Ben Hardy Biography
Birthday: January 2, 1991 (Capricorn)
Born In: Bournemouth, Dorset, England,United Kingdom
Ben Jones or Ben Hardy, as he is known professionally, is a British actor best acknowledged for his portrayal of ‘Peter Beale’ on the ‘BBC’ soap opera, ‘EastEnders.’ Born and raised in Dorset, UK, he was more interested in rugby and sports than acting, during his childhood. However, due to a series of injuries he couldn’t pursue his sports dream, and then turned towards acting. He obtained a ‘Bachelor of Arts’ degree in acting from ‘Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.’ After graduation, he initially worked in theater, especially in the play, ‘Judas Kiss,’ which was first staged at the ‘Hampstead Theater’ before being transferred to the ‘West End.’ Hardy’s TV debut was with the role of ‘Peter Beale’ in the long-running show, ‘EastEnders,’ and then made his film debut with the Hollywood movie ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Hardy has portrayed diverse types of roles having various shades of characters, such as, a villain in ‘X-Men,’ a ladies man and drummer in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ a well-known writer of fantasy fiction in ‘Mary Shelley,’ and a valiant fire-fighter in ‘Only the Brave,’ among others. Presently he is in a steady relationship with actor Katriona Perrett.