Ben Daniels



Place of birth:

Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, UK:


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Ben Daniels (born 10 June 1964) is a British actor. A graduate of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA), he has taken on roles in numerous productions. On television he has appeared in, among other shows, The Lost Language of Cranes (1991), Conspiracy (2001), Cutting It (2002–2005), Ian Fleming: Bondmaker (2005), The Virgin Queen (2005) and The State Within (2006). On the silver screen, Daniels has appeared mostly in supporting roles, including parts in The Bridge (1992), Beautiful Thing (1996), I Want You (1998), Madeline (1998) and Doom (2005). An exception was the 1997 independent film Passion in the Desert, based on a short story by novelist Honoré de Balzac. Daniels has had most success with theatre work. He was nominated for Best Actor at the Evening Standard Awards for 900 Oneonta (1994), for Best Actor in the M.E.N. Theatre Awards for Martin Yesterday (1998), and for Best Supporting Actor in the 15th Laurence Olivier Awards for Never the Sinner (1991). He eventually won the latter award at the 25th Laurence Olivier Awards (2001), as well as the Best Supporting Actor award at the 2001 Theatregoers' Choice Theatre Awards, for his performance in the Arthur Miller play All My Sons. Other theatre credits include Tales From Hollywood (2001), Three Sisters (2003), Iphigenia at Aulis (2004), The God of Hell (2005), The Wild Duck (2005–2006) and Thérèse Raquin (2006). In 2008 Daniels made his Broadway début with American actress Laura Linney in a revival of Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons), for which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play. Description above from the Wikipedia article Ben Daniels, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

Captive State (2019)
as Daniel
Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert (2018)
as Pontius Pilate
The Exception (2017)
as Col Sigurd von Ilsemann
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
as General Merrick
Lunacy: The Making of Luna (2015)
Luna (2014)
as Grant
Locke (2014)
as Gareth (voice)
The Wipers Times (2013)
as Lieutenant Colonel Howfield
Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)
as Fumm
The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (2009)
as John Thain
Who Killed Mrs De Ropp? (2007)
as Saki
Doom (2005)
as Goat
Ian Fleming: Bondmaker (2005)
as Ian Fleming
Real Men (2003)
as DI Matthew Fenton
Conspiracy (2001)
Married/Unmarried (2001)
as Danny
Britannic (2000)
as Townsend
Fanny & Elvis (1999)
as Andrew
Madeline (1998)
as Leopold the Tutor
I Want You (1998)
as Bob
Passion in the Desert (1997)
as Augustin Robert
David (1997)
as Jonatan
Beautiful Thing (1996)
as Tony
The Lost Language of Cranes (1992)
as Robin Bradley
Wish You Were Here (1987)
as Maisie Mathews

TV Series Credits

The Crown (2016)
as Antony Armstrong-Jones
The Exorcist (2016)
as Father Marcus Brennan
Flesh and Bone (2015)
as Paul
Jamaica Inn (2014)
as Francis Davey
House of Cards (2013)
as Adam Galloway
Women in Love (2011)
as Will Brangwen
The Last Days of Lehman Brothers (2009)
Moving On (2009)
as John Murphy
Law & Order: UK (2009)
as James Steel
The Passion (2008)
Lark Rise to Candleford (2008)
The State Within (2006)
The Virgin Queen (2006)
as Francis Walsingham
Spooks (2002)
Cutting It (2002)
Real Men (2002)
Silent Witness (1996)
Outside Edge (1994)
A Touch of Frost (1992)
as Roger Massie
Drop the Dead Donkey (1990)
Capital City (1989)
The Paradise Club (1989)
as DC Webster
Casualty (1986)
as Graham Marda