Benjamin Smith (actor)

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Benjamin Smith
Born (1989-12-27) 27 December 1989 (age 27)
Edgware, north London, England
Other names Ben Smith
Occupation Actor
Years active 1993–present

Benjamin Smith (born 27 December 1989)[1][unreliable source] is an English actor.

Smith played Damien Trotter in Only Fools and Horses from 2001 to 2003.

In a 2016 poll of the most detestable characters on British television conducted by the BBC, Smith came top for his portrayal of Del Boys son Damien.

Among Smith's other early roles are Holby City, Goodnight Mister Tom and Second Sight. He played Luke in the 2006 Doctor Who episode "School Reunion" and Joey Frazier in BBC's "Hustle". He played Jack in the BBC's Sherlock Holmes and the Baker Street Irregulars (2007).

In 2008, he played Tegs on EastEnders and Donny on Skins.

Smith also appeared in Teachers, The Bill and Help! I'm a Teenage Outlaw. He had a recurring guest role in the first series of the E4 series Misfits (2009). That year he also appeared in the film Nowhere Boy. In 2010 he was the main character in episode 2 of the Jimmy McGovern-penned BBC drama serial Accused, where he played Frankie, a young soldier who seeks revenge on an army corporal after his friend commits suicide due to the corporal's actions.[2]

In the following few years Smith had roles in Scott & Bailey, The Honourable Woman and Common, also written by Jimmy McGovern. In 2015 he appeared in the Channel 4 police comedy-drama No Offence.


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