The screen is a magic medium, which has the power to allure audiences through emotions and romance between on-screen artists. Ben Aldridge is no exception as his on-screen bond with co-star Lacey Turner nurtured the heart of thousands of fans. Meanwhile, his real-life relationship is more climactic.
Ben is prominently known for portraying the role of Captain Charles James in the TV series Our Girl. Also, the native of England has acting credits on Fleabag (2016) and Toast (2010).
Ben Aldridge's On-screen Relationship; Link With Cast-Member Off The Screen!
With the release of the TV series Our Girl, Ben Aldridge is one of the essences in the series. He has been portraying the role of Captain Charles James since he was 29. In the series, he was married to Molly Dawes, portrayed by Lacey Turner.
At the end of the first series of Our Girl, Captain Charles got together with Molly. However, fans were disappointed as they witnessed the marriage ceremony of Charles and Molly. After that, tons of fans question flooded to Twitter relating to Captain Charles' marriage. Some fans were pleased with the pair's happy ending while some fans were asking the producer to make a special episode dedicated to Captain James and Molly's wedding.
Though the Ben and his on-screen wife were able to lure audiences by their romantic love affair in the first series, Lacey didn't continue her role in the second season. EastEnders star Lacey Turner explained saying that she had an amazing time working as Molly in Our Girl. But she, unfortunately, wasn't able to continue for the second series as she is currently busy working on EastEnders.
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Apart of his on-screen romance, in 2016, the rumor about Ben and his Our Girl co-star Michelle Keegan's chemistry swirled around Tabloids. Ben shared a photo, in which Michelle was resting her hand on his shoulder. After that fans couldn't resist them from assuming that they were dating each other. The rumor further caught fire after the two were spotted hugging on the set of Our Girl in South Africa.
Ben Aldridge poses with his cast member Michelle Keegan (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
Despite the allegations, Michelle is married to Mark Wright. In an interview with MSN news in June 2018, the two revealed that their relationship is nothing more than a close friendship.
As of now, Ben has remained mum revealing about his possible girlfriend and is not married.
Since Ben's personal relationship is under the radar, his fans have started to speculate to his sexuality as being gay. However, he makes sure not to answer any of question relating to his personal life.
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Ben Aldridge's Family
Ben adores his mom and his loves toward her can be observed on his social media accounts. On 27 May 2016, Ben uploaded a picture of his mom in an Instagram, kissing on her forehead.
Meanwhile, Ben also cherishes to spend time with his family members and loves to capture the memory, posting it to Instagram. On 9 October 2017, he Instagrammed a photo of his family members and wrote in a caption that he missed all those memories spent with them.
Recently on 12 August 2018, the UK-born actor shared the childhood image of him with his siblings and cousins.
Ben Aldridge with his siblings and cousins on 12 August 2018 (Photo: Instagram)
One of Ben's siblings, a sister name Emma is a Primary School Teacher in Exeter.
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Born on 12 November 1985, Ben Aldridge was born with the birth name Ben Charles Aldridge in Devon, England, UK. Ben stands at the height of 6' 1" (1.85 meters).
He completed his high schooling from St Peters C of E High School in Exeter. Ben took training from National Youth Theatre of Great Britain (from 2002 to 2006) and LAMDA ( 2005-2008).