(Excerpt from article)
Most Likely to Still Be in School Next Year
"Felicity"'s Ben Covington is the show's resident hottie/jock who's suffered through some major highs and lows including makeups, breakups, an alcoholic father, his own issues with drinking and now, impending parenthood. Has this TV heartthrob learned anything after four years of college?
"(Ben's learned) how to treat a friend, how to treat someone who cares about him," says Speedman.
While you'd expect the cast to be sad about the big end, Speedman says he's ready to spread his wings and leave television to pursue a career in film.
"I'm glad the show is ending and I'm glad it's ending where it is. I don't think I'm going to do television. I'm doing a small movie now in Vancouver ... there are other things but I don't want to do television. When I want to, the opportunities won't be there, but I just want to take a break," he explains.
Of course, the man the cast calls "Speedy" (and who's been known to coordinate a pick-up game with the cast of "Alias" between takes) is the first to admit there is a downside to leaving.
"I'll definitely miss Keri. She's been my partner and
best friend for the last four years," he says.
This site has been brought to you by the Goddesses of the Universe and the letter Q. This site claims no affiliation to Mr. Scott Speedman, his family or anyone he knows, and we cannot put you in touch with him. But if you could put us in touch with him, we'd be ever so grateful. We promise, we're not stalkers.
copyright 2001 goddesses inc.
copyright 1998-2001 marianne