Originally from Belfast but now living in London, Ben trained at Central School of Speech and Drama and since graduating has appeared in Steve McQueen’s multi-award winning feature film Hunger (BAFTA winner, Golden Camera Winner Cannes, total of 30 international awards) opposite Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham. Other screen work includes Spooks (BBC) and Inspector Lewis (Granada). More recently he appeared as series regular Tony Howard in BBC’s Doctors and as Harry Gregg in the critically acclaimed film United directed by James Strong for World Productions/BBC. Ben recently wrapped filming a series regular role in Six Degrees for Stirling Television/BBCNI which is due for broadcast in 2012. Ben most recently appeared as James Olson opposite Gillian Anderson in the BBC’s hit series The Fall and he is currently shooting the role of Spiridion in Vampire Academy with Olga Kurylenko, Sarah Hyland and Gabriel Byrne.
Ben is represented in the UK by CAM, click here to visit their website.