Wednesday 28 June 2017

Benjamin Walker

Benjamin Walker Davis, known as Benjamin Walker is an American fame popular as an actor and stand-up comedian. He was born on June 21, 1982 in Cartersville, Georgia. He began his journey by performing as a stand-up comedian and stage artist. He is most known for his portrayal of president Abraham Lincoln in 2012 movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. some other important works include those in Kinsey (2004), The Notorious Bettie Page (2005), Flags of our Fathers (2006), The War Boys (2009), In the Heart of the Sea (2015) and The Choice (2016), among many others. Recently, he starred as Zeke Sikes in 2017 film Shimmer Lake. Walker’s comedy show, ‘Find the Funny’ is performed regularly in New York city.

Benjamin Walker Religion

Little is known about Walker’s religious beliefs as he chooses to keep mum on religious topics.  Additionally, nothing is known about his ancestral background from which one can develop some idea about his faith. In the absence of reliable information, it would be wrong to comment on actor’s religion.

Benjamin Walker Political Views

Walker has kept his political views behind the curtains and has never publically talked on the issue, despite always being in limelight. He doesn’t seem to have given any political comments which can help us infer about his political views. However, it would be safe to assume that he might be liberal in his approach.

Who is he dating?

Walker got engaged to Mamie Gummer- the actress in 2009, and the duo tied the knot in 2011. However, soon in March, 2013, the couple announced their divorce.
In 2014, Walker started dating co-actress in the film The King’s Daughter, Kaya Schodelario. They got engaged on 28 December, 2014, and were married in 2015. The couple has a son together, born in November, 2016.

Benjamin Walker Hobbies

Not much is known about Walker’s hobbies. Considering the fact that he is an actor and comedian, we may assume that these are some activities which garner his interest. Also, according to some sources, he likes playing tennis.

Interesting Facts

  1. Walker portrayed the character of Abraham Lincoln in his movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter in the same year (i.e., 2012) in which the character was played by Daniel Day- Lewis in the movie Lincoln.
  2. Walker was selected for the role of “Beast” in X-Men: First Class, but he dropped the role to feature in the Broadway musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.