Ben Barnes – I had two family members…

I had two family members involved in World War I: two great-uncles. One of…


“I had two family members involved in World War I: two great-uncles. One of them is on a memorial in France. And the other was a trench runner who survived the war. The average life span of a trench runner was 36 hours, but he survived the whole war.”
-Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes – I often talk with other…

I often talk with other actors about that time when you’ve just finished a job…


“I often talk with other actors about that time when you’ve just finished a job, because I think you do take on the characteristics of some of the characters you play. Sometimes it can be a great thing and sometimes it’s a bit haunting because you’re not quite sure how to leave it on set. My dad talks about it as being ‘de-personalised.'”
-Ben Barnes

Ben Barnes – My mum was raised Jewish…

My mum was raised Jewish, my dad is very scientifically minded, and my school was…


“My mum was raised Jewish, my dad is very scientifically minded, and my school was vaguely Christian. We sang hymns in school. I liked the hymns bit, but apart from that, I can take it or leave it. So I had lots of different influences when I was younger.”
-Ben Barnes