Ben Whishaw

Proclaimed by many critics as one of the best young actors of his generation, Benjamin John Whishaw was born in Clifton, Bedfordshire, to Linda (Hope), who works in cosmetics, and Jose Whishaw, who works in information technology. He has a twin brother, James. He is of French, German, Russian (father) and English (mother) descent

Born: October 14, 1980 in Clifton, Bedfordshire, England, UK


Limonov: The Ballad of Eddie (filming)
Eduard Limonov

Passages (post-production) – 2022/I

Women Talking (completed) – 2022

Queen Elizabeth and Paddington Bear Film (short) – 2022
Paddington (voice)

This Is Going to Hurt (TV Series) – 2022
Adam Kay

No Time to Die – 2021

Miss Fortunate (short) – 2021
Humorless Man

Fargo (TV Series) – 2020
Rabbi Milligan

The Adventures of Paddington (TV Series short) – 2019-2020

Surge – 2020/I

O Holy Ghost (short) – 2019

The Personal History of David Copperfield – 2019
Uriah Heep

Little Joe – 2019

Marry Poppins Returns – 2018
Michael Banks

Palo Santo (short) – 2018
Palo Santo Hologram

A Very English Scandal (TV Mini Series) – 2018
Norman Scott

Paddington 2 – 2017

Queers (TV Mini Sries) – 2017

Family Happiness (Short) – 2017
The Brother

A Hologram for the King – 2016

London Spy (TV Mini Series) – 2015

In the Heart of the Sea – 2015
Herman Melville

Spectre – 2015/I

The Danish Girl – 2015

This is Going to Hurt (TV Series) (executive producer – 7 episodes)

O Holy Ghost (Short) (executive producer)

2019 | Winner | Primetime Emmy 
Supporting Actor for A Very English Scandal (2018) as Norman

2019 | Winner | BAFTA Award
Best Supporting Actor  for A Very English Scandal (2018)

2016 | Nominee | BAFTA Award
Best Leading Actor for London Spy (2015)

2013 | Winner | BAFTA Award 
Best Leading Actor for The Hollow Crown (2012)


Personal Details

Other works: Theatre. Playing John Proctor in Arthur Miller’s stage play: The Crucible, at the Walter Kerr Theatre, New York, Ben’s Broadway debut,

Publicity Listing: 1 Interview | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial |  2 Magazine Cover Photos

Official Sites: Instagram

Alternate Names: Ben Whishaw

Height: 5′ 9″ (1.75 m)

Spouse: Mark Bradshaw

Parents: Whishaw (Hope), Linda | Whishaw, Jose

Trivia:Enjoys reading, painting and gardening in his spare time.

Star Sign: Libra

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