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 9,427,514 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Ben Whishaw is the 3,287th most popular actor (down from 3,045th in 2019), the 2,850th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,716th in 2019) and the 413th most popular British Actor.

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  • 9.4M

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  • 60.31

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  • 41

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  • 5.37

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  • 3.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Ben Whishaw ranks 3,287 out of 10,030Before him are Harry Davenport, Bessie Love, Rory McCann, Toshio Furukawa, Dorothy Gish, and Taraji P. Henson. After him are Kirill Lavrov, Laura Prepon, Charley Chase, Kelly LeBrock, Paula Wessely, and O. W. Fischer.

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Among people born in 1980, Ben Whishaw ranks 58Before him are Angelos Charisteas, Seydou Keita, Cansu Dere, John Arne Riise, Venus Williams, and Martín Demichelis. After him are Laura Prepon, Jason Segel, Marit Bjørgen, Jesse Jane, Alejandro Valverde, and Dan Bilzerian.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ben Whishaw ranks 2,850 out of 6,924Before him are Florence Green (1901), David Byrne (1952), A. J. P. Taylor (1906), Paul Simonon (1955), George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718), and Rory McCann (1969). After him are Mel B (1975), William Withering (1741), G. I. Taylor (1886), Eric Drummond, 7th Earl of Perth (1876), Dennis Stratton (1952), and Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Ben Whishaw ranks 413Before him are Siân Phillips (1933), Jason Flemyng (1966), Louis Tomlinson (1991), Roger Rees (1944), Gary Lewis (1957), and Rory McCann (1969). After him are Warwick Davis (1970), Edward Hardwicke (1932), Jim Sturgess (1978), Steve Marriott (1947), Clive Swift (1936), and Ian Abercrombie (1934).

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