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Ben Whishaw


Proclaimed by many critics as one of the best young actors of his generation, Ben Whishaw was born in Clifton, Bedfordshire, where he grew up along with his twin brother James. Ben attended Samuel Whitbread Community College where his interest in theatre grew and he became a member of the Bancroft Players Youth Theatre at Hitchin's Queen Mother ... See full bio »

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 2015 Bond 24 (announced)
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 2015 Suffragette (filming)
Sonny
 2015 The Lobster (filming)
 2014 Lilting
 2013 Days and Nights
Eric
 2013 Beat (Short)
 2013 The Zero Theorem
Doctor 3
 2013 Teenage (Documentary)
British Boy (voice)
 2012 Skyfall
Q
 2012 Cloud Atlas
Cabin Boy / Robert Frobisher / Store Clerk / ...
 2010/I The Tempest
Ariel
 2009 Love Hate (Short)
Tom
 2009/I The International
Rene Antall
 2003 77 Beds (Short)
Ishmael
 2003 Spiritual Rampage (Short)
 2001 My Brother Tom
Tom
 2001/I Baby (Short)
Little Joe
 1999 Mauvaise passe
Jay
 1999 The Trench
Pte. James Deamis
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His National Theatre credits include: Brother Jasper in "His Dark Materials" based on the novels by Philip Pullman (2003), Konstantin in Chekhov's "The Seagull" (2006), and Prince Myshkin in "...some trace of her" based on Dosteovsky's "The Idiot" (2008). See more »

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5' 9" (1.75 m)
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I've been out to LA a couple of times but, over there, the Grenouille in me always comes to the surface. I feel completely terrified, totally flummoxed, like I don't understand what the hell is going on. I've no desire at all to go back there. See more »

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Met his husband, Australian composer Mark Bradshaw on the set while making Bright Star (2009), in 2008, and was civilly married in the Australia in August 2012. See more »

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Libra

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