Ben Chaplin

Birth Place: London, ENGLAND

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Ben Chaplin is a British actor who has made a name for himself on both stage and screen. Born in 1969 in London, Chaplin began his acting career in the early 1990s, quickly gaining recognition for his talent and versatility.
Chaplin's early stage work included performances in productions of plays such as "The Glass Menagerie" and "The Fastest Clock in the Universe." He also appeared in several television shows, including "The Bill" and "Game On."
In 1997, Chaplin made his Broadway debut in the play "The Retreat from Moscow," for which he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor. He played the role of Jamie, a man struggling with the breakdown of his marriage. The play was a critical success and Chaplin's performance was widely praised.
Chaplin continued to work in both film and television throughout the 2000s, appearing in movies such as "The Thin Red Line" and "The New World," as well as television shows like "The Lost Room" and "Mad Dogs."
In 2014, Chaplin returned to the stage in a production of "The Glass Menagerie" at the Duke of York's Theatre in London. He played the role of Tom, the play's narrator and protagonist. The production was well-received and Chaplin's performance was praised for its emotional depth and intensity.
More recently, Chaplin has appeared in several television shows, including "Apple Tree Yard" and "The Children Act." He also starred in the 2018 film "Snowden," directed by Oliver Stone.


Original Broadway Production, 2003

Ben Chaplin Movies

[1993]The Remains of the Day Charlie, Head Footman

[1995]Feast of July Con Wainwright

[1996]The Truth About Cats & Dogs Brian

[1997]Washington Square Morris Townsend

[1998]The Thin Red Line Pvt. Bell

[2000]Lost Souls Peter Kelson

[2001]Birthday Girl John

[2002]Murder by Numbers Sam Kennedy

[2002]The Touch Eric

[2004]Stage Beauty George Villiers II - Duke of Buckingham

[2005]Chromophobia Trent

[2005]The New World Robinson

[2006]Two Weeks Keith Bergman

[2007]The Water Horse Lewis Mowbray

[2008]Me and Orson Welles George Coulouris

[2009]Dorian Gray Bil Hallward

[2010]Ways to Live Forever Daniel MacQueen

[2010]London Boulevard Billy Norton

[2011]Twixt Poe

[2014]War Book Gary

[2015]Cinderella Ella's Father

[2015]Little Boy Ben Eagle

[2016]The Legend of Tarzan Captain Moulle

[2016]Snowden Robert Tibbo

[2017]The Children Act Kevin Henry

[2017]National Theatre Live: Consent Edward

[2019]Roads Paul

[2021]The Dig Stuart Piggott

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Elizabeth Marvel & David Arquette Join MRS. DAVIS Peacock Series

Peacock previously confirmed that Betty Gilpin (GLOW, The Hunt) will star in the leading role of the series, and Jake McDorman (Dopesick) would star alongside Gilpin. Gilpin will play a nun who goes to battle against an all-powerful Artificial Intelligence, and McDorman will play Gilpin's ex, who also has a vendetta against the Algorithm. 

Peacock Adds Andy McQueen, Ben Chaplin and Margo Martindale to Cast of New Drama Series MRS. DAVIS

Peacock announced today that Andy McQueen (Station Eleven, Fahrenheit 451), Ben Chaplin (The Nevers, Snowden) and Margo Martindale (American Crime Story: Impeachment and Mrs. America) have joined the cast of the highly anticipated drama series MRS. DAVIS, from Tara Hernandez and Damon Lindelof.  

HBO Drama Series THE NEVERS Debuts This April

HBO’s new drama series THE NEVERS will debut this April with six-episodes on HBO and will be available to stream on HBO Max.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE DIG Starring Carey Mulligan and Ralph Fiennes

As WWII looms, a wealthy widow (Carey Mulligan) hires an amateur archaeologist (Ralph Fiennes) to excavate the burial mounds on her estate. When they make a historic discovery, the echoes of Britain's past resonate in the face of its uncertain future‎.

BWW Review: MOOD MUSIC, Old Vic Online

Songwriter Cat has a commercial hit record under her belt and should be on top of the world. Instead, she's embroiled in a heated conflict with her music producer Bernard over who should have the songwriting credit.

