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Ben Whishaw
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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.

Ben attended Samuel Whitbread Community College where his interest in theatre grew and he became a member of the Bancroft Players Youth Theatre at Hitchin's Queen Mother Theatre. During his time there he rose to prominence in many productions, most notably If This Is a Man, based on the book of the same name by Primo Levi, a survivor of Nazi World War II prisoner of war camp. The play was taken to the Edinburgh Festival in 1995 where it garnered five-star reviews and great critical acclaim with Ben Whishaw getting rave reviews for his portrayal of Levi.

Ben then enrolled in, RADA from where he graduated in 2004 and soon landed the role of Hamlet in Trevor Nunn's 2004 production making him one of the youngest actors to portray Hamlet on-stage. Hamlet opened to rave reviews with many critics hailing Ben as the next Laurence Olivier and applauding his portrayal of Hamlet with leading critics haling the birth of a star.

Ben Whishaw stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Scene On Rating
Layer Cake 2004 Suzy 2024-02-03 ***
The International 2009 2016-03-07 **
The Tempest 2010 Hanna 2017-09-09 ***
Skyfall 2012 Suzy at Middletown 2012-11-16 *** 1/2
Paddington 2014 Suzy and Hanna 2015-01-30 ** 1/2
Spectre 2015 2015-12-27 * 1/2
Paddington 2 2017 Suzy and Hanna 2018-03-13 *** 1/2
Mary Poppins Returns 2018 Suzy and Hanna at Middletown 2019-01-26 ** 1/2
The Personal History of David Copperfield 2019 Suzy 2020-06-22 ***
No Time To Die 2021 Suzy 2021-11-10 * 1/2
Women Talking 2022 Suzy 2023-03-09 ***