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Ben Barnes Biography

Birth Name:
Benjamin Thomas Barnes
Birth Place:
London, England

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


  • 2016Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated


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