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Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn is a famous Aussie actor.

He was born in Melbourne (VIC) on 3 April 1969.

How old is Ben Mendelsohn?

Ben Mendelsohn is currently 54 years old.

How tall is Ben Mendelsohn?

Ben Mendelsohn is 1.8 m tall.

Early Life

Before becoming a famous actor, Ben Mendelsohn was born in Melbourne, Australia on April 3, 1969. He attended Heidelberg Primary School and Banyule High School before pursuing a career in acting. Mendelsohn showed a passion for acting from a young age and appeared in local theater productions before making his way into the film industry.


Ben Mendelsohn is best known for his roles in various movies. One of his most famous performances was in the film "Animal Kingdom," released in 2010. This Australian crime drama earned him critical acclaim and international recognition. Other notable movies in which he appeared include "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" (2016), "The Dark Knight Rises" (2012), and "Ready Player One" (2018).

Family Life

Ben Mendelsohn married British author Emma Forrest in June 2012. However, the couple filed for divorce in December 2016. Mendelsohn is the son of Carole Ann (née Ferguson) and Frederick Arthur Oscar Mendelsohn. He has a brother named Tom Mendelsohn, who is also involved in the film industry.


Ben Mendelsohn's talent is not limited to acting alone. He is also a skilled musician and plays the harmonica. In addition, Mendelsohn is a big fan of Australian rules football and supports the Geelong Cats team. He has expressed his love for the sport in various interviews.


Ben Mendelsohn has appeared in the following famous Aussie movies: