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Ben Whishaw

Occupation: Actor

Nationality: British

Born: October 14, 1980 (33)

Skyfall star reveals that he briefly "resisted" voicing Paddington. Ben Whishaw replaces Firth as Paddington Benedict Cumberbatch is the latest in a line of high-profile stars to play the prince. 5 great recent Hamlets: Tennant, Law, more The filmmaker leaves the Ben Whishaw-starring film over creative differences. Mercury biopic parts ways with director Digital Spy unveils a never-before-seen clip from Terry Gilliam's upcoming movie. Watch an exclusive Zero Theorem clip The pair join Ben Whishaw and Olivia Colman in the dystopian drama's cast. Farrell, Weisz join The Lobster Christoph Waltz, David Thewlis, Melanie Thierry and Ben Whishaw star in the film. Gilliam's Zero Theorem gets new trailer From Skyfall to not being The Doctor, we bring you 10 facts about Ben Whishaw. 10 Things About... Ben Whishaw Sunshine on Leith director Dexter Fletcher takes the reins of the movie. Ben Whishaw to play Freddie Mercury The five departed shows we'll miss the most next year. 5 axed UK shows we'll miss in 2014 Thor star is currently shooting Ron Howard's In the Heart of the Sea. Chris Hemsworth reveals weight loss Léa Seydoux and Jason Clarke will also star in the upcoming romantic project. Ben Whishaw, Colman join 'The Lobster' Roger Taylor tips the Skyfall actor to replace Sacha Baron Cohen in the role. Queen back Whishaw for Mercury role Can Terry Gilliam's dystopian tale match Brazil and Twelve Monkeys? Terry Gilliam's 'Zero Theorem' - review Sky announces a slate of new drama series and one-off films. Billie Piper, Ben Whishaw for new Sky drama Colin Morgan, Brendan Coyle, Rupert Grint and Ben Whishaw will star in revival. 'Merlin' Colin Morgan joins 'Mojo' play The Skyfall actor married composer Mark Bradshaw in Sydney last year. Ben Whishaw married partner in 2012 Bookies have suspended all betting on Capaldi to become the 12th Doctor. Peter Capaldi Doctor Who betting suspended 10 tabloid favourites to replace Matt Smith, but who will be unveiled on Sunday? 'Doctor Who': 12th Doctor odds The Thick of It actor is the latest star linked to the role. Doctor Who: Capaldi is new bookies' tip With Johnny Depp reportedly the frontrunner, we run down our six top choices. Who should play Freddie Mercury? The actor looks to follow his Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe into theatre. Rupert Grint for West End debut? Hemsworth? Whishaw? Quinto? DS casts the inevitable Snowden movie. Who should play Edward Snowden? Stars including Helen Mirren and Matt Smith featured in the one-off show. Jude Law appears in one-off charity show Ben Whishaw will play gadget-master Q, while Helen Mirren appears as the Queen. 'Who', 'Sherlock' crossover for play The actor says he believes it would be "wrong" to have the lead part. Ben Whishaw rules out Doctor Who role A petition to save the series has acquired over 21,000 signatures. 'The Hour' fans protest series axe The 54-year-old's character was killed off at the end of the show's first season. Sean Bean wants Game of Thrones return The BBC newsroom drama could be revived for a final episode, says Peter Capaldi. The Hour to return for one-off special? Digital Spy looks back at an evening of shocks and tears. TV BAFTAs round-up: A night of surprises The Skyfall star admits that he had hopes for a third series. Ben Whishaw 'disappointed' by 'Hour' axe Abi Morgan reveals what might have happened in a third series of her axed drama. 'The Hour' creator talks series 3 plans Ben Whishaw reveals that he is preparing to reunite with Daniel Craig in 10 months' time. Whishaw: 'Bond 24 to shoot this year' Tom Hanks and Halle Berry are bound by kismet in this ambitious, epic drama. Cloud Atlas review: Digital Spy verdict Mendes is more likely to sign on now that Bond 24 will be a standalone film. Sam Mendes to direct next Bond film? Thousands sign a petition in an attempt to have the BBC reconsider its decision. 'The Hour' fans urge BBC to revive show The newsroom drama will not return for a third run, the BBC states. 'The Hour' axed by BBC Two George Clooney, Jennifer Lawrence and Ben Affleck are among the A-list attendees. BAFTAs: stars brave rain on red carpet Sherlock, The Great British Bake Off and ITV's Jimmy Savile documentary also nominated. 'Parade's End' leads BPG Awards nominees The Skyfall actor says he feels sorry for "that poor girl in Twilight". Whishaw: Kristen Stewart has awful life Anne Hathaway-starring movie on hold as team go "back to the drawing board". Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' put on hold