This coming of age drama tracks the experiences of naive Felicity Porter (Keri Russell) who moves across the country to New York to attend college and pursue Ben Covington (Scott Speedman) who was her high school crush. The show follows Felicity as she and the new friends she makes as they make the transition to adulthood and deal with an endless slew of associated crises.
Scott Speedman was born in London, England, however, he grew up in Toronto, Canada. He was an aspiring ...
Played by Scott Speedman. Ben is the initial reason Felicity moves to New York. Like Felicity he moved from Palo Alto, California to New York. He is not a strong student but is athletic and is especially good at swimming. His home life is complex. While his father (played by John Ritter) is an alcoholic and continually makes promises only to break them, Ben's mother continues to stay with her husband. Ben has difficulty expressing his feelings and initially appears not to be very thoughtful or contemplative (especially in contrast to Felicity). He often makes hasty or detrimental decisions that he later regrets. However, throughout the series Ben's true depth and sensitivity are revealed.
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