Ben Wheatley

Film Director / Television Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 11/30/1972 (48) | Billericay, Essex, England, UK
Benjamin Wheatley (born May 1972) is an English filmmaker and screenwriter. Beginning his career in advertising, Wheatley first gained recognition and acclaim for his commercials and short films, before transitioning into feature films and television programmes. He is best known for his work in the thriller and horror genres, with his films frequently incorporating heavy elements of black comedy and satire. His best-known works include the psychological horror films Kill List and A Field in England, the J. G. Ballard adaptation High-Rise, and the action comedy Free Fire. Wheatley has received numerous accolades for his work, including an Evening Standard British Film Award, five British Independent Film Award nominations, and numerous awards and honours from film festivals including South by Southwest, Karlovy Vary International, Mar del Plata International, Raindance, Toronto International, and Cannes Film Festival. ()
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Ben Wheatley (born 1972) Animator, Director of internet viral ads, TV idents, TV adverts TV comedy shows and feature films.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Horror | Comedies

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Movies with Ben Wheatley as Actor(4)

TV Shows/Series with Ben Wheatley as Actor(1)

as Brother Ben2005 Ideal

Movies with Ben Wheatley as Crew(40)

Writing/Screenplay2021 In the Earth
Directing/Director2021 In the Earth
Directing/Director2020 Hard Boiled
Writing/Screenplay2020 Hard Boiled
Directing/Director2020 The Meg 2: The Trench
Directing/Director2020 Rebecca
Directing/Director2020 The Wages of Fear
Writing/Screenplay2020 The Wages of Fear
Directing/Director2020 Tomb Raider 2
Writing/Screenplay2020 Freak Shift
Directing/Director2020 Freak Shift
Directing/Director2018 Happy New Year, Colin Burstead
Writing/Screenplay2018 Happy New Year, Colin Burstead
Production/Executive Producer2018 In Fabric
Production/Executive Producer2017 The Ghoul
Directing/Director2017 Free Fire
Editing/Editor2017 Free Fire
Writing/Screenplay2017 Free Fire
Production/Executive Producer2016 The Greasy Strangler
Directing/Director2015 High-Rise
Editing/Editor2015 High-Rise
Directing/Director2014 Doctor Who: Deep Breath
Production/Executive Producer2014 ABCs of Death 2
Production/Executive Producer2014 The Duke of Burgundy
Directing/Director2013 A Field in England
Editing/Editor2013 A Field in England
Writing/Writer2013 A Field in England
Directing/Director2013 The ABCs of Death
Directing/Director2012 Sightseers
Editing/Editor2012 Sightseers
Directing/Director2011 Kill List
Editing/Editor2011 Kill List
Writing/Writer2011 Kill List
Directing/Director2009 Down Terrace
Editing/Editor2009 Down Terrace
Production/Executive Producer2009 Down Terrace
Writing/Writer2009 Down Terrace
Directing/Director2009 Steve Coogan: The Inside Story
Directing/Director2006 Rob Loves Kerry

TV Shows/Series with Ben Wheatley as Crew(2)

Directing/Director2005 Doctor Who
Directing/Director2005 Ideal

Full Name: Ben Wheatley
Citizenship: United Kingdom (UK)
Born: Thursday, 11/30 1972 (November) in Billericay (current age: 48 years + 5 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Spouses (current/former): Amy Jump
Ben Wheatley frequently works together with these people:
Amy Jump (19x, Crew)
Andrew Starke (13x, Crew)
Martin Pavey (11x, Crew)
Laurie Rose (10x, Crew)
Robin Hill (8x, Crew)
Nicholas Briggs (8x, Actor)
Sara Dee (7x, Actress)
Gareth Tunley (6x, Actor)
Graham Duff (6x, Actor)
Paul Kasey (6x, Actor)
Rob Entwistle (6x, Crew)
Johnny Vegas (5x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:199944, Added: 07/21/2018, Last updated: 11/23/2020