James bond and london spy actor ben whishaw has also appeared in the new paddington-the-bear films playing the inquisitive bear himself. In 2017 year he starred in the acclaimed a very english scandal. In 2015 he starred in london spy which earned him a bafta nomination. Is ben whishaw gay? It seems as though ben whishaw is gay and not bisexual. ben whishaw appeared in qs role in the 23rd james bond movie, skyfall, as well as with 007 in the forthcoming 2020 movie no time to die. He directed at the acclaimed a very english scandal last year. He starred in london spy in 2015 which earned him a nomination for bafta. Skyfall actor ben whishaw officially comes out as gay, reveals he is married. By cavan sieczkowski skyfall actor ben whishaw has officially come out as gay. In a statement obtained by the daily mail over the weekend, whishaws rep confirmed the actor is gay and has been married to his partner, australian composer mark bradshaw, for a year now. The couple met on the set of bright star when he played the role of john keats. His first television series is black cab(2000),he has a role in ryan in the episodework. He has won independent film awards for his movie named my brother tom(2001). whishaw, who plays q in the james bond films skyfall (2012) and spectre (2015), opened up about his sexuality in a new interview with the sunday times magazine published on march 24. news people ben whishaw on the courage it takes to come out as gay. Ben whishaw says he has no problem with straight actors playing gay characters so long as a similar range of opportunity is provided for openly lgbtq performers, too. The star of mary poppins returns and a very english scandal has never been one to play it safe, tackling a variety of roles since confirming he identifies as. Ben whishaw, the british actor who began his role as gadget guru q in the latest james bond movie skyfall, has confirmed he is gay and married to boyfriend mark bradshaw. Benjamin john whishaw (born ) is an inglis actor. He haes played on stage hamlet on telly nathan barley, criminal justice, the hour an london spy an film roles includin perfume the story of a murderer (2006), im not there (2007), bright star (2009), brideshead revisited (2008), cloud atlas (2012), the lobster (2015), suffragette (2015), the danish girl (2015).