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Ben Whishaw

Ben Whishaw is known as an English actor. He is most famous for his roles in Skyfall, Fargo, and Mary Poppins Returns.

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Background and Age

Benjamin John Whishaw was born on October 14, 1980 in Clifton, United Kingdom. He has a twin brother named James. His folks are Linda and Jose Whishaw. His mom worked in a John Lewis outlet while his father worked with computers. He burned through a large portion of his adolescent years as part of the Bancroft Players Youth Theater. He went to Samuel Whitbread Community College and after that, attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts from where he graduated in 2003. While in school, he was featured in a series of commercials and used the income to pay for his education and daily expenses.

Career and Net Worth

Soon after finishing his training at school, Ben handled the lead role in Hamlet under the directorial guidance of Trevor Nunn. Ben got praise for this role and it opened up a flood of chances for him in film and TV. He played Michael Banks in Mary Poppins Returns, Q in the James Bond films: Skyfall and Specter, and Norman Scott in A Very English Scandal, Ben has been proclaimed as one of the most capable actors of his age.

He has gotten the greatest distinctions in the business for his performances including a Golden Globe, BAFTA, Independent Film Critics Award, and a nomination for the Laurence Olivier Award which he earned for his role in Hamlet. He has made striking appearances in many films including Layer Cake, Cloud Atlas, Paddington, The Lobster, and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. He started to be trusted with lead roles once he proved himself opposite big names in the movies that he was cast in. As he progressed in his career, his star kept rising.

In September 2019, at the 2019 Emmy Awards show, Ben was nominated for and won the honor of Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie because of his performance on A Very English Scandal.

Biography | Marriage, Wife and Kids

Ben is married to the Australian composer Mark Bradshaw. The pair met while on the set arrangement of Bright Star in 2009. They concealed their relationship for quite a while and didn't really uncover anything about their wedding until a year after they tied the knot. Ben and Mark went into a union in August 2012 in Sydney, Australia and have been happily together ever since.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 14 Oct, 1980
Age: 39 yrs
Occupations: Stage actor
Television actor
Film actor
Voice actor
Citizenship: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Clifton
residence: London
Education: Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Gender: Male
Description: English actor
Spouse: Mark Bradshaw [M. 2012]
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Last Modified: Oct 12 2020
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