Ben Lloyd-Hughes biography
Date of Birth: April 14, 1988
Born in London, England, Benjamin Lloyd-Hughes gravitated towards acting as a teenager, first appearing
onscreen in the British TV series Love Soup in 2005. He stayed in the TV world for the next few years,
playing Wolfgang Amadeus Mozard in Genie in the House, a student in A Touch of Frost and Colm
Roach Casualty. In 2007, he landed a role on a TV series that exposed him to a much wider audience on
the popular British program Skins, playing Josh Stock.
In 2009, he took part in his first feature film. Starring alongside Alex Pettyfer, he appeared as Jez in the
British horror movie Tormented, about a bullied teenager who comes back from the dead to exact
revenge on his cruel classmates.
Ben returned to TV in 2009 with Personal Affairs and starred in the satirical mockumentary
Miliband of Brothers with his older brother Henry, also an actor, in 2010.
In 2011, he graduated from London's Guildhall School of Music & Drama.
Ben starred in the 2012 British film The Scapegoat as well as an adaptation of the
treasured Charles Dickens novel Great Expectations. The BAFTA-nominated movie costarred Ralph Fiennes,
Sally Hawkins and Helena Bonham Carter.
The sci-fi adventure film Divergent can be credited with launching Ben's career to higher
ground. The big-budget picture co-starred Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ashley Judd, Miles Teller and Kate
Winslet. Ben portrayed Will in the movie, which won Teen Choice Awards and a People's Choice Award.
He returned to the Divergent world with the 2015 sequel Insurgent.
Ben appears in the 2016 romantic drama Me Before You, alongside Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin,
Matthew Lewis and Janet McTeer.
He's also slated to take the screen in the 2016 fantasy adventure The King's Daughter with
Pierce Brosnan, William Hurt and Benjamin Walker.
Ben Lloyd-Hughes Filmography