Biography

Benjamin John "Ben" Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Whishaw is best known for his breakthrough role as Hamlet, his roles in the television series Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, The Hour and London Spy; and film roles including Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), I'm Not There (2007), Bright Star (2009), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Cloud Atlas (2012), The Lobster (2015) and Suffragette (2015). He has also played the role of Q in the James Bond films starting with Skyfall (2012), and was the voice of Paddington Bear in the 2014 film, Paddington.

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Benjamin John "Ben" Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Whishaw is best known for his breakthrough role as Hamlet, his roles in the television series Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, The Hour and London Spy; and film roles including Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), I'm Not There (2007), Bright Star (2009), Brideshead Revisited (2008), Cloud Atlas (2012), The Lobster (2015) and Suffragette (2015). He has also played the role of Q in the James Bond films starting with Skyfall (2012), and was the voice of Paddington Bear in the 2014 film, Paddington.

Personal Info

Gender Male

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1980-10-14

Place of Birth Clifton, Bedfordshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Mary Poppins Returns as Michael Banks
2017 Paddington 2 as Paddington (voice)
2017 Queers(8 episodes) as Perce
2016 The Freddie Mercury Story: Who Wants to Live Forever? as Freddie Mercury
2016 A Hologram for the King as Dave
2015 The Danish Girl as Henrik Sandahl
2015 In the Heart of the Sea as Herman Melville
2015 London Spy as Danny
2015 London Spy(5 episodes) as Danny
2015 Spectre as Q
2015 Suffragette as Sonny Watts
2015 The Lobster as John, Limping Man
2015 Unity as Himself - Narrator (voice)
2014 Paddington as Paddington (voice)
2014 Days and Nights as Eric
2014 Lilting as Richard
2014 The Muse as Edward
2014 The Zero Theorem as Doctor 3
2013 Beat as Man
2013 Teenage as British Boy (voice)
2012 Cloud Atlas as Cabin Boy / Robert Frobisher / Store Clerk / Georgette / Tribesman
2012 Skyfall as Q
2012 The Hollow Crown(4 episodes) as Richard II
2012 Playhouse Presents(1 episode) as Ezra
2011 The Hour(14 episodes) as Freddie Lyon
2010 The Tempest as Ariel
2009 Bright Star as John Keats
2009 Love Hate as Tom
2008 Brideshead Revisited as Sebastian Flyte
2008 Criminal Justice(5 episodes) as Ben Coulter
2008 Criminal Justice
2007 I'm Not There. as Arthur
2006 Perfume: The Story of a Murderer as Jean-Baptiste Grenouille
2005 Stoned as Keith Richards
2005 Nathan Barley(7 episodes) as Pingu
2004 Enduring Love as Spud
2004 Layer Cake as Sidney
2003 The Booze Cruise as Daniel
2003 Spiritual Rampage
2003 Ready When You Are, Mr McGill
2001 My Brother Tom as Tom
2000 Other People's Children(4 episodes) as Sully
2000 Baby as Little Joe
1999 The Escort as Jay
1999 The Trench as Pte. James Deamis
1900 Untitled Satire as Smart Guy #1

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