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Ben Whishaw

 
Bio:
Ben Whishaw was last seen on Broadway in The Crucible at the Walter Kerr Theatre. His other theatre credits include Bakkhai for the Almeida Theatre, Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Peter and Alice at the No√ɬęl Coward, The Pride at the Lucille Lortel Theatre off Broadway, Leaves of Glass at the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ben Whishaw was last seen on Broadway in The Crucible at the Walter Kerr Theatre. His other theatre credits include Bakkhai for the Almeida Theatre, Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Peter and Alice at the No√ɬęl Coward, The Pride at the Lucille Lortel Theatre off Broadway, Leaves of Glass at the ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production at The Shed, 2020
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival at Bridge Theatre, 2018
Brutus
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
John Proctor
  [West End]
Michael Grandage Company Production, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
MCC Theater Production, 2010
Oliver

Ben Whishaw Biography

Ben Whishaw was last seen on Broadway in The Crucible at the Walter Kerr Theatre. His other theatre credits include Bakkhai for the Almeida Theatre, Mojo at the Harold Pinter Theatre, Peter and Alice at the No√ɬęl Coward, The Pride at the Lucille Lortel Theatre off Broadway, Leaves of Glass at the Soho Theatre, Mercury Fur for Paines Plough and Hamlet at the Old Vic, as well as The Seagull, Some Trace of Her and His Dark Materials all for the National Theatre, the latter directed by Nicholas Hytner.
In 2004, he played the title role in an Old Vic production of Hamlet, earning an Olivier Award nomination. On television, Whishaw has appeared in Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, The Hour and London Spy.
His 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), Suffragette (2015), The Danish Girl (2015), and Mary Poppins Returns (2018).He played Q in the James Bond films Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015).He voiced Paddington Bear in Paddington (2014) and Paddington 2 (2017).
In 2018, Whishaw portrayed Norman Scott in the BBC One miniseries A Very English Scandal, opposite Hugh Grant as disgraced parliamentarian Jeremy Thorpe.

Ben Whishaw Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award
Ben Whishaw, The Crucible
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Ben Whishaw, The Crucible

Ben Whishaw News

PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre Photo PRIMA FACIE, Starring Jodie Comer, Will Open at the Golden Theatre
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 15, 2022

Jodie Comer will make her highly anticipated Broadway debut in the US premiere of Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller. Prima Facie opens on Sunday, April 23, 2023 at the Golden Theatre. Previews begin on Tuesday, April 11, 2023.

Ra√ļl Castillo, Jessie Buckley & More Nominated For Gotham Awards - Full List on Nomi Photo Ra√ļl Castillo, Jessie Buckley & More Nominated For Gotham Awards - Full List on Nominations
by Michael Major - Oct 25, 2022

The nominations were announced live from Cipriani Wall Street by Emmy-nominated star of Pose and American Horror Story on FX, and now as Roxie Hart in Chicago on Broadway, Angelica Ross. Ross was joined by Jeffrey Sharp, award-winning film producer and the Executive Director of The Gotham.

Award-Winning, Bestselling Author Adam Kay Joins Post-Show Q&A For THE DOCTOR Photo Award-Winning, Bestselling Author Adam Kay Joins Post-Show Q&A For THE DOCTOR
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2022

Adam Kay, the multi award-winning writer of the bestselling book This is Going to Hurt, which was recently adapted for the BBC starring Ben Whishaw, will be part of a post-show Q&A, following a performance of the critically acclaimed play, The Doctor.

VIDEO: Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley & More Star in WOMEN TALKING Trailer Photo VIDEO: Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley & More Star in WOMEN TALKING Trailer
by Michael Major - Oct 10, 2022

In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling their reality with their faith. Based on the novel by Miriam Toews. The cast of the new film includes Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, with Ben Whishaw and Frances McDormand. Watch videos of the trailer and a featurette now!

Full Cast Announced For ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre Photo Full Cast Announced For ORLANDO at the Garrick Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022

The full company has been announced for Orlando ‚Äď joining Emma Corrin, in the title role, are Deborah Findlay (Mrs Grimsditch), Jessica Alade (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Debra Baker (Virginia, Favilla, The Captain), Akuc Bol (Virginia, Euphrosyne, Prue), Lucy Briers (Virginia, Queen Elizabeth, Officer), Richard Cant (Virginia, Harriet, Kitty), Melissa Lowe (Virginia, Drunken Tory), Jodie McNee (Virginia, Marmaduke), Oliver Wickham (Virginia, Clorinda), and Millicent Wong (Virginia, Sasha, Nell).

Dates and Venue Announced for ORLANDO Starring Emma Corrin Photo Dates and Venue Announced for ORLANDO Starring Emma Corrin
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Aug 19, 2022

The Michael Grandage Company announced that their production of Orlando opens at the Garrick Theatre on 5 December 2022, with previews from 25 November, and runs until 25 February 2023. 

Michael Grandage Will Direct Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett's New Version of Virginia W Photo Michael Grandage Will Direct Emma Corrin in Neil Bartlett's New Version of Virginia Woolf's Novel ORLANDO
by Stephi Wild - Jul 29, 2022

The Michael Grandage Company has announced that Emma Corrin will return to the London stage as the title role in Orlando, from the novel by Virginia Woolf in a new version by Neil Bartlett. Michael Grandage directs, reuniting him with Corrin, following their recent collaboration on the feature film My Policeman for Amazon.

'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE Photo 'Killing Eve' Star Jodie Comer Will Make Broadway Debut in PRIMA FACIE
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 9, 2022

Killing Eve star Jodie Comer is coming to Broadway! The Emmy and BAFTA winner will make her Broadway debut in Prima Facie, a new play by Suzie Miller, directed by Justin Martin.

