|Ben Whishaw played Q in two James Bond films.|
As the lead in Trevor Nunn's 2004 production of Hamlet at the Old Vic, Whishaw received highly favorable reviews and was nominated for the Olivier Award for Best Actor and the Ian Charleson Award.
His film and television credits include Layer Cake and Chris Morris's 2005 sitcom Nathan Barley, in which he played a character called Pingu. He also played Keith Richards in the Brian Jones biopic Stoned.
Whishaw entered into a civil partnership with Australian composer Mark Bradshaw in August 2012. In 2014, he publicly discussed his coming out as a gay man, saying that it was a tense experience for him but "everyone was surprisingly lovely."