STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 1,099 this week

Ben Whishaw


Proclaimed by many critics as one of the best young actors of his generation, Benjamin John Whishaw was born in Clifton, Bedfordshire, to Linda (Hope), who works in cosmetics, and Jose Whishaw, who works in information technology. He has a twin brother, James. He is of French, German, Russian (father) and English (mother) descent. Ben attended ... See full bio »

Watch on TV

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 23 Jan 2011
 
a list of 22 people
created 25 Sep 2013
 
a list of 39 people
created 17 Mar 2014
 
a list of 26 people
created 22 Apr 2014
 
a list of 25 people
created 6 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ben Whishaw's work have you seen?

User Polls

8 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Actor (41 credits)
 2015 Suffragette (completed)
Sonny
 2015 The Danish Girl (completed)
Henrik
 2015 The Lobster
The Limping Man
 2015 London Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Danny
- If This Is a Lie (2015) ... Danny
- I Know (2015) ... Danny
- Lullaby (2015) ... Danny
- Blue ... Danny
- Strangers ... Danny
 2014 Paddington
Paddington (voice)
 2014/I The Muse (Short)
Edward
 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Ezra
- Foxtrot (2014) ... Ezra
 2014 Lilting
Richard
 2013 Days and Nights
Eric
 2013 Beat (Short)
 2013 The Zero Theorem
Doctor
 2013 Teenage (Documentary)
British Boy (voice)
 2012 Skyfall
Q
 2012 Cloud Atlas
Cabin Boy / Robert Frobisher / Store Clerk / ...
 2012 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
King Richard
- Richard II (2012) ... King Richard
 2010 All Signs of Death (TV Movie)
Web
 2010/I The Tempest
Ariel
 2009 Love Hate (Short)
Tom
 2009/I The International
Rene Antall
 2008 Criminal Justice (TV Mini-Series)
Ben Coulter
- Episode #1.5 (2008) ... Ben Coulter
- Episode #1.4 (2008) ... Ben Coulter
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Ben Coulter
- Episode #1.2 (2008) ... Ben Coulter
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... Ben Coulter
 2005 Nathan Barley (TV Series)
Pingu
- Pilot (2005) ... Pingu
- Episode #1.6 (2005) ... Pingu
- Episode #1.5 (2005) ... Pingu
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Pingu
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Pingu
 2003 77 Beds (Short)
Ishmael
 2003 The Booze Cruise (TV Movie)
Daniel
 2003 Ready When You Are Mr. McGill (TV Movie)
Bruno
 2003 Spiritual Rampage (Short)
 2001 My Brother Tom
Tom
 2001/I Baby (Short)
Little Joe
 2000 Other People's Children (TV Series)
Sully
 2000 Black Cab (TV Series)
Ryan
- Work (2000) ... Ryan
 1999 Mauvaise passe
Jay
 1999 The Trench
Pte. James Deamis
Show Show Music department (1 credit)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Played in "Mercury Fur", a new play by Philip Ridley - Menier Chocolate Factory, London (2005). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It's difficult, it's a bit like acting in a silent movie. That's what Dustin Hoffman said to me, anyway. We did the scenes with him in the first two weeks, and as he was leaving he said, 'Well now you're making a silent film, Ben; good luck!".- On making Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) See more »

Trivia:

Beat out Leonardo DiCaprio and Orlando Bloom for the role of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006). See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Am Ithe only one who thinks this guy is just GORGEOUS? divakiin57
Was Rupert Everett right about gay actors career? judelaw-5
Radio broadcast of 'Cock' jazz-44
Peter and Alice griffin_melinda1
Ben Whishaw's My Neighbour doodlemachine
He got the BAFTA!!! jazz-44
Discuss Ben Whishaw on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page