Ben Bailey Smith - Biography

Last Modified: Jul 21, 2022

Ben Bailey Smith
Profession: Actor
Best Known For: Persuasion
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: Under Review

Personal Details

Born on : September 21, 1977 (age 46)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Benjamin Harvey Bailey Smith
Birth Place: Kilburn, London, England
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: Harvey Smith
Mother's Name: Yvonne Smith (Bailey)
Siblings: 2

Zadie Smith (older sister)
Luke Smith (younger brother)

High School: Hampstead School
Ethnicity: Multi-ethnic (Jamaican, English)
Nationality: British


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Children: 2


Body Measurements

Height: N/A
Weight: N/A
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Dark Brown
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Who is Ben Bailey Smith?

Ben Bailey Smith, aka Doc Brown, is an actor, comedian, singer, rapper, writer by profession, and British by nationality. He is best known for starring in the TV series Law & Order: UK, Strange Hill High, and the films Persuasion.

Ben Bailey Smith – Age, Parents Siblings

Ben Bailey Smith’s birth took place on 21 September 1977 in Kilburn, London, England. His birth name is Benjamin Harvey Bailey Smith. His father’s name is Harvey Smith and his mother’s name is Yvonne Smith (Bailey) and their age difference is around 30 years. His parents raised him in the Willesden area alongside his two siblings- older sister Zadie Smith, a novelist and essayist, and younger brother Luke Smith.

Ben Bailey Smith with his mother and siblings (top); with his father and sister (bottom) (Image: Instagram)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Ben Bailey Smith attended Hampstead School. His ethnicity includes Jamaican (from his mother’s side) and English (from his father’s side).

Ben Bailey Smith – Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Ben Bailey Smith’s relationship is believed to be single sans a girlfriend. His former girlfriend was believed to be Siobhan Smith. He has also two children- daughters and the older one was born in 2005 while other details are unknown.

Ben Bailey Smith with his daughters (Image: Instagram- posted June 2022)

Ben Bailey Smith – Career

Music, Rap, Comedy

For his career in music, he opted the name Doc Brown, which he had been using since high school. In 2000, he began performing as a battle rapper, showing off his skills at the numerous nightclubs around Camden Lock, Soho. Since launching his music career, he has released six albums- Citizen Smith: Volume One (2004), The Document (2005), Poisonous Poetry (2005), Citizen Smith: Volume Two: Nothing to Lose (2006), Another Way (2008), Stemma (2017).

As a comedian, Ben Bailey Smith has also appeared in BBC series Rev and Miranda, Channel 4's The Inbetweeners, CBBC series Big Babies, Channel 4’s Derek, and BBC’s 4 O'Clock Club.

Films, Series

Smith’s debut screen role was in the 2007 film Wishbaby as Colin. Since then he has appeared in the episodes of the TV series Big Babies (2010), Hunted (2012), Law & Order: UK (2014), Strange Hill High (2013-2014), 4 O'Clock Club (2012-2015), Bounty Hunters (2017), Cleaning Up (2019), The Split (2020), 101 Dalmatian Street (2018-2020), Des (2020), Suspicion (2022), Y Golau (2022), among others.

Moreover, over the years, Ben Bailey Smith has also starred in the films Other Side of the Game (2010), David Brent: Life on the Road (2016), Level Up (2016), StarDog and TurboCat (2019), Cinderella (2021), Persuasion (2022), The Artist, etc and in the TV movie Ratburger (2017), Damilola, Our Loved Boy (2016), among others.

Ben Bailey Smith, Mia McKenna-Bruce in Persuasion (Image: The Independent)


On the set of Persuasion, Ben Bailey Smith starred alongside Edward Bluemel, Lydia Rose Bewley, Izuka Hoyle, Jenny Rainsford, and Janet Henfrey.

Ben Bailey Smith – Net Worth, Salary

The figure on the net worth and annual salary of Ben Bailey Smith is under review

Ben Bailey Smith – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

Smith is active on Instagram with thousands of followers but is absent from Twitter and Facebook.

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