But while filming its final season, earlier this year, Baumann was confronted with an off-screen drama that was a lot harder to digest — which ultimately threatened the show and even his life. Rushed to the ER with a perforation in his small intestine, he was soon diagnosed with Crohn's disease. After receiving a life-saving surgery, Baumann finished up the series and became a Crohn's advocate. Now in remission, the actor spoke to Healthline, a day after wrapping the final episode of "Secret Life," about the darkest days in the hospital, how his family and wife, Aviva supported him through it all, and how he stays healthy today. I found out this year during the first hospitalization I had, which was in late March.
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For ten years, he worked in theater, film and television, becoming most known for playing Ben Boykewich on The Secret Life of the American Teenager. He is the author of the novels Solip , Say, Cut, Map , and The Country , as well as the nonfiction books EarthBound and Eat the Flowers , as well as various essays, short stories and poems. He owns and operates Sator Press, a c 3 nonprofit publishing company, was the series designer for Boss Fight Books and co-published No Colony , a literary journal, with Blake Butler. He is a co-founder of the iOS app Sweetspot,  and an angel investor in the learning platform Memrise. In , he was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. Along with serving as the series designer for Boss Fight Books , Baumann designed the covers for fuckscapes by Sean Kilpatrick,  each issue of No Colony , and each title published by Sator Press. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article contains content that is written like an advertisement.