Ben Chaplin (I)


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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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The Thin Red Line Pvt. Bell
(1998)
(2001)
Murder by Numbers Sam Kennedy
(2002)

Filmography

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 2022 Mrs. Davis (TV Series)
 2021-2022 The Nevers (TV Series)
Frank Mundi
- Episode #1.12 (2022) ... Frank Mundi
- Episode #1.11 (2022) ... Frank Mundi
- Episode #1.10 (2022) ... Frank Mundi
- Episode #1.9 (2022) ... Frank Mundi
- Episode #1.8 (2022) ... Frank Mundi
 2021 The Dig
Stuart Piggott
 2020 The Letter for the King (TV Series)
The Black Knight
- Storm Clouds Gather (2020) ... The Black Knight
- At the End of the World (2020) ... The Black Knight
- When the Blood Moon Rises (2020) ... The Black Knight
- Spiral (2020) ... The Black Knight
- Danger Knights (2020) ... The Black Knight
 2019/I Roads
Paul
 2018 Press (TV Mini Series)
Duncan Allen
- Resonance (2018) ... Duncan Allen
- Two Worlds (2018) ... Duncan Allen
- Magic (2018) ... Duncan Allen
- Don't Take My Heart, Don't Break My Heart (2018) ... Duncan Allen
- Pure (2018) ... Duncan Allen
 2018 Kiss Me First (TV Mini Series)
Beam
- Make It Stop (2018) ... Beam
 2017 The Children Act
Kevin Henry
 2017 Urban Myths (TV 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
- Plague and Passion: Part 1 (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
- A Crown Tested: Part 2 (2012) ... Sir Thomas Langley
 2011-2012 Mad Dogs (TV Series)
Alvo
- Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Alvo
- Flares (2011) ... Alvo
- Well (2011) ... Alvo
- Xtabai (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 The Touch
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 Tuesday (TV Movie)
Brian
 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 Mini 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

His National Theatre credits include: "The Neighbour" by Meredith Oakes(1993) and James Mossman in "The Reporter" (2007). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)

Parents:

Peter Greenwood | Cynthia Chaplin

Relatives:

Sarah Greenwood (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

When you arrive in L.A. as an Englishman you might as well be on the moon. People just don't understand you if you speak too fast and most people there think you're Australian. Ordering was incredibly complicated. I was speechless. See more »

Trivia:

No relation to Sir Charlie "the Tramp" Chaplin, despite a popular misconception; Ben does, however, share his birthday with Charlie's daughter Geraldine; she is Ben's senior by exactly 26 years. See more »

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