Who is Ben Robson?
British actor and model Ben Robson was born under the zodiac sign Aquarius on 4 February 1984, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. He has 11 acting credits, and is perhaps known best for playing Cole in the 2016 mystery horror thriller movie “The Boy”, which starred Rupert Evans and Lauren Cohan, and was directed by William Brent Bell. It follows an American nanny who’s surprised to learn that her new job is to babysit a life-sized doll, and now that she’s broken several strict rules, she believes that the doll’s indeed alive; the film was nominated for six awards.
Ben’s currently shooting as Frankie Scott for new episodes of the action crime thriller mini-series “The Continental: From the World of John Wick”.
Education and early life
Ben was raised in Newcastle alongside his younger brother James and sister Stephanie, by their father Tony Robson who worked in manufacturing, and mother who’s a housewife and whose name remains undisclosed; Stephanie’s today working as a talent agent while James is a wealth manager.
Ben attended a local high school, and began appearing in school plays when he was 16, however, he wasn’t interested in pursuing a career in the film industry at that time; he was also into sports and enjoyed playing soccer and tennis with his peers.
Ben matriculated in 2002 and then enrolled at University of the West of England, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in business in 2006.
Roles in movies
Ben’s debut film role was playing James in the 2009 short romantic drama “Dreams Play Apart”, and the year 2011 saw him portray Kyle in the short romantic drama “Everything Carries Me to You”, which also starred Matthew Rhys and Janet Montgomery, and was directed by Emma Holly Jones – it follows an artist who believes that her boyfriend is cheating on her; the film was nominated for only a single award.
In 2013, Ben starred as Lucian in the action fantasy “Dracula: The Dark Prince”, which also starred Kelly Wenham and Luke Roberts, and was directed by Pearry Reginald Teo. It follows Dracula who’s fallen in love with crusader Alina.
In 2015, he portrayed Nero in the short action “Hard to Lose”, and the year 2019 saw him play Ray Young in the popular crime thriller “A Violent Separation”, which starred Alycia Debnam-Carey and Francesca Eastwood, and was directed by Michael and Kevin Goetz; it follows two brothers as they’re trying to hide a terrible truth from their family.
Ben’s only other film role has been playing the lead character Luke McCabe in the 2020 biographical historical drama “Emperor”, which also starred Kat Graham and James Cromwell, and was written and directed by Mark Amin. It tells the true story of slave Shields Green who escaped captivity and met John Brown and Frederick Douglass; the film was nominated for three awards.
Roles in TV series
Ben’s appeared in only three TV series. His debut was playing Kalf in 13 episodes (2015-2016) of the critically acclaimed action “Vikings”, which starred Alexander Ludwig and Katheryn Winnick, and which Michael Hirst created. It follows the lives of several Vikings, the series aired from 2013 through 2020 ,and won 46 of the 180 awards for which it was nominated.
From 2016 through 2022, Ben starred as Craig Cody in all 75 episodes of the crime drama “Animal Kingdom”, which also starred Jake Weary and Shawn Hatosy, and was created by Jonathan Lisco. It follows the lives of members of a family from Southern California who are involved in criminal activities, and the series won one of its five award nominations.
Ben’s only other TV series role has been playing Frankie Scott in the 2023 episode “Brothers in Arms” of the popular action crime thriller mini-series “The Continental: From the World of John Wick”, which stars Mel Gibson and Colin Woodell, and was created by Shawn Simmons and Greg Coolidge; it follows the life of young Winston Scott in ‘70s New York City.
Some of Ben’s most recent talk-show appearances have been in “Hollywood Today Live”, “Red Carpet Report” and “Hollywood First Look”.
Love life and relationships
Ben rarely speaks about his love life in public but it’s still widely known that he and Spanish actress Christina Ochoa have been together since 2016, when they met on the set of the TV series “Animal Kingdom”.
Christina’s appeared in 17 movies and TV series, and is perhaps known best for playing the lead character Grace d’Argento in all 13 episodes of the 2017 action adventure comedy series “Blood Drive”, which also starred Alan Ritchson and Marama Corlett, and follows a former police officer as he’s taking part in a death race. Christina holds a Bachelor’s degree in oceanographic engineering from Las Palmas University.
There are no other women whom Ben’s perhaps been with, that we know about; he’s in a long-term relationship with Christina Ochoa as of September 2023, and doesn’t have children.
Interesting facts and hobbies
More than 230,000 people are following Ben on Instagram today, and he’s posted close to 900 pictures and videos onto the network; most of Ben’s content features him watching soccer games live at the stadium, spending time with his friends and acting.
He’s physically highly active, and can often be found working out at a local gym in London; he also enjoys swimming and canoeing.
Ben’s a lover of animals and his favorites are llamas; he has a pet dog which can be seen featured in some of his Instagram pictures.
He enjoys being close to bodies of water, and summer’s his favorite season.
One of Ben’s favorite actors is Jason Statham, and some of his favorite movies include “The Transporter”, “The Expendables” and “The Meg”.
Appearance and net worth
Ben’s age is 39. He has blue eyes and brown hair, weighs around 195lbs (88kgs) and is 6ft 3ins (1.91m) tall.
Ben’s net worth’s been estimated at over $600,000, as of September 2023.