Name: Ben Whishaw
Birthname: Benjamin Whishaw
From: Clifton, Bedfordshire
DOB: 14 October 1980
Height: 5′ 9″
- Graduated from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA
- Enjoys music, dance, visual arts and traveling.
- Took in a couple of stray cats living in his neighborhood.
- Favorite actor is James Stewart.
- Lives in London.
- Has a twin brother, James.
- Good friends with his Brideshead Revisited (2008) co-star Matthew Goode.
- Father is a computer engineer and mother is a sales person.
- Enjoys reading, painting and gardening in his spare time.
Awards & Nominations
- Ian Charleson Award Third Prize 2005.
- Nominated Best Actor, Laurence Olivier Awards 2005.
- Nominated Breakthrough Artist, South Bank Awards, 2005.
- Nominated Outstanding Newcomer, Evening Standard Awards, 2005.
- Nominated Best Actor, What’s On Stage Theatregoers Choice Awards 2005