An English actor, Joseph Mawle, came to prominence with the “Benjen Stark” role in one of the highly- acclaimed fantasy drama series to date, “Games of Thrones.” And his role in several TV series and films, along with his role in the TV series “Ripper Street,” contributed to his career.
Joseph Daniel Turner Mawle was born in Oxford, England, on 21st March 1974. He belongs to a family with having a history of farming, nine generations of his family were doing farming on the land in Warwickshire. He has two siblings, and all three of them grew up in a Victorian manor house near Warwickshire.
Joseph Mawle went to Croft prep school, located on the outskirts of Strat-upon-Avon. He was dyslexia and had struggled academically. So, he went to a boarding school for children with special needs. Later he was contracted with tinnitus and labyrinthitis, which took 70 percent of healing powers. Further, he studied BETC in performing arts from Stanford-upon-Avon college. He washed dishes plates in restaurants and worked as a fitness instructor, along with his college studies. Afterward, he was offered a scholarship at Bristol Old Vic’s theatre school to study acting.
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Joseph Mawle briefly worked as a special needs school’s assistant and left Bristol Old Vic’s theatre school. He started his on-screen journey in 2002 with a TV series, “Sir Gadabout, the Worst Knight in the Land.” Then appeared in “Dunkirk” in 2004. Afterward, he did a role in a romantic drama film, “Persuasion,” in 2007. And continued with “Freefall” in 2009 and “Five Daughters,” a real-life-based TV series in 2010.
Rise to Prominence
He was offered one of the most prominent roles till now, as Benjen Stark in 2011. He appeared in six episodes of a fantasy drama series, “Games of Thrones,” as Benjen Stark. These six episodes of the highly-acclaimed series made him star. Later he performed a supporting role in “The Cold Light of Day,” then was featured in “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” and was starred in “Shell,” which landed him with a nomination in BAFTA Film Awards. Then he did appear in several more films like “The Halloween” and “Man Divided.”
He became a quite popular actor from the time he started his career. His increased success has added a large margin to his wealth. As per the sources, his estimated net worth is $500,000. ‘
The actor is not so open about his personal life. He does not prefer sharing his private affairs. But a few details that surfaced about him states he is focusing on his career and is currently single.
Social Media Presence
Joseph Mawle isn’t very active on social media, but he recently has started his Instagram page. His Instagram handle has 320 followers as of now. He has shared pictures of himself from the sets. The actor does not have accounts on other social media platforms.