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Ben Chaplin


With charm to spare and dark, unassumingly handsome looks, British actor Ben Chaplin arrived on the Hollywood scene in smart and sexy fashion with the comedy The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996). While his habit for avoiding mainstream artificiality in favor of small, intense, independent vehicles is quite intact, in retrospect it looks as if he... See full bio »
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Known For

The Thin Red Line
The Thin Red Line Pvt. Bell
(1998)
Murder by Numbers
Murder by Numbers Sam Kennedy
(2002)
Dorian Gray
Dorian Gray Basil Hallward
(2009)
Twixt
Twixt Poe
(2011)

Filmography

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 2018 Press (TV Mini-Series) (filming)
 2017 The Children Act
Kevin Henry
 2017 Urban Myths (TV Mini-Series)
Cary Grant
- Cary Grant and Timothy Leary (2017) ... Cary Grant
 2017 Apple Tree Yard (TV Mini-Series)
Mark Costley
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Mark Costley
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Mark Costley
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Mark Costley
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Mark Costley
 2016 Snowden
Robert Tibbo
 2016 The Legend of Tarzan
Captain Moulle
 2015-2016 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Joel
- Needles (2016) ... Joel
- Seahorse (2016) ... Joel
- Broodstock (2016) ... Joel
- Ice Cream (2016) ... Joel
- Leslie (2016) ... Joel
 2015 Little Boy
Ben Eagle
 2015/I Cinderella
Ella's Father
 2015 The Book of Negroes (TV Mini-Series)
Cpt. John Clarkson
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Cpt. John Clarkson
- Episode #1.5 (2015) ... Cpt. John Clarkson
- Episode #1.4 (2015) ... Cpt. John Clarkson
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Cpt. John Clarkson
 2014 War Book
Gary
 2014 The Secrets (TV Mini-Series)
Philip
- The Lie (2014) ... Philip
 2013 Moonfleet (TV Mini-Series)
Magistrate Mohune
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... Magistrate Mohune
- Part1&2 ... Magistrate Mohune
 2013 Doll & Em (TV Series)
Ben
- Six (2013) ... Ben
 2013 The Wipers Times (TV Movie)
Roberts
 2013 Dates (TV Series)
Stephen
- Mia & David (2013) ... Stephen
- Stephen & Mia (2013) ... Stephen
- Mia & Stephen (2013) ... Stephen
 2012 World Without End (TV Mini-Series)
Sir Thomas Langley
- Checkmate (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
- Queen (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
- Rook (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
- A People Revolt (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
- Plague and Passion (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
 2011-2012 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Alvo
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Alvo
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Alvo
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Alvo
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Alvo
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... Alvo
 2011 Twixt
Poe
 2010 London Boulevard
Billy Norton
 2010 Ways to Live Forever
Daniel MacQueen
 2009 Dorian Gray
Basil Hallward
 2008 Me and Orson Welles
George Coulouris
 2007 The Water Horse
Lewis Mowbray
 2006 Two Weeks
Keith Bergman
 2005 The New World
Robinson
 2005 Chromophobia
Trent
 2004 Stage Beauty
George Villiers II - Duke of Buckingham
 2002 Tian mai zhuan qi
Eric
 2002 Murder by Numbers
Sam Kennedy
 2001 Birthday Girl
John
 2001 Bye Bye Baby (TV Movie)
Leo
 2000 Lost Souls
Peter Kelson
 1998 The Thin Red Line
Pvt. Bell
 1997 Washington Square
Morris Townsend
 1995 Feast of July
Con Wainwright
 1995 Resort to Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Joshua Penny
- Episode #1.5 (1995) ... Joshua Penny
- Episode #1.4 (1995) ... Joshua Penny
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Joshua Penny
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Joshua Penny
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Joshua Penny
 1995 Game-On (TV Series)
Matthew
- Fame (1995) ... Matthew
- Big Wednesday (1995) ... Matthew
- The Great Escape (1995) ... Matthew
- Bad Timing (1995) ... Matthew
- Working Girls (1995) ... Matthew
 1994 Stages (TV Series)
Tim Bone / Fierce Man
- A Few Short Journeys of the Heart (1994) ... Tim Bone / Fierce Man
 1994 Class Act (TV Series)
Carlos
- Episode #1.4 (1994) ... Carlos
 1993 The Return of the Borrowers (TV Series)
Ditchley
- Episode #1.4 (1993) ... Ditchley
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... Ditchley
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Ditchley
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Ditchley
 1993 The Remains of the Day
Charlie, Head Footman
 1993 Minder (TV Series)
Conway
- Uneasy Rider (1993) ... Conway
 1992 Performance (TV Series)
Cyril Carter
- After the Dance (1992) ... Cyril Carter
 1992 Between the Lines (TV Series)
Andy Spence
- Private Enterprise (1992) ... Andy Spence
 1992 A Fatal Inversion (TV Series)
Matthew
- Episode #1.1 (1992) ... Matthew
 1991 Soldier Soldier (TV Series)
Fusilier Jago
- Loyal to the Corps (1991) ... Fusilier Jago
- Fun and Games (1991) ... Fusilier Jago
 1990 Casualty (TV Series)
Gareth Orell
- A Reasonable Man (1990) ... Gareth Orell
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Other Works:

Appeared in "Peaches" by Nick Grosso - Royal Court Theatre, London (1994). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'd like to keep working on both sides of the Atlantic. But settling down is not something I can really compute as I've lived out of a bag since I was 17. Being an actor is well paid but it's a bit like being a circus traveler. There's no base except for where your friends and family are. Wherever I settle, I know I can't spend a lot of time there so I have to grab the bits of time that I have at... See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for Broadway's 2004 Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role - Play) for "The Retreat from Moscow." See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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