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Overview (3)

Born in Paris, France
Birth NameJean-Benoit Blanc
Height 6' 0¾" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

JB was born in Paris, France to an English mother and a French father. He moved with his mother to Yorkshire, England at the age of four, where he was raised and attended school, eventually graduating from The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 1990.

He worked extensively in theater in Britain for over 15 years, including a three-year stint at London's Royal National Theater. His theater work encompassed everything from avant-garde physical theater companies to world tours of Shakespeare plays and classical Greek theater.

His film career was essentially launched by his highly acclaimed role as Luigi Vampa in 2002's The Count of Monte Cristo, and following that success, he moved to Los Angeles where he now lives. Film and TV roles soon followed and in 2006, he made his US theater debut in 'iwitness' at The Mark Taper Forum in downtown Los Angeles. He has worked on well over 20 TV shows in the US, including Breaking Bad, Burn Notice, The Unit and others, and many films, most recently as Bashkim in War Dogs starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller. JB is also a highly accomplished voice actor with projects in film, animation, video games and commercials. JB has over 160 video game credits to his name, totaling over 300 characters. He has been a Voice Director on projects such as Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor, Lego Batman 3, Lego Dimensions, XCOM 2, Mafia III, Overwatch, World Of Warcraft: Legion, Hearthstone and Middle Earth: Shadow Of War.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: The Coronel Group

Trivia (3)

Speaks fluent French.
Once taught drama at Wandsworth Prison, London.
Is an accomplished Voice Director working for WB Games, 2k Games, Blizzard Entertainment, Monolith and others.

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