Forty-five years old Benedict Wong is an English actor best known for his role in movies like ‘Doctor Strange’ (2016), ‘The Martian’ (2015), and ‘Prometheus’ (2012). He has appeared on film, television, and on stage. He was born on June 3, 1971, in Eccles, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom.
Early life and Education
Benedict Wong belongs to British nationality and his ethnicity is white. He spent his childhood in Eccles with family. His parents emigrated from Hong Kong to the United Kingdom via Ireland. He took a two-year performing arts course at Salford City College. During that time, he also worked as an usher at Manchester’s now defunct Green Theatre.
Benedict Wong made his first debut in a 1993 BBC Radio play called Kai-Mei Sauce that is written by Kevin Wong. He appeared alongside Sean Lock in the situation comedy 15 Storeys High.
Benedict Wong featured in the feature movie ‘Grow Your Own’ in 2007. After that, he appears in the second episode of Series 4 of the Channel 4 comedy ‘The IT Crowd’. In which he played the role Prime, a previous Countdown contestant.
Benedict Wong also saw in the movie ‘Shanghai’, in which he played the role of Just Kita and BBC series called Spirit Warriors in the role of Li. Then he appeared in the Ridley Scot film ‘Prometheus’ in 2012. After one year, he appeared in the BBC Two comedy-drama ‘The Wrong Mans’, in which he played the role of gangster Lau.
Benedict Wong played the role of Kublai Khan in the Netflix series Marco Polo in 3014. Netflix renewed for a 10-episode second series at the beginning of 2015. After one year, he has seen in another Ridley Scott science fiction film, playing Bruce NG in The ‘Martian’ featured Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, and another too.
Awards and Achievement
Benedict Wong was nominated at the British Independent Film Awards for Best Supporting Actor, for his role as Guo Yi in ‘Dirty Pretty Things’ in 2003. The Same year he also nominated for the West End Frame award for Best Dramatic Performance 2013, for his amazing role as Zhang Lin in Chimerica.
Net worth, Salary, And Body measurement
Benedict Wong has an estimated net worth of $3 million that acc u mulated from his acting career. He stands tall at the height of five feet ten inches. He looks like a very fat with his heavy body.
by Bchrome, 07 Mar, 2017