Ben best was best known as a writer and actor. He died on 12th September 2021 at the age of 46. It’s been said one day before his birthday he passed away. Our Sincere Condolences to his family and close ones. The official statement has been made by the Rough House Pictures in an Instagram post stating their feelings for Ben Best one last time and remembering him as a human being. There has been no revelation of the cause of death by anyone officially neither any statement made about it. Ben Best is the co-creator and co-writer of the popular American sports-comedy Tv show “Eastbound & Down”. The show was released back in 2009 on HBO and had its four-season successfully renewed by HBO till 2013 with an 8.2 IMBD rating. The show ran pretty well among the audience and great reviews from the critics. Ben Best also appeared on the show as the character Clegg who is a bartender and long-time friend of the lead actor McBride who played the role of Kenny Powers.
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The Rough House Pictures is run by Ben Best’s frequent collaborators Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, and Jody Hill that produced the TV Show ‘ Eastbound & down’. He co-starred beside the actor Danny McBride in the movie ‘ The Foot Fist Way’ which was directed by Jody Hill. He also was the co-writer of this film premiered back in 2008 that has an IMBD of 6.3 ratings. Another popular movie among the audience co-written by Ben Best along with Danny McBride is the movie ‘Your Highness’ directed by David Gordon Green. The film was released in 2011 that has 5.5 IMBD ratings. Ben best has been always close to Danny McBride, Jody Hill, and David Gordon Green from the back days of his starting career, and how they have stuck together as friends until Ben Best died is something rare. People usually forget people even the close ones but here we can see the true meaning of friendship for sure.
Before the ‘Eastbound & Down’ happened McBride played the character, Fred Simmons in the movie ‘The Foot Fist Way that introduces McBride to the world along with Ben Best who played the character Chuck “The Truck” Wallace in the film, and from there they have been pretty close to each other. The movie is a dark low comedy that started funny cult followers and from here Ben Best wrote and worked on other movies and shows.
Ben Best also worked in few other movies as well like ‘Land of the Lost,’ ‘What Happens in Vegas,’ ‘Observe and Report,’ ‘SuperBad’. However, Seth Rogan who worked with Ben best on SuperBad and Observe and Report also paid a tribute to the friend on Twitter sharing his thoughts about him and remembering his days with Ben Best. Comedian Adam Pally also shared on social media about such tragedic news. People who knew him and his close ones are shocked of course and people have shown their respects for Ben Best in their way. Peace in your eternal and easy rest.