But having said that, I think for all the characters I’ve played–obviously Caspian–sexuality hasn’t been the most interesting thing about them.
Then what was it like playing the husband of Jessica Biel in ?
You’re really going for the iconic gay writers, aren’t you? Sexuality is a topic that has huge shifts in society.
He was born on 20 August 1981 in London, England, UK to parents Tricia and Thomas Barnes.
His mother was a relationship therapist and father was a professor of psychiatry. This talented actor was enrolled at two independent schools for boys: Homefield Preparatory School in Sutton, Surrey and King's College School in Wimbledon, South West London along with film actor Khalid Abdalla and comedian Tom Basden as his friends.
Actually, we were in the recording studio together just this morning.
We were signing some songs together in this sort of ’20s jazz vibe, and it was so much fun.
Ben Barnes was born in London to Tricia Barnes, a relationship therapist, and Thomas Barnes, a professor of psychiatry. Barnes was educated at an independent school: King's College School in Wimbledon in West London, where he was a contemporary of film actor Khalid Abdalla and comedian Tom Basden.
He studied Drama and English literature at Kingston University.
For his role in the movie, he spent two months in New Zealand horse riding and stunt training to prepare for shooting. In 2008, Ben finished the filming of romantic comedy "Easy Virtue" starring opposite Jessica Biel.
In 2009, he starred in the film adaptation of Oscar Wilde's Dorian Gray, directed by Oliver Parker.
Obviously it goes very dark, which I’m hoping in real life my part won’t.
I suppose you have to be aware, on some level, of the attention being focused on yourself even to accept a part like Dorian Gray.
Later on he attended Kingston University in Kingston-upon-Thames in South West London, where he studied drama and English literature, and graduated with BA Honors in 2004.