Benjamin Wallfisch (Composer)
Born: 7th August 1979, London, UK
Benjamin Mark Lasker Wallfisch is a British composer, conductor, orchestrator, and producer of film scores. Since the mid-2000s, he has worked on over 75 feature films, including composing original scores for Blade Runner 2049, Shazam!, It, It Chapter Two, The Invisible Man, Hidden Figures and A Cure For Wellness.
In 2017, he was jointly nominated with Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer for Best Original Score at the 74th Golden Globe Awards for his work on Hidden Figures, and a BAFTA Award and Grammy Award for Blade Runner 2049. In 2020, he was nominated as 'Film Composer of the Year' in the World Soundtrack Awards for the second consecutive year.
Wallfisch's movies have made over $2.5 billion in worldwide box office receipts, and in 2019 Variety inducted him into their ‘Billion Dollar Composer’ series in recognition of this.