Ben Mendelsohn is one of the most known Australian actors who came into the light after his breakout role in The Year My Voice Broke (1987). He subsequently became a part of movies such as The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Starred Up (2013), Mississippi Grind (2015), and Rogue One (2016).
The actor received a Primetime Emmy Award and a Golden Globe nomination for his role in the hit Netflix original series Bloodline (2015-17). The actor also played the lead role in the smash-hit HBO crime miniseries The Outsider.
How Much is Ben Mendelsohn Net Worth?
Ben Mendelsohn owns a net worth of $9 million, as per Celebrity Net Worth in 2020. He has racked the majority of his wealth from his work in several movies and TV shows.
Movies And TV Roles
Ben Mendelsohn initiated his acting career with a role in a TV series Special Squad (1984). He appeared in A Country Practice and The Henderson Kids in 1985.
He played the role of Brad Harris / Brian in The Flying Doctors in 1987 and 89. He made his break portraying Lewis Feingold in Love My Way (2006-07). His other successful TV projects include Bloodline (2015-17).
Besides, Ben also provided the voice in the TV series Infinity Train (2019-20). Talking about his movie roles, the actor landed his first film role in The Still Point. In 1990, he worked in films like Return Home, Nirvana Street Murder, The Big Steel, and Quigley Down Under.
Some commercially successful films, Mendelsohn played in are the following,
|Movie||Budget – Box Office||Cast Member|
|The Dark Knight Rises (2012)||$230 million – $1.084 billion||Christian Bale, Michael Caine, and Gary Oldman|
|Rogue One (2016)||$265 million – $1.056 billion||Felicity Jones and Diego Luna|
|Darkest Hour (2017)||$30 million – $150.9 million||Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, and Lily James|
|Ready Player One (2018)||$175 million – $582.9 million||Tye Sheridan and Olivia Cooke|
|Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)||$160 million – $1.132 billion||Tom Holland and Samuel L. Jackson|
Awards And Accolades
Ben Mendelsohn won two AACTA Awards. Some other notable accolades include Film Critics Circle of Australia Award, BIFA Award, Primetime Emmy Award, and Satellite Award.
His role in Bloodline also brought him three Primetime Emmy Awards nominations as well as Golden Globe Award too.
Who Is Ben Mendelsohn?
Ben Mendelsohn was born on 3rd April 1969, in Melbourne, Cictoria, Australia. He is the son of Carole Ann and Frederick Arthur Oscar Mendelsohn. His father is a medical researcher who worked for the Howard Florey Institute in Melbourne.
Ben owns two brothers named Tom Mendelsohn and David Mendelsohn. He studied at Mercersburg Academy followed by Heidelberg Primary School and Eltham High and Banyule High schools.
Talking about his love life, Ben Mendelsohn married to his wife Emma Forrest on 3rd June 2012. The couple divorced after four years of their marriage in 2016.
The actor has a daughter named Forrest from his previous relationship.