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Ben Daniels

 
Bio:
Roundabout: Don't Dress for Dinner, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony nomination, Drama League nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Theatre World Award winner). Theatre includes, at the Royal National Theatre: Thérèse Raquin, Iphigenia at Aulis, Three Sisters, All My Sons (Olivier Award, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Roundabout: Don't Dress for Dinner, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony nomination, Drama League nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Theatre World Award winner). Theatre includes, at the Royal National Theatre: Thérèse Raquin, Iphigenia at Aulis, Three Sisters, All My Sons (Olivier Award, ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Pontius Pilate
  [West End]
Royal Court Theatre Production, 2011
Douglas
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Le Vicomte de Valmont

 

Stage

Performances
  [Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Pontius Pilate

  [West End]
Royal Court Theatre Production, 2011
Douglas

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2008
Le Vicomte de Valmont

Ben Daniels Biography

Roundabout: Don't Dress for Dinner, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Tony nomination, Drama League nomination, Outer Critics Circle nomination, Theatre World Award winner). Theatre includes, at the Royal National Theatre: Thérèse Raquin, Iphigenia at Aulis, Three Sisters, All My Sons (Olivier Award, WhatsonStage Award). For the Donmar Warehouse: Luise Miller, The Wild Duck, The God of Hell, Tales From Hollywood. For the Royal Court: Haunted Child Other credits include As You Like It (Lyric, TMA nomination), Martin Yesterday (Royal Exchange, MEN nomination), Naked (Almeida/Playhouse), 900 Oneonta (Old Vic/Ambassadors, Evening Standard Award nomination), Waiting for Godot (Lyric Hammersmith), Cracks (King’s Head), Entertaining Mr. Sloane (Greenwich), Never the Sinner (the Playhouse, Olivier nomination), The Tutor (Old Vic). Film includes Jack the Giant Killer, Luna, Doom, Fogbound, Married/Unmarried, Fanny and Elvis, Madeline, I Want You, Beautiful Thing, Passion in the Desert. Television includes "Law and Order UK", "Merlin", "Women in Love," "The Lehman Brothers," “The Passion,” “Lark Rise to Candleford,” “Who Killed Mrs. De Ropp,” “The State Within,” “Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen,” “MI-5,” “Miss Marple,” “Conspiracy,” “Brittanic,” “Real Men,” “Ian Fleming: Bondmaker,” “Cutting It,” “Aristocrats,” “Truth or Dare,” “Inspector Alleyn Mysteries,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “The Lost Language of Cranes,” “Silent Witness.” Ben trained at LAMDA.

Ben Daniels Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Ben Daniels , Les Liaisons Dangereuses
 
Theatre World Awards - 2008 - Performance Gold Star
Ben Daniels, Les Liaisons Dangereuses
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Ben Daniels, Les Liaisons Dangereuses
 
Olivier Awards - 2001 - Best Supporting Actor Gold Star
Ben Daniels, All My Sons
 
Olivier Awards - 1991 - Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Ben DanielsNever The Sinner

Ben Daniels News

Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners! Photo Olivier Awards 2022 - Full List of Winners!
by Team BWW - Apr 10, 2022

British theatre's biggest night is here at last. The Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard take place tonight, 10 April, at the Royal Albert Hall. The ceremony will be hosted by Jason Manford and broadcast via official media partners ITV and Magic Radio. We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE.

CABARET, SPRING AWAKENING, and More Take Home Critics Circle Awards; Full List! Photo CABARET, SPRING AWAKENING, and More Take Home Critics Circle Awards; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 4, 2022

Yesterday, the 31st annual Critics Circle Theatre Awards were given. Among the top winners was Cabaret, which took home three top honors at this year's ceremony.

CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards; View All the Nominees Here Photo CABARET Leads in Nominations for the 2022 Olivier Awards; View All the Nominees Here
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Nominations have been announced for the Olivier Awards 2022 with Mastercard, British theatre’s most prestigious honours, which take place on Sunday 10 April at the Royal Albert Hall. View the full list.

Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards Photo Hosts, Presenters & Performances Announced for 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 15, 2022

WhatsOnStage today announced that Jodie Prenger and Tom Read Wilson will host the 22nd Annual WhatsOnStage Awards. They are joined by presenters Chris Bush, Graziano Di Prima, Omari Douglas, James Graham, David Harewood, Frances Mayli McCann, Stephanie McKeon, Drew McOnie, Daniel Monks, Tracy Ann Oberman, Johannes Radebe, and more.

Apple Announces FOUNDATION Season Two Cast Additions Photo Apple Announces FOUNDATION Season Two Cast Additions
by Michael Major - Feb 1, 2022

Based on Isaac Asimov’s stories, and featuring an international cast led by Harris and Pace, alongside rising stars Lou Llobell and Leah Harvey, the monumental adaptation of “Foundation” chronicles the stories of four crucial individuals transcending space and time as they overcome deadly crises. The cast also includes Laura Born and Terrance Mann.

BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART, National Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE NORMAL HEART, National Theatre
by Jonathan Marshall - Oct 1, 2021

A fire is ignited as the ensemble gather silently in an act of remembrance. It then ascends high above the Olivier stage, where it continues to burn for the duration of the play. It conjures a feeling of warmth, comfort, and community, echoed by the in-the-round configuration of the extensive auditorium that somehow soon feels intimate.

Photos: First Look at the National Theatre's THE NORMAL HEART Photo Photos: First Look at the National Theatre's THE NORMAL HEART
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021

A new virus is infecting gay men across New York City.  As the rising death toll is ignored by government and the medical establishment, fear and confusion turns to rage and division.  Using this anger, writer and activist Ned Weeks sets out to unite the community in their fight for recognition and right to survive. 

BWW Interview: Dino Fetscher Talks THE NORMAL HEART at the National Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Dino Fetscher Talks THE NORMAL HEART at the National Theatre
by Shane Morgan - Sep 20, 2021

Writer and activist Susan Sontag once famously referred to Larry Kramer as 'one of America's most valuable troublemakers.' His play The Normal Heart is now being revived at the National Theatre.

National Theatre Will Resume Full Capacity Performances From 26 July Photo National Theatre Will Resume Full Capacity Performances From 26 July
by Stephi Wild - Jul 19, 2021

Extra tickets go on sale to the public from Monday 19 July. Tickets for The Normal Heart, East is East, Manor and Hex on sale to the public from Friday 30 July. Learn more about all of the upcoming productions here!

The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Togethe Photo The National Theatre Announces New Programming and Launches 'National Theatre Together' Campaign
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2021

The National Theatre has today announced its programming until the start of next year with productions on all three South Bank stages as well as three major UK tours, two productions on Broadway, a return to cinemas, and a new feature film to be broadcast on television this autumn. In the week the theatre reopened for audiences again, six new productions were announced, and five productions halted by the pandemic were confirmed to return to the South Bank.  

Ben Daniels Videos

Broadway Rewind: Watch Full Scenes from LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES with Laura Linney! VideoBroadway Rewind: Watch Full Scenes from LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES with Laura Linney!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 8, 2020

Today we rewind to 2008 for the two-month Broadway run of Les Liaisons Dangereuses, starring Laura Linney, Ben Daniels, Kristine Nielsen, Mamie Gummer and Benjamin Walker. Adapted from the 1782 novel of the same title by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, the play focuses on the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, rivals who use sex as a weapon of humiliation and degradation, all the while enjoying their cruel games. Their targets are the virtuous (and married) Madame de Tourvel and Cécile de Volanges, a young girl who has fallen in love with her music tutor, the Chevalier Danceny. In order to gain their trust, Merteuil and Valmont pretend to help the secret lovers so they can use them later in their own treacherous schemes.

VIDEO: Get An Inside Look At Season Three of THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Get An Inside Look At Season Three of THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Nov 12, 2019

Olivia Colman (Queen Elizabeth II), Helena Bonham Carter (Princess Margaret), Tobias Menzies (Prince Philip), Josh O'Connor (Prince Charles), Erin Doherty (Princess Anne), Peter Morgan (Writer/Creator) and Suzanne Mackie (Executive Producer) discuss the new season of The Crown.

