Ben Whishaw



Place of birth:

Clifton, Bedfordshire, England, UK:


Benjamin John "Ben" Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Whishaw is best known for his breakthrough role as Hamlet, his roles in the television series Nathan Barley, Criminal Justice, The Hour and London Spy; and 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) and Suffragette (2015). He has also played the role of Q in the James Bond films starting with Skyfall (2012), and was the voice of Paddington Bear in the 2014 film, Paddington.

Film Credits

Bond 25 (2020)
as Q
Little Joe (2019)
as Chris
The Personal History of David Copperfield (2019)
as Uriah Heep
Mary Poppins Returns (2018)
as Michael Banks
Palo Santo (2018)
as Palo Santo Hologram
National Theatre Live: Julius Caesar (2018)
Paddington 2 (2017)
as Paddington Brown (voice)
Family Happiness (2017)
His Picture In Little (2017)
A Hologram for the King (2016)
as Dave
The Danish Girl (2015)
as Henrik Sandahl
In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
as Herman Melville
Spectre (2015)
as Q
Suffragette (2015)
as Sonny Watts
Unity (2015)
as Himself - Narrator (voice)
The Lobster (2015)
as John
Paddington (2014)
as Paddington (voice)
Days and Nights (2014)
as Eric
Lilting (2014)
as Richard
The Muse (2014)
as Edward
Beat (2013)
as Man
The Zero Theorem (2013)
as Doctor 3
Teenage (2013)
as British Boy (voice)
Cloud Atlas (2012)
as Cabin Boy / Robert Frobisher / Store Clerk / Georgette / Tribesman
Skyfall (2012)
as Q
The Tempest (2010)
as Ariel
All Signs of Death (2010)
as Web
Bright Star (2009)
as John Keats
Love Hate (2009)
as Tom
Brideshead Revisited (2008)
as Sebastian Flyte
Criminal Justice (2008)
I'm Not There. (2007)
as Arthur
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006)
as Jean-Baptiste Grenouille
Stoned (2005)
as Keith Richards
Enduring Love (2004)
as Spud
Layer Cake (2004)
as Sidney
The Booze Cruise (2003)
as Daniel
Spiritual Rampage (2003)
Ready When You Are, Mr McGill (2003)
My Brother Tom (2001)
as Tom
Baby (2000)
as Little Joe
Mauvaise passe (1999)
as Jay
The Trench (1999)
as Pte. James Deamis