Once, while debating the importance (or lack thereof) of industry awards during a Q&A, David Milch was corrected when he said that his previous hit, Deadwood, had been overlooked. Not so. Actor Ian McShane had won for his unforgettable portrayal of Al Swearangen, a cunning and ruthless saloon owner. Milch quickly replied: "True, but that was just a Golden Globe.
The name Ben Whishaw may not be as recognizable as Heath Ledger or Mel Gibson on this side of the pond. However in Brititan, the 24-year-old actor has made quite a name for himself on the London stage, impressing people like Kevin Spacey with his work.