VIDEO: See Olivia Coleman, Helena Bonham Carter in THE CROWN Season 3 Trailer VideoVIDEO: See Olivia Coleman, Helena Bonham Carter in THE CROWN Season 3 Trailer
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019

Netlix has released the main trailer for the third season of The Crown. The third season sees a new guard sweep into Downing Street, as Queen Elizabeth (Olivia Colman) and her family struggle to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing Britain. From cold-war paranoia, through to the jet-set and the space age - the exuberance of the 1960s and the long hangover of the 1970s - Elizabeth and the Royals must adapt to a new, more liberated, but also more turbulent world.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Season 3 of THE CROWN VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer For Season 3 of THE CROWN
by Stage Tube - Oct 19, 2019

The trailer for Season 3 of The Crown has been released early by Netflix Japan!

VIDEO: See Olivia Coleman in the THE CROWN Season 3 Teaser VideoVIDEO: See Olivia Coleman in the THE CROWN Season 3 Teaser
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2019

Netflix has release The Crown Season 3 teaser trailer ahead of its broadcast debut during the 2019 Primetime Emmys on Sunday, September 22.

VIDEO: Netflix to Premiere Season Three of THE CROWN This November VideoVIDEO: Netflix to Premiere Season Three of THE CROWN This November
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2019

Netflix has announced the premiere date for season three of The Crown, which will debut on Sunday, November 17.

VIDEO: John Legend Gives the Students of Drama Club NYC a Behind the Scenes Look at J VideoVIDEO: John Legend Gives the Students of Drama Club NYC a Behind the Scenes Look at JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2018

As preparation for the upcoming broadcast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live! this weeked, John Legend and Let's Free America have teamed up with Drama Club NYC to bring its members along on a behind the scenes visit to the musical. Check out video of the visit below, featuring Legend, Drama Club NYC organizer Susan Kelechi Watson and the students of this fabulous program below!

VIDEO: Everything's Alright As Sara Bareilles Debuts Classic Song in New JESUS CHRIST VideoVIDEO: Everything's Alright As Sara Bareilles Debuts Classic Song in New JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE Promo!
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2018

Next month, NBC will present Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, starring Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony and 10-time Grammy winner John Legend as Jesus Christ, with Broadway star and acclaimed recording artist Sara Bareilles as Mary Magdalene, rock icon Alice Cooper as King Herod, and 'Hamilton' alum and 'Power' co-star Brandon Victor Dixon as Judas. Check out the latest promo for the television special below!

VIDEO: Everything's Alright! Watch Sara Bareilles & More Sing in New Promo for JESUS  VideoVIDEO: Everything's Alright! Watch Sara Bareilles & More Sing in New Promo for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by Stage Tube - Mar 13, 2018

Below, watch a just released promo featuring a sneak peek of the title song, plus Sara Bareilles singing a clip of her big number, 'I Don't Know How to Love Him.'

VIDEO: Lucy Rose Premieres ALL THAT FEAR Music Video + U.S. Tour Dates VideoVIDEO: Lucy Rose Premieres ALL THAT FEAR Music Video + U.S. Tour Dates
by Macon Prickett - Mar 1, 2018

UK artist Lucy Rose is premiering the video for her single “All That Fear” via Billboard. Lucy's highly anticipated North American begins March 6 atThe Troubadour in Los Angeles. She tours in support of her third studio albumSomething's Changing (out now on Arts & Crafts) See below for a complete list of North American dates.


Ben Daniels Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Ben Daniels been in?
Ben Daniels has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Ben Daniels been in?
Ben Daniels has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Ben Daniels's first West End show?
Ben Daniels's first West End show was Haunted Child which opened in 2011

What awards has Ben Daniels been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereuses , Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereuses , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereuses Best Supporting Actor (Olivier Awards) for All My Sons and Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Olivier Awards) for Never The Sinner .

What awards has Ben Daniels won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Les Liaisons Dangereusesand Best Supporting Actor (Olivier Awards) for All My Sons.