Wes Bentley is an American film actor. Wes Bentley is known for his role of Ricky Fitts in American Beauty. Wes Bentley was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas, the son of Cherie and David, who are United Methodist ministers.
Wes Bentley has starred in several films, including the Oscar-winning film American Beauty, The Four Feathers, P2, and Ghost Rider. Wes Bentley starred in the thriller Dolan`s Cadillac, based on the short story by Stephen King, and There Be Dragons by director Roland Joffe.
Wes Bentley is one of the main subjects in the documentary My Big Break, which follows him and three of his former roommates as they pursue their dream to become successful actors in Hollywood. In 2010, Wes starred opposite Nina Arianda in the David Ives play Venus in Fur at the Classic Stage Company in New York City.