He attended Henlow Middle School and then Samuel Whitbread Community College in Shefford.
He was involved in many productions with Big Spirit. The couple met on the set of Bright Star when he played the role of John Keats.
He played the role of Q in the James Bond film Skyfall, and will be the voice of Paddington Bear in the 2014 film, Paddington.
Benjamin John Whishaw (born 14 October 1980) is an English actor.
In 2004, he played the title role in an Old Vic production of Hamlet, earning an Olivier Award nomination.
His paternal grandmother, Olga Adele Bernard, was French.
An English actor , He is known for his stage role as Hamlet Ben Whishaw is currently married to an Australian composer, Mark Bradshaw, The couple civilly married in August 2012.
It's amazing what people do, isn't it, when you just look at them, when you take the time to look. Or maybe thinking about those things is just my way of protecting myself if it all goes wrong.
There are certainly other things I'd like to have a go at one day. I've been out to LA a couple of times but, over there, the Grenouille in me always comes to the surface. On the character Jean-Baptiste Grenouille Replaced Colin Firth as the voice of the titular character in Paddington (2014).
Nunn is reported to have made this arrangement due to the youth of the two actors playing the lead, to relieve some of the pressure on each.
His film and television credits include Layer Cake and Chris Morris's 2005 sitcom Nathan Barley, in which he played a character called Pingu.
Whishaw first rose to prominence as a member of the Bancroft Players Youth Theatre, Big Spirit, at Hitchin's Queen Mother Theatre.