Biography of Ben HardyBen Hardy is an English actor who is known as Angel in the superhero film X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) and a drummer of Queen, Roger Taylor, in the biographical film Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).
Childhood and Early LifeBen Jones (Hardy) was born in a resort town of Bournemouth, Dorset, on January 2, 1991. Ben's father, an employee of an assurance company, and his mother who was a housewife separated and it put the family in a complicated position. Ben, his younger brother, and sister stayed with their mother and grandmother who lived in a small town of Sherborne.
Acting CareerIn 2012, Ben Hardy received a role in a play The Judas Kiss by David Hare in which a famous British actor, Rupert Everett (Grigoriy Melekhov in the TV show Quiet Flows the Don by Sergey Bondarchuk), also played. The play had great success and took place at the London Hampstead Theatre for two months. Later, the actors had a short tour around England. Critics and viewers alike loved the play - special attention was given to Hardy who was naked in some scenes.
The film had great success and earned Oscar nominations in five categories. The worldwide box office was 16 times higher than expenses on filming - Bohemian Rhapsody became the most successful biographical film ever.