Fast Facts

  • Took his stage name from his mother's maiden name.
  • Father wrote a letter to get him reinstated after he was kicked out of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
  • Earned an Olivier Award nomination for his work in a 1995 London production of The Glass Menagerie.
  • Met longtime girlfriend Embeth Davidtz when they filmed Feast of July together.


  • 2004, Tony — Actor (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 1996, Olivier Awards — Best Supporting Performance: Nominee


  • Peter Greenwood — Father
  • Cynthia — Mother
  • Embeth Davidtz — Ex-significant Other


  • Attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, England


  • Birth Name: Benedict John Greenwood
  • Birth Place: Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • Birthday: July 31, 1970, Leo
  • Profession: Actor
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