Ben Chaplin

Ben Chaplin

English actor
Date of Birth: 31.07.1970
Country: Great Britain

Content:
  1. Biography of Ben Chaplin
  2. Early Life and Education
  3. Career

Biography of Ben Chaplin

Ben Chaplin, an English actor, is known for his roles in films such as "Dorian Gray" (2009), "Me and My Dinosaur" (2007), "The New World" (2005), "The Seekers" (2002), "The Thin Red Line" (1998), and others. He was born on July 31, 1970, in London, England.

Ben Chaplin

Early Life and Education

Ben Chaplin, whose real name is Benedict John Greenwood, was born in London to Cynthia, a drama teacher, and Peter, an engineer. The surname Chaplin, which replaced the "ordinary" Greenwood, is not a pseudonym; it is Cynthia's maiden name. Benedict Greenwood grew up in Windsor, Berkshire, and attended the Princess Margaret Royal Free School before studying at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Ben Chaplin

Career

Ben Chaplin gained recognition after his role as Matthew Malone in the sitcom "Game On" (1995-1998). Prior to that, he had appeared in several other TV series, such as "Soldier Soldier," "Catastrophe," "The Borrowers," and "The Return of the Borrowers," as well as films like "The Remains of the Day" (1993) in the role of Charlie. However, these roles were either small or not widely known, and they did not bring personal fame to Chaplin.

Ben Chaplin

After leaving "Game On," Ben played leading roles in the film "Truth About Cats & Dogs" (1996), the cult war drama "The Thin Red Line," "Murder by Numbers" (2002), "The Seekers" (2002), and "Birthday Girl" (2001). In addition to film and television, Chaplin has also participated in theatrical productions, including Neil LaBute's play "This Is How It Goes," as well as "The Glass Menagerie," for which he received an Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor, and "The Retreat from Moscow," which earned him a Tony nomination for Best Actor.

Recently, Chaplin signed a contract with "Independent Models" in London, and in 2010, a new film titled "London Boulevard" will be released, featuring him. Among his other well-known films are "Being Julia" (2004, as the Duke of Buckingham), "Chromophobia" (2005), "The New World" (2005), "Two Weeks" (2006), "Me and My Dinosaur" (2007, as Lewis Mowbray), "Me and Orson Welles" (2008), and "Dorian Gray" (2009, as Basil Hallward).

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