Britain has produced lots of stars in Hollywood – we have had legendary actors like Roger Moore and Sean Connery who famously portrayed Bond. We have also seen Henry Cavill and Robert Pattinson wow global audiences with their hot looks and acting talent. Their ladies are also not doing shabbily. People like Kate Winslet and Kate Beckinsale have featured in some of the biggest blockbusters in history. Well if there is one Brit that is following in these illustrious footsteps, it is Ben Lamb. Find out more about this upcoming star here including his bio, age, wife or girlfriend.
Ben Lamb’s Age and Early Life
Ben Lamb was born on the 24th day of January 1989 in Devon, Exeter. There is not much information about his family background, parents name or any potential siblings he may have. However, if there is one thing that is obvious about Lamb, it is the fact that he is well educated. He attended prestigious institutions such as Eton and Oxford University. For those who may not know, Eton is one of the finest secondary schools in England. It is regarded as the breeding ground for British political leaders and has produced at least 18 prime ministers. Notable alumni include David Cameron, Prince Harry, Prince William and Eddie Redmayne.
Ben Lamb fell in love with acting at the age of ten. On a particular day, he was singing and someone suggested that he should utilise his singing talents in the opera. He took the advice and participated in at least two operas. Lamb found that he preferred acting to singing and decided to explore it further. He took part in several plays in his school and also joined a local youth theatre.
Upon graduating university, Ben Lamb enrolled at the renowned Royal Academy for Dramatic Arts where he honed his talent. He obtained a bachelor of arts in Acting Degree from the institution and graduated in 2010. Upon graduation, Ben Lamb joined the National Youth Theatre. He spent a year touring the U.K. with them and took part in several productions.
On leaving the youth theatre, Lamb landed roles in several Shakespearean plays such as Macbeth and The Merchant of Venice. Lamb made his transition to the screen through several BBC dramas. One of them was Silk, a legal drama focused on a bunch of criminal litigators as they try to attain the prestigious QC rank.
Ben Lamb rose to the limelight in 2013 when he got a role on the period drama, White Queen. White Queen focused on the war of roses – the infamous civil war fought by the Yorks and the Lancasters for the control of the English throne. Lamb’s role as Anthony Rivers, brother of The White Queen herself, helped to propel him to the spotlight.
Since his breakthrough role, Lamb has accumulated minor roles in Hollywood blockbusters such as Now You See Me 2 and Divergent. Ben Lamb also has a starring role to his credit. His first lead role came in the 2017 movie, A Christmas Prince. In the movie, he plays Prince Richard, a playboy as well as the heir apparent of a fictional country called Aldonia. He eventually falls in love with an undercover journalist named Amber and they live happily ever after.
What to know about his wife
Ben Lamb is happily married to his long-time girlfriend, Louise Coles. The beautiful couple tied the knot in England in 2016. The ceremony featured their closet friends, family and well-wishers. Lamb’s wife, Louise Coles also works in the movie industry. She is a professional makeup artist and hair stylist. Coles is a graduate of the University of Kent. She studied drama and English and finished in 2005.
She also obtained a qualification in makeup for TV and theatre in 2007. Coles has applied her skills on the set of several movies, TV series and theatrical productions. They include Mamma Mia, Sense and Sensibility, Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Prince of Persia, and Gulliver’s Travels. Coles also worked on the set of White Queen and it is possibly where she and Lamb first met.
Ben Lamb is quite tall as he stands at 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m). Past experience in the movie industry has revealed that such considerable height can be a blessing at times. It can also be a disadvantage on other occasions. A cursory glance at Ben Lamb reveals that he has a slim build.