Ben Hardy rose to prominence for his portrayal of Peter Beale in the long-running British soap opera EastEnders. His breakthrough cinematic performance came from his role as superhero Archangel in X-Men: Apocalypse in 2016. He played Roger Taylor in Bohemian Rhapsody in 2018.
The actor grew up in Sherborne, Dorset, located in southern England, and was born in the coastal town of Bournemouth.
Quotes by Ben Hardy
If you express yourself too much. you’re overacting; if you underplay it too much, it can come across as wooden.— Ben Hardy
You’re always aware that only eight per cent of actors are in work at one time, so you’ve got to be thankful for the job you’ve got and do the best you can.— Ben Hardy
I’d love to play a lead in the theatre.— Ben Hardy
On stage, you rehearse for five weeks, and it goes out to 300 people. In ‘EastEnders,’ you get ten minutes to rehearse, and seven million people watch it!— Ben Hardy
I don’t really know how my family and friends will react to seeing me on screen in a cinema. I’m sure it’ll be an odd experience for them, just like I’m sure it will be for me.— Ben Hardy