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Ben Daniels (born 10 June 1964) is a British actor. A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), he has taken on roles in numerous productions. On television he has appeared in, among other shows, The Lost Language of Cranes (1991), Conspiracy (2001), Cutting It (2002–2005), Ian Fleming: Bondmaker (2005), The Virgin Queen (2005) and The State Within (2006). On the silver screen, Daniels has appeared mostly in supporting roles, including parts in The Bridge (1992), Beautiful Thing (1996), I Want You (1998), Madeline (1998) and Doom (2005). An exception was the 1997 independent film Passion in the Desert, based on a short story by novelist Honoré de Balzac.

Daniels has had most success with theatre work. He was nominated for Best Actor at the Evening Standard Awards for 900 Oneonta (1994), for Best Actor in the M.E.N. Theatre Awards for Martin Yesterday (1998), and for Best Supporting Actor in the 15th Laurence Olivier Awards for Never the Sinner (1991). He eventually won the latter award at the 25th Laurence Olivier Awards (2001), as well as the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2001 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Theatre Awards, for his performance in the Arthur Miller play All My Sons. Other theatre credits include Tales From Hollywood (2001), Three Sisters (2003), Iphigenia at Aulis (2004), The God of Hell (2005), The Wild Duck (2005–2006) and Thérèse Raquin (2006). In 2008 Daniels made his Broadway début with American actress Laura Linney in a revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons), for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ben Daniels (born 10 June 1964) is a British actor. A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), he has taken on roles in numerous productions. On television he has appeared in, among other shows, The Lost Language of Cranes (1991), Conspiracy (2001), Cutting It (2002–2005), Ian Fleming: Bondmaker (2005), The Virgin Queen (2005) and The State Within (2006). On the silver screen, Daniels has appeared mostly in supporting roles, including parts in The Bridge (1992), Beautiful Thing (1996), I Want You (1998), Madeline (1998) and Doom (2005). An exception was the 1997 independent film Passion in the Desert, based on a short story by novelist Honoré de Balzac.

Daniels has had most success with theatre work. He was nominated for Best Actor at the Evening Standard Awards for 900 Oneonta (1994), for Best Actor in the M.E.N. Theatre Awards for Martin Yesterday (1998), and for Best Supporting Actor in the 15th Laurence Olivier Awards for Never the Sinner (1991). He eventually won the latter award at the 25th Laurence Olivier Awards (2001), as well as the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2001 Whatsonstage.com Theatregoers' Choice Theatre Awards, for his performance in the Arthur Miller play All My Sons. Other theatre credits include Tales From Hollywood (2001), Three Sisters (2003), Iphigenia at Aulis (2004), The God of Hell (2005), The Wild Duck (2005–2006) and Thérèse Raquin (2006). In 2008 Daniels made his Broadway début with American actress Laura Linney in a revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons), for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender -

Known Credits 47

Birthday 1964-06-10

Place of Birth Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, UK

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Captive State as Daniel
2018 Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert as Pontius Pilate
2017 The Exception as Col Sigurd von Ilsemann
2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as General Merrick
2016 The Crown(3 episodes) as Antony Armstrong-Jones
2016 The Exorcist(20 episodes) as Father Marcus Brennan
2015 Flesh and Bone(8 episodes) as Paul
2015 Lunacy: The Making of Luna
2014 Luna as Grant
2014 Jamaica Inn(3 episodes) as Francis Davey
2014 Locke as Gareth (voice)
2013 The Wipers Times as Lieutenant Colonel Howfield
2013 Jack the Giant Slayer as Fumm
2011 Women in Love(2 episodes) as Will Brangwen
2009 The Last Days of Lehman Brothers(1 episode)
2009 The Last Days of Lehman Brothers as John Thain
2009 Moving On(1 episode) as John Murphy
2009 Law & Order: UK(26 episodes) as James Steel
2008 The Passion(4 episodes)
2008 Lark Rise to Candleford(1 episode)
2007 Who Killed Mrs De Ropp? as Saki
2006 The State Within(1 episode)
2006 The Virgin Queen(4 episodes) as Francis Walsingham
2005 Doom as Goat
2005 Ian Fleming: Bondmaker as Ian Fleming
2003 Real Men as DI Matthew Fenton
2002 Spooks(1 episode)
2002 Cutting It(25 episodes)
2002 Real Men(2 episodes)
2001 Conspiracy
2001 Married/Unmarried as Danny
2000 Britannic as Townsend
1998 Madeline as Leopold the Tutor
1998 I Want You as Bob
1997 Passion in the Desert as Augustin Robert
1997 David as Jonatan
1996 Beautiful Thing as Tony
1996 Silent Witness(1 episode)
1994 Outside Edge(23 episodes)
1992 A Touch of Frost(1 episode) as Roger Massie
1992 The Lost Language of Cranes as Robin Bradley
1990 Drop the Dead Donkey(1 episode)
1989 Capital City(1 episode)
1989 The Paradise Club(2 episodes) as DC Webster
1987 Wish You Were Here as Maisie Mathews
1986 Casualty(1 episode) as Graham Marda
1955 The Desperate Women as Captain Dawson

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