Ben Daniels

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  • Birth Place: Nuneaton,Warwickshire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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Fast Facts

  • Father was an engineer for Rolls Royce.
  • Received a Best Actor nomination at the 1994 Evening Standard Awards for his work on the stage production 900 Oneonta by David Beaird.
  • Declined a supporting role alongside Mel Gibson in Roland Emmerich's war drama The Patriot in 2000.
  • Enjoys painting in his free time and is an avid practicer of Ashtanga yoga.


  • 2008, Tony — Actor (Play): Nominee
  • 1991, Olivier Awards — Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 2001, Olivier Awards — Best Supporting Actor: Winner


  • Ian Gelder — Significant Other
  • Cynthia — Mother
  • Danny — Father


  • London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art, London, England


  • Birth Place: Nuneaton,Warwickshire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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