Denny Dale Bess has been a member of EST for 11 years. He originally hails from La Mirada, California.  After stints in Oklahoma, Texas and New Mexico he has happily resided his last eighteen years in Hell's Kitchen, New York.  Fifteen years ago he met his beautiful bride to be Abigail Zealey, at the Ensemble Studio Theatre on West 52nd street. Since then,  Bess, has passionately collaborated and presently partcipates in all fascets of the process of working on a new play.  He is always proud to be a part of an ensemble and respects the honor of calling himself a member of The Ensemble Studio Theatre.

EST credits include- Where the Children Are by Amy Fox (marathon 2010),  Welcome Back,  Buddy Combs by Ben Rosenthal, Henrietta Hermaline's Fall from Great Heights by Maggie Smith (Youngblood) and numerous brunches, readings and workshops. Recent theatre credits include- Phantom Killer by Jan Buttram (2010), By Proxy by Amy Fox (2009).  Denny can be seen in the upcoming feature films, "Somebody's Hero" (2011) with Christopher Gorham, "One Fall, Ohio" (2011),  the leading role as Max Lyons,  "Pacing the Cage" (2011), and as the Police Sergeant in  Warner Brothers remake "Arthur" (Russell Brand) (2011). Denny is a proud member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre and Actors Equity Association.