Ben Daniels

Ben Daniels

actor, soundtrack

Ben Daniels was born on Jun 10, 1964 in UK. Ben Daniels's big-screen debut came with Ten Great Writers of the Modern World - Season 1 directed by David Thomas in 1988, strarring Hans Castorp. Ben Daniels is known for Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert directed by David Leveaux, Sara Bareilles stars as Mary Magdalene and Alice Cooper as King Herod. Ben Daniels has got 1 awards and 2 nominations so far. The most recent award Ben Daniels achieved is Screen Actors Guild Awards. The upcoming new movie Ben Daniels plays is Benediction which will be released on Dec 23, 2021.

Ben Daniels is a multi-award winning performer who is equally at home whether working in Film, Television or Theatre. He was born in the Midlands and became interested in acting through drama lessons while at comprehensive school. He began his career after leaving London's prestigious LAMDA drama school. His early work in theatres around the UK led to him being cast as Richard Loeb, one of the two Chicago "thrill killers" who murdered a nine-year-old boy in John Logan's factual play, "Never the Sinner", at London's Playhouse Theatre. His performance earned him a nomination for Best Supporting Actor in that year's Laurence Olivier Awards and has led to a highly respected theatre career, notably "Martin Yesterday" by Canadian writer Brad Fraser for which he received a M.E.N. nomination for Best Actor, "As You Like It" (TMA Supporting Actor award nomination), "All My Sons" receiving an Olivier Award and a Whatsonstage Award for Supporting Actor and, most recently, starring opposite Academy Award nominee Laura Linney in the Broadway revival of Christopher Hampton's "Les Liaisons Dangereuses", for which he received a Tony Nomination for Best Actor, A Theatre World Award for Breakthrough Broadway Performance, a Drama Desk nomination for Distinguished Performance and an Outer Critics Circle nomination for Outstanding Performance.Ben's television breakthrough came playing philandering "Finn Bevan" in three seasons of the BAFTA-nominated BBC series Cutting It (2002). Other notable television work includes the late, great Frank Deasy's hard-hitting drama Real Men (2003) and the controversial The Passion (2008), playing "Caiaphas"; "Francis Walsingham" in The Virgin Queen (2006); HBO's Conspiration (2001); Ian Fleming in Ian Fleming: Bondmaker (2005); the political thriller The State Within (2006) and, more recently, four seasons of the acclaimed ITV drama, Londres, police judiciaire (2009), as senior crown prosecutor "James Steel".His diverse film work includes the religious fanatic "Goat" in Doom (2005); "Leopold the Tutor" in Daisy von Scherler Mayer's Madeline (1998); neo-hippy "Tony" in Beautiful Thing (1996); "DJ Bob" in Michael Winterbottom's I Want You (1998); "Augustin Robert", the soldier who falls in love with a leopard, in Passion in the Desert (1997), the sadistic "Danny" in Noli's disturbing Married/Unmarried (2001) and the also excellent Luna (2014), written and directed by cult artist and graphic novelist Dave McKean.

  • Birthday

    Jun 10, 1964
  • Place of Birth

    Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, UK
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Known For


1 wins & 2 nominations

Screen Actors Guild Awards
Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
Winner - Actor

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