburg. Most influencial for his development where the workshops of Luk Perceval, Hilde Stark, Ted Stoffer and Gennadij Bogdanov. He is part of two independent theatre groups: “Wunschmaschinen" and "Shane Drinion”. Benjamin-Lew Klon is a guest actor at the Thalia Theater in Hamburg since 2012. He speaks German, English and Polish fluently.