Saturday 1 October 2016

This is what Ben from Lost looks like now

Published 06/07/2016 | 11:42

Michael Emerson as Ben in Lost
Michael Emerson as Ben in Lost
Actor Michael Emerson attends the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios in New York on July 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actor Michael Emerson attends the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios in New York on July 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Actor Michael Emerson attends the AOL Build Speaker Series at AOL Studios in New York on July 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Michael Emerson played one of the best tv villains in recent history.

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As leader of The Others, Ben Linus in Lost was equal parts evil, mannerly and tragic before his time on the show wrapped in 2010. And he was the undisputed king of mysterious musings, who perfected speaking in riddles (which we still don't understand), like this:

 

He managed to escape relatively unscathed from the pressure of nabbing another role on a series after starring in one of the biggest tv shows of all time. In 2011, he began his part in Person of Interest opposite Jim Caviezel, which definitely isn't as big as Lost, but it's approaching its fifth season and pays the bills.

It looks like Ben took some time travel skincare tips on the Island because he looks the same now as he did when we first met him 10 years ago.

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Albeit much happier...

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