Ben Whishaw Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Aug, 2020
Facts of Ben Whishaw
Date of Birth: 1980 , October-14
Age: 39 years old
Birth Nation: England
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Name Ben Whishaw
Birth Name Benjamin John Whishaw
Father Jose Whishaw
Mother Linda (née Hope)
Nationality British
Birth Place/City Clifton, Bedfordshire
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Television shows and movie
Net Worth $2 million
Married Yes
Married to Mark Bradshaw
Education Henlow Middle School
Movies The Trench, Skyfall, Bright Star
TV Show Playhouse Presents, The Adventures of Paddington, The Hour
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Ben Whishaw is an English actor most known for her starring role in movies such as The Lobster, Cloud Atlas, and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer. As for television shows, he appeared as Pingu in the television show Nathan Barley and Ben Coulter in the television series Criminal Justice. Furthermore, he won the British Independent Film Award for his role in My Brother Tom.   

Born And Raised In Clifton, Bedfordshire

Ben Whishaw was born Benjamin John Whishaw on October 14, 1980, in Clifton, Bedfordshire, England to Linda (nee Hope), a cosmetics, and Jose Whishaw who serves in sports and young people.

His mother is of English ancestry whereas, his father is of German and Russian descent. He was one of the members of the Bancroft Player Youth Theatre, at Hitchin's Queen Mother Theatre.

Whishaw went to Henlow Middle School and later enrolled at Samuel Whitbread Community College in Clifton. He then attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, graduating in 2003.

Career

Ben Whishaw made his film debut as Pte. James Adams in the independent war film The Trench. A year later, she appeared in the television series Black Cab and in the television drama Other People's Children.

In 2003, he worked in the theatrical play His Dark Materials. The next year, he went to work in theatrical play Hamlet at Old Vic.

English actor, Ben Whishaw SOURCE: E! Online

Whishaw played Pingu in the television sitcom, Nathan Barley in 2005. The following year, he acted as Jean-Baptiste Grenouille in the period psychological thriller film Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.

From 2011-2012, he landed the role of Freddie Lyon in the television drama series The Hour. His other notable movies and television series are I'm Not There, Bright Star, and Criminal Justice.

Ben went to portray fictional character Q in the spy film Skyfall alongside Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, and Ralph Fiennes in 2012.

The same year, he played various roles in the science fiction film Cloud Atlas. He worked as a voice artist of Paddington Bear in the animated television show The Adventures of Paddington in 2019.

That same year, Whishaw was cast as Uriah Heep in the comedy-drama film The Personal History of David Copperfield. He appeared as Joseph in the thriller film Surge in 2020.

What Is The Net Worth Of Ben Whishaw In 2020?

As of August 2020, Ben Whishaw has accumulated a net worth of $2 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He earns a tremendous amount of fortune from his work in television shows and movies.

Whishaw has worked in 2012 spy film Skyfall which garnered a whopping net worth of $1.109 billion against the budget of $150-200 million.

Tied The Knot With Composer Mark Bradshaw

Ben Whishaw is married to Australian composer Mark Bradshaw. The two tied the knot in August 2012. They first met each other while working together on the set of drama romance Bight Star.

Apart from that, the actor enjoys music, dance, visual arts, and traveling. His favorite actor is James Stewart whereas, his favorite film is Vertigo.

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