Ben Hardy



Place of birth:

Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK:


Ben Jones (born 2 January 1991), known professionally as Ben Hardy, is an English actor from Bournemouth, England. He grew up in Sherborne and attended The Gryphon School. Hardy starred in The Judas Kiss (1998) play, written by David Hare, in 2012 and played the character Arthur Wellesley, a member of the hotel staff. The play was held in Hampstead Theatre on the September 6, 2012. On April 19, 2013 it was announced that Hardy would play Peter Beale in EastEnders, taking over from Thomas Law who played the character from 2006 until 2010. He made his first appearance as Peter on 7 June 2013. Hardy left the show in 2015. Hardy portrayed Archangel in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), his first film role. He also portrayed Queen drummer Roger Taylor in the biographical drama Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).

Film Credits

6 Underground (2019)
Bohemian Rhapsody: Recreating Live Aid (2019)
as Roger Taylor
Rami Malek: Becoming Freddie (2019)
as Roger Taylor/Himself
Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)
as Roger Taylor
Mary Shelley (2018)
as Dr. John Polidori
Only the Brave (2017)
as Wade Parker
X-Men: Apocalypse Unearthed (2016)
as Himself
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
as Warren Worthington III / Angel