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Ben Chaplin
Born Benedict John Greenwood
(1969-07-31) 31 July 1969 (age 47)
Windsor, Berkshire, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1990–present

I care about all the characters I play, and I get quite defensive about them.
Ben Chaplin
I like clothes that are simple and preferably cheap unless I'm being given it for free.
Ben Chaplin
When you arrive in L.A. as an Englishman, you might as well be on the moon. People just don't understand you if you speak too fast, and most people there think you're Australian. Ordering was incredibly complicated. I was speechless.
Ben Chaplin
When I first left drama school, I was too posh for the working-class parts and not posh enough for the upper-class roles. You know what England is like: the gradations of accent and how you're judged by them are still there. I discovered that to get a break you have to lie about where you're from.
Ben Chaplin
Being an actor is well paid, but it's a bit like being a circus traveler.
Ben Chaplin