Benedict Cumberbatch

Name:
Benedict Cumberbatch

Age:
42

Date of Birth:
Jul 19, 1976

Place of Birth:
Hammersmith, London, England

Occupation:
Actor

Parents:
Timothy Carlton, Wanda Ventham

Spouse:
Sophie Hunter (m. 2015)

Children:
2

Years active:
2000–present

Education:
Brambletye School, Harrow School

Benedict Cumberbatch - Summary Details

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio. Cumberbatch graduated from the Victoria University of Manchester and continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, obtaining a Master of Arts in Classical Acting. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions and made his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. Since then he has starred in the Royal National Theatre productions After the Dance (2010) and Frankenstein (2011). In 2015, he played William Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre.

Cumberbatch's television work includes appearances in Silent Witness (2002) and Fortysomething (2003) before playing Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking in 2004. He has starred as Sherlock Holmes in the series Sherlock since 2010. He has also headlined Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Parade's End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) and Patrick Melrose (2018). In film, Cumberbatch has starred in Amazing Grace (2006) as William Pitt the Younger, Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) as Khan, 12 Years a Slave (2013) as William Prince Ford, The Fifth Estate (2013) as Julian Assange and The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing. From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit film series. Cumberbatch portrays the Marvel Comics character Dr. Stephen Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Avengers: Infinity War (2018).

Cumberbatch has received numerous awards and nominations for acting including three Laurence Olivier Award nominations,...

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Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game

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As he succumbs to dragon-sickness, the King Under the Mountain, Thorin Oakenshield, sacrifices friendship and honor in his search for the legendary Arkenstone.
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The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

As he succumbs to dragon-sickness, the King Under the Mountain, Thorin Oakenshield, sacrifices friendship and honor in his search for the legendary Arkenstone.
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Black Mass

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Michael Apted Amazing Grace Interview

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The Bone Season

The Bone Season introduces a compelling heroine and also introduces an extraordinary young writer, with huge ambition and a teeming imagination. Samantha Shannon has...
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The Penguins of Madagascar

The Penguins of Madagascar are back in their very own feature film! Featuring the enterprising Penguins from DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar franchise, this 3D...
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