Ben Barnes

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  • Birth Name: Benjamin Thomas Barnes
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began career as part of the National Music Youth Theatre.
  • Sang in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest as part of the boy band Hyrise. 
  • Appeared in The Kooks' 2005 music video for "Sofa Song."
  • Modeled his accent in Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian after Mandy Patinkin's character Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride.
  • A rose cultivar named 'Prince Caspian' was launched by Barnes in 2008, to raise money for the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.
  • Has been a patron of Make-A-Wish Foundation UK since 2009.

Awards

  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Tricia Barnes — Mother
  • Jack Barnes — Brother
  • Thomas Barnes — Father

College

  • Kingston University, London, England (BA in English Literature, 2004)

Details

  • Birth Name: Benjamin Thomas Barnes
  • Birth Place: London, England
  • Profession: Actor