VIDEO: Ben Whishaw Stars in THIS IS GOING TO HURT AMC+ Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: Ben Whishaw Stars in THIS IS GOING TO HURT AMC+ Series Trailer
by Michael Major - May 19, 2022

AMC+ today released the exclusive trailer and key art for its upcoming limited series, This Is Going To Hurt, a comedy-drama starring Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal, No Time to Die, London Spy) based on Adam Kay’s award-winning international bestselling memoir of the same name.

AMC+ Original Series THIS IS GOING TO HURT Premiere Starring Ben Wishaw Photo AMC+ Original Series THIS IS GOING TO HURT Premiere Starring Ben Wishaw
by Michael Major - Apr 27, 2022

AMC+ today released first-look photos of its upcoming limited series, This Is Going To Hurt, a comedy-drama starring Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal, No Time to Die, London Spy) based on Adam Kay’s award-winning international memoir of the same name. The series was created, written and executive produced by Kay.

Ben Whishaw Videos

VIDEO: Meet Safin, Rami Malek's Villain From NO TIME TO DIE Videoplay
VIDEO: Meet Safin, Rami Malek's Villain From NO TIME TO DIE

by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2020

Is the mysterious Safin (Rami Malek) 007’s most terrifying adversary yet?

VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Upcoming Bond Film NO TIME TO DIE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch An All New Trailer For Upcoming Bond Film NO TIME TO DIE

by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2020

The second trailer has been released for the upcoming Bond film, No Time to Die!

VIDEO: Daniel Craig is James Bond in the Trailer for NO TIME TO DIE Videoplay
VIDEO: Daniel Craig is James Bond in the Trailer for NO TIME TO DIE

by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2019

In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

VIDEO: Daniel Craig Reveals NO TIME TO DIE Will Be His Final Bond Film Videoplay
VIDEO: Daniel Craig Reveals NO TIME TO DIE Will Be His Final Bond Film

by Stage Tube - Nov 23, 2019

Daniel Craig appeared on last night's episode of The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, where he revealed that No Time To Die will be his last James Bond film.

Release Date and Title Announced for New JAMES BOND Film Videoplay
Release Date and Title Announced for New JAMES BOND Film

by Kaitlin Milligan - Aug 20, 2019

James Bond Producers, Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli today released the official title of the 25th James Bond adventure, No Time To Die. The film, from Albert R. Broccoli's EON Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM), and Universal Pictures International is directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation, True Detective) and stars Daniel Craig, who returns for his fifth film as Ian Fleming's James Bond 007. Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade (Spectre, Skyfall), Cary Joji Fukunaga, Scott Z. Burns (Contagion, The Bourne Ultimatum) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Killing Eve, Fleabag) No Time To Die is currently in production. The film will be released globally from April 3, 2020 in the U.K. through Universal Pictures International and in the U.S on April 8, from MGM via their United Artists Releasing banner.

Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Playing Jack, Working with Rob Marshall in MARY POPPI Videoplay
Video: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Playing Jack, Working with Rob Marshall in MARY POPPINS RETURNS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 6, 2019

Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' the irresistible, timeless sequel based upon the Mary Poppins Stories by PL Travers, has had audiences dancing in their seats and critics singing its praises, earning Academy Award¬ģ nominations for best original song, best original score, best costume design and best production design. Directed by Academy Award winner Rob Marshall, who helmed screen adaptations of 'Chicago,' 'Nine' and 'Into the Woods,' and starring Emily Blunt, Golden Globe¬ģ-nominated for her role as practically-perfect nanny Mary Poppins, and award-winning composer, lyricist and performer Lin-Manuel Miranda as charming lamplighter Jack, the fantastical film arrives into homes instantly on Digital 4K Ultra HD/HD and Movies Anywhere March 12 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD March 19 ¬†- with a sing-along version and never-before-seen bonus features.

VIDEO: Marc Shaiman Performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETUR Videoplay
VIDEO: Marc Shaiman Performs 'The Place Where Lost Things Go' From MARY POPPINS RETURNS

by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2018

Marc Shaiman, composer and co-lyricist of Mary Poppins Returns, recently performed a song from the film titled 'The Place Where Lost Things Go,' at an event hosted by Sirius XM.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' from MARY POPPINS RETU Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' from MARY POPPINS RETURNS

by Stage Tube - Dec 26, 2018

Disney has released a featurette which goes behind-the-scenes on the biggest song-and-dance number, 'Trip a Little Light Fantastic' from Disney's 'Mary Poppins Returns,' nominated for 4 Golden Globe¬ģ Awards including Best Picture, 9 Critics' Choice Awards and AFI's Top 10 Films of 2018.¬†

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs MY SHOT on THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW Videoplay
VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Performs MY SHOT on THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW

by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2018

Graham Norton is joined by the cast of Mary Poppins Returns, Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw and Emily Mortimer on the newest episode of 'The Graham Norton Show.' 

BWW TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt & More at MARY POPPINS RETURNS European Premi Videoplay
BWW TV: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Emily Blunt & More at MARY POPPINS RETURNS European Premiere

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2018

Ahead of Mary Poppins Returns coming out in UK cinema's on December 21st reporter Jamie Body attended the European premiere at the Royal Albert Hall to chat to some of the cast and creatives behind the sequel to one of Disney's most popular films. 


Ben Whishaw Frequently Asked Questions

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

How many West End shows has Ben Whishaw been in?
Ben Whishaw has appeared on London's West End in 2 shows.

What was Ben Whishaw's first West End show?
Ben Whishaw's first West End show was Peter and Alice which opened in 2013

What awards has Ben Whishaw been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Crucible and Outstanding Actor in a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Crucible .