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Ben Whishaw

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.

Oct 14, 1980 In Clifton, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Trench 1999-09-17
Latest Project:
Movie No Time to Die 2020-11-11
Known For
Poster of The Freddie Mercury Story: Who Wants to Live Forever?
Poster of Lilting
Poster of The Muse
Movie No Time to Die Q 2020-11-11
Movie The Personal History of David Copperfield Uriah Heep 2019-11-07
Movie Mary Poppins Returns Michael Banks 2018-12-13
Movie Palo Santo Palo Santo Hologram 2018-07-06
Movie National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar 2018-03-22
Movie Paddington 2 Paddington Brown (voice) 2017-11-09
Movie The Freddie Mercury Story: Who Wants to Live Forever? Freddie Mercury 2016-11-26
Movie A Hologram for the King Dave 2016-04-22
Movie The Lobster John 2015-07-10
Movie The Danish Girl Henrik Sandahl 2015-01-01
Movie Spectre Q 2015-10-26
Movie Unity Himself - Narrator (voice) 2015-08-12
Movie Suffragette Sonny Watts 2015-10-16
Movie In the Heart of the Sea Herman Melville 2015-11-20
Movie Paddington Paddington (voice) 2014-11-24
Movie Days and Nights Eric 2014-09-26
Movie Lilting Richard 2014-08-07
Movie The Muse Edward 2014-06-01
Movie Teenage British Boy (voice) 2013-04-20
Movie The Zero Theorem Doctor 3 2013-09-20
Movie Beat Man 2013-10-16
Movie Cloud Atlas Cabin Boy / Robert Frobisher / Store Clerk / Georgette / Tribesman 2012-10-26
Movie Skyfall Q 2012-10-25
Movie The Tempest Ariel 2010-12-10
Movie All Signs of Death Web 2010-04-16
Movie Bright Star John Keats 2009-11-05
Movie Love Hate Tom 2009-06-26
Movie Brideshead Revisited Sebastian Flyte 2008-07-25
Movie Criminal Justice 2008-06-23
Movie I'm Not There Arthur 2007-10-01
Movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer Jean-Baptiste Grenouille 2006-09-13
Movie Stoned Keith Richards 2005-11-18
Movie Enduring Love Spud 2004-11-26
Movie Layer Cake Sidney 2004-09-30
Movie The Booze Cruise Daniel 2003-09-07
Movie Spiritual Rampage 2003-01-31
Movie Ready When You Are, Mr McGill 2003-01-01
Movie My Brother Tom Tom 2001-11-16
Movie Baby Little Joe 2000-07-05
Movie The Escort Jay 1999-11-17
Movie The Trench Pte. James Deamis 1999-09-17