Ben Chaplin

Ben Chaplin

  • Highest Rated: 95% The Remains of the Day (1993)
  • Lowest Rated: 8% Lost Souls (2000)
  • Birthday: Jul 31, 1970
  • Birthplace: London, England, UK
  • English, soulful, darkly handsome, and no relation to Charlie, Ben Chaplin has been making a small yet significant impression on American audiences since his American film debut in 1996's The Truth About Cats and Dogs. Although not widely recognized by many Americans, the actor has enjoyed a steady career in British theater and television, and with his role in Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line, gained the greater exposure that had previously been lacking in his career.Raised in Hampshire, England, Chaplin had his stage debut at the age of 16. He later trained at the renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, performing in a number of stage productions. He then acted on various BBC television shows and made his 1993 film debut in James Ivory and Ismail Merchant's The Remains of the Day, in which he was cast as a wayward servant. 1995's Feast of July followed, but it was with his turn in The Truth About Cats and Dogs that he began to garner transatlantic recognition. The film, in which he played the object of both Uma Thurman's and Janeane Garolfalo's affections, made him something of a thinking woman's crumpet and paved the way for his starring role in Agnieszka Holland's Washington Square (1997). Following this, he landed the part of Private Bell in The Thin Red Line. As part of a powerhouse cast that included George Clooney, Nick Nolte, Woody Harrelson, and John Travolta, Chaplin further cemented his standing as one of the more promising British imports to land on Hollywood soil.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

80% Roads Actor 2019
73% The Children Act Kevin Henry 2018
No Score Yet When Cary Grant Introduced Timothy Leary to LSD Cary Grant 2017
No Score Yet Apple Tree Yard Actor 2017
60% Snowden Robert Tibbo $21.6M 2016
36% The Legend of Tarzan Captain Moulle $126.6M 2016
23% Little Boy Ben Eagle $5M 2015
85% Cinderella Ella's Father $183.4M 2015
71% War Book Actor 2015
83% Ways To Live Forever Father 2013
88% The Wipers Times Fred Roberts 2013
26% Twixt Edgar Allan Poe 2012
No Score Yet Ken Follett's World Without End Vol. 2 Actor 2012
No Score Yet Ken Follett's World Without End Vol. 1 Actor 2012
36% London Boulevard Billy $11K 2011
85% Me and Orson Welles George Coulouris (Mark Antony)B11 $1.1M 2009
45% Dorian Gray Basil Hallward 2009
No Score Yet My Fake Baby Narrator 2009
74% The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Lewis Mowbray $40.5M 2007
19% Two Weeks Keith Bergman 2006
31% Chromophobia Trent 2005
63% The New World Jehu Robinson $12.5M 2005
64% Stage Beauty George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham $0.8M 2004
No Score Yet The Touch Eric 2003
31% Murder by Numbers Sam Kennedy $31.9M 2002
58% Birthday Girl John $5M 2002
8% Lost Souls Peter Kelson 2000
80% The Thin Red Line Pvt. Jack Bell 1998
81% Washington Square Morris Townsend 1997
84% The Truth About Cats & Dogs Brian 1996
67% Feast of July Con Wainwright 1995
95% The Remains of the Day Charlie, Head Footman 1993
No Score Yet Return of the Borrowers Ditchley 1993

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

95% Press
2018
Duncan Allen
  • 2019
  • 2018
92% Apple Tree Yard
2017
Mark Costley
  • 2017
67% Mad Dogs
2015-2016
Joel
  • 2016
  • 2015
89% Dates
2013
Stephen
  • 2015
100% The Book of Negroes
2015
Capt. John Clarkson
No Score Yet Urban Myths
2017-2018

QUOTES FROM Ben Chaplin CHARACTERS

Pvt. Bell
We... We together. One being. Flow together like water. Till I can't tell you from me. I drink you. Now... Now.
Pvt. Bell
My dear wife. You get something twisted out of your insides by all this blood, filth and noise. I want to stay changeless for you. I want to come back to you the man I was before. How do we get to those other shores? To those blue hills? Love--where does it come from? Who lit this flame in us? No war can put it out, conquer it. I was a prisoner. You set me free.