Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

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Birthday
1, 2003 (age 14)
Birthplace
Beverly Hills, CA

Benedict Cumberbatch About

Best known for playing Sherlock Holmes on the crime drama series  Sherlock . He received an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Alan Turing in the film  The Imitation Game  and he had a supporting role in the Academy Award-winning film  12 Years a Slave . He later starred in the eponymous role in Marvel's  Doctor Strange  and in Showtime's  Patrick Melrose  as the title character.

Benedict Cumberbatch Before Fame

After graduating as an arts scholar from Harrow School, he spent a year teaching English at a Tibetan monastery in Darjeeling, India. He then went on to study drama at the  University of Manchester  and he received an MA in classical acting from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

Benedict Cumberbatch Trivial Things

In 2005, he received an Olivier Award nomination for his role as George Tesman in the Henrik Ibsen play Hedda Gabler. 

Benedict Cumberbatch Family Life

His parents are named Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton . He was dating actress Olivia Poulet in 2001 and, in February 2015, he married director and actress Sophie Hunter . He and Sophie welcomed a son named Christopher in June 2015 and a son named Hal in March 2017. 

Benedict Cumberbatch Associated With

He played a supporting role alongside Keira Knightley in the 2007 film Atonement.