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Ben Robbins


An alumnus of the Colony’s writer-in-residence program, Ben served as its Director from 2010 – 2012 before becoming Creative Director in 2013.

Ben Robbins is the writer of the four-hour miniseries, MADOFF (ABC, 2016), starring Richard Dreyfuss and Blythe Danner, for which he received a 2016 WGA Award nomination.

Ben has also written or developed shows for HBO, USA, WGN, and Discovery Networks, and was a staff writer on the ABC show FINAL WITNESS. Working in film, he has had numerous original feature scripts optioned or commissioned. A native of Cleveland, Ohio and an alumnus of Yale University, he lives in Brooklyn, NY.