Ben Whishaw

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Benjamin John Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor and producer. After winning a British Independent Film Award for his performance in My Brother Tom (2001), he was nominated for an Olivier Award for his portrayal of the title role in a 2004 production of Hamlet. This was followed by television roles in Nathan Barley (2005), Criminal Justice (2008) and The Hour (2011–12) and film roles in Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006), I'm Not There (2007), Brideshead Revisited (2008), and Bright Star (2009). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ben Whishaw has received more than 9,756,358 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Ben Whishaw is the 3,098th most popular actor (up from 3,287th in 2019), the 2,675th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,848th in 2019) and the 383rd most popular Actor.

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  • 9.8M

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  • 49.69

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  • 42

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  • 4.32

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  • 4.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ben Whishaw ranks 3,098 out of 9,996Before him are Lara Flynn Boyle, Henry Irving, Wu Ma, Maggie Q, Antonio Fargas, and Elena Anaya. After him are Bob Crane, Billy Boyd, Charles Hallahan, Virginia Rappe, Tony Randall, and Nikolaj Lie Kaas.

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Among people born in 1980, Ben Whishaw ranks 43Before him are David Garrett, Jordana Brewster, Jo Jung-suk, Kim Tae-hee, Seydou Keita, and Kate Ryan. After him are Virgil Abloh, William Levy, Emre Belözoğlu, Angelos Charisteas, Diego Lugano, and Jesse Jane.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ben Whishaw ranks 2,675 out of 7,765Before him are Lady Arbella Stuart (1575), Samuel Frederick Gray (1766), Peggy Ashcroft (1907), Eleanor of Scotland (1433), Henry Irving (1838), and Edward Herbert, 1st Baron Herbert of Cherbury (1583). After him are Billy Boyd (1968), Ray Davies (1944), Storm Thorgerson (1944), Hilary Mantel (1952), Gerald of Wales (1146), and Daniel Jones (1881).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ben Whishaw ranks 383Before him are Julian Sands (1958), Philip Jackson (1948), Minnie Driver (1970), Barry Morse (1918), Peggy Ashcroft (1907), and Henry Irving (1838). After him are Billy Boyd (1968), Joely Richardson (1965), Joseph Grimaldi (1778), Freddie Jones (1927), Naveen Andrews (1969), and Thandie Newton (1972).

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