Main Cast for HBO's THE NEVERS Announced

In April, it was announced Laura Donnelly will lead the HBO sci-fi series “The Nevers.” The twelve other cast members include Olivia Williams, James Norton, Tom Riley, Ann Skelly, Ben Chaplin, Pip Torrens, Zackary Momoh, Amy Manson, Nick Frost, Rochelle Neil, Eleanor Tomlinson and Denis O'Hare, according to Deadline on July 30.

Review: MOOD MUSIC, Old Vic

Gendered power dynamics, the commodification of art, and abuse in the creative industries: Joe Penhall's new play certainly feels of the moment, and there's a particular frisson in seeing such subject matter explored at the Old Vic, which is dealing with the legacy of Kevin Spacey. Yet a potent topic remains stubbornly discursive in this rather circular piece.

RED Leads May's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From meaty revivals to the open-air theatres opening their doors, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld reviews, interviews and features!

Photo Flash: First Look at MOOD MUSIC at the Old Vic

Music is medication. Behind its seductive and glamourous veneer, the music industry has a dark side. Whether it's bitter legal battles fought by the likes of George Michael, Kesha and Tulisa, or the lost lives of Amy Winehouse and Chris Cornell, the price of fame and success can be brutal.

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For MOOD MUSIC at the Old Vic

Mood Music previews at The Old Vic from 21 April 2018, with a press night on 2 May 2018.

An Epic Returns: Meet the Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA- Now in Previews!

The epic story returns. Tony Kushner's two-part play, ANGELS IN AMERICA makes its way back to Broadway tonight! A cast led by Tony nominee Andrew Garfield and two-time Tony winner Nathan Lane will begin previews tonight at the Neil Simon Theatre with Part 1: Millennium Approaches. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!

OSLO, JANE EYRE, and More Part of National Theatre's Newest Season

National Theatre has just announced its newest season line-up. Check out what's coming below!

BWW Review: CONSENT, National Theatre

Amidst the middle-class small talk between two couples, one reeling from the arrival of a new baby, comes a shocking confession: 'I've been raping pensioners.' What kind of monsters are we dealing with here? Well, legal ones - it's barrister speak. Having tackled the NHS in Tiger Country, Nina Raine now has the judicial system in her sights: its eccentricities, seeming unfairness, and the effect it has on those caught in its truth-bending web.

ANGELS IN AMERICA Leads April's Top 10 New London Shows

London is never short of theatre temptations, whether splashy West End shows, epic dramas or bold fringe offerings. From a mammoth Tony Kushner revival to an unusual Romeo and Juliet and tap-happy musicals, here are some of this month's most eye-catching openings. Don't forget to check back for BroadwayWorld's reviews…

National Theatre Announces World Premieres, New Writers and Adaptations for 2017

World premieres, new writers and ground-breaking adaptations have been announced for 2017 at the National Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look - Joseph Fiennes Stars as Michael Jackson in New Comedy URBAN MYTHS

Sky Arts has debuted the first trailer for URBAN MYTHS, an upcoming comedy starring Joseph Fiennes as late singer Michael Jackson. Urban Myths is set to debut Jan. 19 on Sky Arts.

Amazon Original Series MAD DOGS Debuts Exclusively for Prime Members Today

Amazon today announced its brand-new original dramatic series, Mad Dogs, a co-production with Sony Pictures Television, is scheduled to premiere today, January 22 on Prime Video in the US, UK, Germany and Austria.

BWW Review: Disney's CINDERELLA DVD is Gorgeous but Troubling Film and Informative, Entertaining Features

When Disney's new live-action CINDERELLA came out in March, the reviews were reserved, but positive. Most critics praised the style, performances, and design of the film, while admitting that it did little to add to the tale's long history on screen. While not every retelling needs to be a reinvention, there were aspects of the film that I felt might have actually set Cinderella back a bit, however, the Bonus DVD extra are incredibly fun and informative.

Sutton Foster to Guest Star on Amazon Dark Comedy MAD DOGS

Broadway vet Sutton Foster will appear in a guest starring role on Amazon's upcoming dark comedy series MAD DOGS.

Scoop: DATES on THE CW - Thursday, July 16, 2015

Get all the scoop on DATES, airing on THE CW on Thursday, July 16, 2015!


Ben Chaplin has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Ben Chaplin has not appeared in the West End.

Ben Chaplin has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career. He received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for his role in "The Retreat from Moscow." Additionally, he was nominated for Best Supporting Performance at the Olivier Awards for his work in "The Glass Menagerie." These nominations highlight Chaplin's talent and recognition within the theater community.

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