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Ben Chaplin in British Import “Dates” on the CW


Ben Chaplin turned 46 on July 31st! Ben, born and raised in the UK, is a notable actor with roles in many films from the 1990s up until the present. In 1992, Chaplin landed his first break starring in "Bye Bye Baby" for Channel Four. He was later cast in The Remains of the Day. Continuing to advance his career, Chaplin garnered rave reviews as Tom in Sam Mendes' stage production of The Glass Menagerie (1995). Some of his more recent notable films include the independent film Ways to Live Forever, Cinderella, and the 2015 British TV series Mad Dogs. Chaplin has received a few awards during his acting career such as the Olivier Award nomination for Best Supporting Performer in The Glass Menagerie, and a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in The Retreat from Moscow. Ben is now appearing on the CW network in Dates, a British romantic comedy import about personal relationships.

Ben will actually be starring in a new British television show “Dates” which is set to be released in the U.S. soon. There are currently nine episodes currently acquired. The show centers around couples first dates after meeting via online dating. The premier dates are not currently set, however they show release is supposedly set for sometime this summer.

A few interesting facts about Chaplin is that his real name is actually Benedict John Greenwood and he became interested in acting after attending a school play. He later attended and graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Ben Chaplin is known for concentrating on risk-taking, quality movies rather than mainstream and Hollywood films.