10 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Westworld’s Ben Barnes

HBO’s Westworld is one of this fall’s hottest new shows with a cast of stars no one can get enough of! In the mix is British born actor Ben Barnes, who has shined as the crass a-hole, Logan. Relatively unknown to American audiences, Ben’s most notable role prior to Westworld was Prince Caspian in The Chronicles of Narnia movie franchise. Now with a hit show on his resume, and a new role in Netflix‘s Daredevil spinoff, The Punisher, it’s time we really got to know the 35-year-old heartthrob on the rise!

1. Ben got his first taste of the spotlight as a member of the short-lived British boyband Hyrise.
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2. If you can’t find enough about him on your average Internet search, try googling “Bin Bons.”
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3. He is a self-admitted terrible dancer.
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4. His favorite movie is This Is Spinal Tap.
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5. Ben got a degree in English and drama from Kingston University in 2004 before pursuing a career in front of the camera.
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6. He was one of four finalists for the role of Edward Cullen in the Twilight movie franchise.
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7. Aside from acting, Ben can sing, play piano and drums. (He was in a boyband duh!)
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8. He had to wear hair extensions for his role of Prince Caspian.
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9. His nickname is B-squared.
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10. He apparently has a copy of Rhindon, the sword Caspian receives from Peter in Prince Caspian, which he keeps next to his bed “in case of intruders.”
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