Ben Mendelsohn

Last updated: December 22, 2019
Ben Mendelsohn
  • 3 Apr 1969Age: 50
  • Australia
  • Actor
  • Zodiac sign Aries
  • Sexual orientation Straight
5.11 ft 172 lb

Body Measurements

  • Height: 5.11 ft
  • Weight: 172 lb
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Eye Color: Blue

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

He is Australian in nationality and belongs to Jewish family.


Who Is Ben Mendelsohn?

Ben Mendelsohn is an Australian actor known for playing villains and criminals. Ben Mendelsohn began his career from Special Squad (TV Series in 1984). After that, he played in several TV series.

Finally, he got his big breakout film The Year My Voice Broke as Trevor Leishman in the year 1987.

Parents, Siblings

He is the son of Frederick Arthur Oscar Mendelsohn (Medical Researcher) and Carole Ann Ferguson.

He has two brothers Tom Mendelsohn and David Mendelsohn. He also has two half-brothers from his father’s second marriage.


Ben Mendelsohn Movies

Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel (2019) Talos, Keller
Ready Player One 2018
Ready Player One (2018) Sorrento
Robin Hood 2018
Robin Hood (2018) Sheriff of Nottingham
Darkest Hour 2017
Darkest Hour (2017) King George VI
Star Wars Rogue One 2016
Rogue One (2016) Orson Krennic
Mississippi Grind 2015
Mississippi Grind (2015) Gerry
Bloodline 2015
Bloodline (2015) Danny Rayburn
Black Sea 2014
Black Sea (2014) Fraser
Killer Elite 2011
Killer Elite (2011) Martin
Beautiful Kate 2009
Beautiful Kate (2009) Ned Kendall
Knowing 2009
Knowing (2009) Phil Beckman

Ben Mendelsohn Wife / Dating

Ben Mendelsohn got married to British-born novelist Emma Forrest in Jun 2012 at Los Angeles’s famous Chateau Marmont hotel. Before he married to Emma he already had one child – a daughter aged nine.

In 2014, she gave birth to a daughter named Carolina. However, they divorced in the year 2016.

  • Emma Forrest Emma Forrest (2012 - 2016) Emma Forrest and Ben Mendelsohn were married from 2012 to 2016.

Ben Mendelsohn Pets

  • Toy-sized pooch

    Toy-sized pooch


Ben Mendelsohn Quotes

  • "If you ride like lightning, you're gonna crash like thunder." - Ben Mendelsohn
  • "Life is a lot sweeter, I think, than you can be aware of it at times." - Ben Mendelsohn
  • "As an outsider in America, you do see the kind of hypocrisy that's rampant there." - Ben Mendelsohn
  • "Acting is a bit of a heart and soul exercise with me. It's kind of all I've got." - Ben Mendelsohn
  • "People don't know who I am, and that's not a bad thing at all from my end." - Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn Cars

  • Ford F-150 Pickup Ford F-150 Pickup

Ben Mendelsohn Facts and Trivia

  • During his teenage years, he had memorized every line from the famous Taxi Driver movie just because Robert De Niro was his acting idol.

  • He doesn’t like watching his own movies. When he attended the Cannes screening of Killing Them Softly (2012), he had gone 6 years without watching his movie.

  • To focus on his acting career, he dropped out of school in his mid-teens and used to work as a busboy at the nightclub in Melbourne to make ends meet.

  • He doesn’t have any social media account.

  • He appears as Henry IV in The King (2019).


Ben Mendelsohn Major Awards

award Primetime Emmy Award 2015
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in Bloodline (2015)
award British Independent Film Award 2013
Best Supporting Actor in Starred Up (2013)
award Astra Award 2010
Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor - Male in Tangle (2009)
award AFI Award 2010
Best Lead Actor in Animal Kingdom (2010)
award AFI Award 1987
Best Actor in a Supporting Role in The Year My Voice Broke (1987)

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