• English actor, known for his role as Benjen Stark in "Game of Thrones" (2011-2017) and Det. Insp. Jedediah Shine in "Ripper Street"
• Grew up near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire in a Victorian manor house
• Diagnosed with severe dyslexia and contracted labyrinthitis, leaving him with 70% impaired hearing in the upper register and tinnitus
• Obtained a BETC in performing arts and received a scholarship to study acting at Bristol Old Vic’s theatre school
• Net worth estimated at $500,000, currently single and focused on his career

Who is Joseph Mawle?

Joseph Mawle is an English actor, who came to prominence with the role of Benjen Stark in the highly-acclaimed TV drama series “Game of Thrones” (2011-2017), and also as Det. Insp. Jedediah Shine in the TV series “Ripper Street”, among other roles on which he’s worked so far in his career.


Joseph Mawle Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Joseph Daniel Turner Mawle on the 21st March 1974, in Oxford, England, he’s one of three children who grew up near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire in a Victorian manor house. His family has a history of farming in this area, as nine generations have been working on the land in Warwickshire.

To speak of his education, Joseph went to Croft prep school on the outskirts of Stratford-upon-Avon, however, he struggled academically, and was  eventually diagnosed with severe dyslexia, and as a result he attended a boarding school for children with special needs. His troubles continued as he then contracted labyrinthitis, which left him with 70% impaired hearing in the upper register and also tinnitus. Nevertheless, he still pursued education and attended local college at Stratford-upon-Avon, where he studied for a BETC in performing arts. During his studies, he worked as a fitness instructor and washed dishes in restaurants.

Joseph Mawle

After he obtained BETC, Joseph received a scholarship to study acting at Bristol Old Vic’s theatre school.

Career Beginnings

Joseph left Bristol Old Vic Theatre School the same year he enrolled, and worked briefly as an assistant at a special needs school. His on-screen acting debut was in the TV series “Sir Gadabout, the Worst Knight in the Land” (2002), while in 2004 he appeared in the historical drama television film “Dunkirk”, starring Timothy Dalton, Simon Russell Beale and Clive Brunt.

He continued with a role in the romantic drama film “Persuasion” (2007), then in the television drama film “Freefall” (2009), while in 2010 he featured in the TV mini-series “Five Daughters”, based on the real-life events happening in Ipswich in 2006, when five young women were murdered.

Rise to Prominence

In 2011 he secured one of his most prominent roles to date, as Benjen Stark in the TV fantasy drama series “Game of Thrones” (2011-2017), and appeared in six episodes of the highly-acclaimed series, but it was enough to make him a star.

The following year he had a supporting role in the action thriller film “The Cold Light of Day”, starring Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver, and also featured in the action fantasy horror film “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter”, and starred in the drama film “Shell”, which earned him a nomination for BAFTA Film Award. In 2014 he starred in the horror film “The Hallow”, with Bojana Novakovic and Michael McElhatton, while in 2017, he appeared in the film “Man Divided”.  Joseph has portrayed Scott Ruskin in the TV mini-series “Mother Father Son” (2019), and then layed George Orwell in the 2019 film “Mr. Jones”.

He hasn’t neglected TV appearances either, which include in 2022 as Adar in “The Lord of the Rings – the Rings of Power”, Captain Shipley in “1923” in 2023, and Sir Walter Raleigh in “Mary and George” in 2024.

Joseph Mawle Net Worth

Since he started his career, Joseph has become quite a popular actor, and his success has increased his wealth by a large margin. So, do you know how rich Joseph Mawle is, as of mid- 2024? Sources have estimated that Mawle’s net worth is over $2 million which is quite likely to increase in the years to come, assuming that he successfully continues his career.

Joseph Mawle Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Children

What do you know about Joseph’s personal life?

The actor hasn’t been very open when it comes to sharing details from his private affairs, but a few details have surfaced. According to sources, Joseph is currently single and focused on his rising career – there is no record of any relationships, or marriage. Hopefully, he changes his mind and starts sharing more information with his fans about his life away from the camera .

Joseph Mawle Social Media Presence and Appearance

Joseph has started social media pages – on Instagram but has only a few followers, and has shared pictures of himself from sets, especially from “Game of Thrones”.

He isn’t active on other social media. To speak of his appearance, Joseph is known for his long hair and beard, which is brown, while he has green eyes. He stands at 5ft 11ins, and weighs approximately 150lbs or 68kgs; for now, his vital statistics are unknown in the media.

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