(biography, photo, video) Benjamin Thomas Barnes
Ben Barnes: biography
Benjamin Thomas Barnes better known as Ben Barnes – British actor, star of such bestsellers as «the Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian», «Dorian gray,» «the Seventh son» and many others.
He was born in the capital of England, in a fairly famous family. His father Thomas R. Barnes taught psychiatry at king’s College London, and mother Tricia Barnes has a worldwide reputation as a leading consultant on issues of family and marriage, is the author of many publications on how to establish a crumbling relationship. The Barnes boys were brought up also younger brother Benjamin, Jack.
Ben got a great education at a prestigious boarding school, and then enrolled at Kingston University. He first studied English language and literature, as it was the parents, but in student’s years was fond of theatre, joined the faculty of the drama, which he graduated from in 2004. In parallel, the young man acted in the National youth music theatre and sang in a boy band «Hyrise».
In addition to professional vocals, Barnes masterfully knows how to play the piano and the drum set. By the way, along with his malchukova ensemble Ben Barnes recorded several CDs, and participated in the selection for the Eurovision song contest in 2004, where it took second place, losing only to James Fox. Later, the actor sang solo, and his voice can be heard even on several movie soundtracks.
The debut role of a novice actor occurred in the medical drama «the Doctors» TV-show «Split decision» and the fairy-tale «Stardust» in which he for the first time in his career has faced world — class stars Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro. In the following picture, the social drama «BIGGA than Ben» Ben Barnes played the role of a Russian illegal immigrant Tatarskogo Paul, and his companion was a Russian actor Andrei Chadov.
In 2008 on the screens out the second part of the famous fairy-tale Saga, «the Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian». Director more than a year could not find contractor in a major role, and Ben saw a few weeks before we started shooting and immediately approved without hesitation. How he remembers Barnes, he jumped for joy when I found out that he had received the coveted contract. Not only that, like every other Briton, Benjamin grew up on books about the magical land of Narnia, so he knew this picture would make him famous all over the world. And so it happened. Later Ben played Caspian in the next part of «the Chronicles of Narnia: the voyage of the Dawn».
The above Saga has really changed the course of the career of Ben Barnes. He began to offer a very strong script, and the actor starred in the melodrama «Easy virtue», the Thriller «Farewell,» the musical Comedy «Killing Bono», detective, «the Words» and a truly romantic story «the Big wedding». Another stellar role of Barnes, after which they were again talking about him all over the world, was Dorian gray with the mystical, the novel by writer Oscar Wilde.
Later, the screens out the musical drama «Jackie and Ryan,» crime Thriller «only God Knows», the cash champion – fantasy-adventure film «Seventh son.» Of the last works of the actor are highlighted in the historical drama «Sons of liberty» and TV science fiction Western «Western world», which together with it are shining Norwegian star Ingrid Bolse Berdal and American actor Clifton Collins Jr.
About the private life of Ben Barnes fans and especially fans of legends. He is credited with almost all the partners on the joint surveys, for example, Jessica Biel and Tamsin Egerton. Also very common rumor that the actor is married to a girl named Madina, who has Ukrainian roots.
In fact, Benjamin Thomas Barnes in official relations was not involved, and the rumors of Affairs with co-Actresses he denies completely.
For many years the actor conducts charitable work in the Fund «Make a wish» which helps seriously ill children around the world.
- 2007 — BIGGA Than Ben
- 2008-2010 — The Chronicles Of Narnia
- 2008 — Easy virtue
- 2009 — Dorian Gray
- 2010 — Goodbye
- 2011 — Killing Bono
- 2014 — only God Knows
- 2014 — the Seventh son
- 2015 — Sons of liberty
- 2016 — Western world
- 2004 — Making Your Mind Up
- 2004 — Leading Me On
- 2008 — Easy Virtue Soundtrack
- 2011 — Killing Bono Soundtrack
- 2012 — The Words Soundtrack
- 2015 — Jackie & Ryan Soundtrack