Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. Known for his roles on the screen and stage, he has received various accolades throughout his career, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a British Academy Television Award, and a Laurence Olivier Award. Cumberbatch won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Frankenstein and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Sherlock. His performances in the dramas The Imitation Game (2014) and The Power of the Dog (2021) earned him nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award, all for Best Actor in a Leading Role. For playing the title role in five-part drama miniseries Patrick Melrose, he won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. In 2014 Time magazine included him in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2015 he was appointed a CBE by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to the performing arts and to charity. A graduate of the Victoria University of Manchester, Cumberbatch 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 the title role in Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre. Cumberbatch's television work includes his performance as Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking in 2004. He gained worldwide recognition for his performance as Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock from 2010 to 2017. He has also headlined Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Parade's End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016), Patrick Melrose (2018), and Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019). In films, 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. He also acted in the historical dramas The Current War (2017), 1917 (2019) and The Courier (2020), and received critical acclaim for his performance in Jane Campion's Western drama The Power of the Dog (2021). From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and Sauron in The Hobbit film series. Cumberbatch portrays Dr. Stephen Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, beginning with Doctor Strange (2016), and also voiced the character in the animated series What If...? (2021).
Known For Acting
Most Rating 77.926
Birthday 1976-07-19
Place of Birth London, England, UK
Also Known As Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, Бенедикт Камбербетч, ベネディクト・カンバーバッチ, เบเนดิกต์ คัมเบอร์แบตช์, بيندكت كامبرباتش, 베네딕트 컴버배치, Μπένεντικτ Κάμπερμπατς, 本尼迪克特·康伯巴奇, 班奈狄克·康柏拜區 ,
Hawking
2004

Hawking

Wreckers
2011

Wreckers

Burlesque Fairytales
2010

Burlesque Fairytales

Inseparable
2007

Inseparable

The Fifth Estate
2013

The Fifth Estate

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein
2011

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

The Imitation Game
2014

The Imitation Game

Magik

Magik

Jerusalem
2013

Jerusalem

Little Favour
2013

Little Favour

Unlocking Sherlock
2014

Unlocking Sherlock

The Grinch
2018

The Grinch

National Theatre Live: Hamlet
2015

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

The Child in Time
2018

The Child in Time

The Current War
2018

The Current War

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
2022

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The Courier
2021

The Courier

Brexit: The Uncivil War
2019

Brexit: The Uncivil War

The Power of the Dog
2021

The Power of the Dog

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
2021

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Stuart: A Life Backwards
2007

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Third Star
2010

Third Star

Van Gogh: Painted with Words
2010

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

The War Magician

The War Magician

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
2016

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time

Rogue Male

Rogue Male

Naples '44
2016

Naples '44

The Turning Point
2009

The Turning Point

Walk with Me
2017

Walk with Me

Gypsy Boy

Gypsy Boy

Parade's End
2012

Parade's End

The Tiger Who Came to Tea
2019

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Hills Like White Elephants
2002

Hills Like White Elephants

Letters Live from the Archive: Freemasons’ Hall
2021

Letters Live from the Archive: Freemasons’ Hall

Antarctica
2021

Antarctica

The Man Who Predicted 9/11
2005

The Man Who Predicted 9/11

Solar Superstorms
2013

Solar Superstorms

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

The Hood

The Hood

Amazing Grace
2006

Amazing Grace

9 Kisses
2014

9 Kisses

Rio

Rio

Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock
2016

Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock

The Mauritanian
2021

The Mauritanian

Spider-Man: No Way Home
2021

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
2010

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Unlocking Sherlock
2010

Unlocking Sherlock

Cristiano Ronaldo: World at His Feet
2014

Cristiano Ronaldo: World at His Feet

The Making of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
2022

The Making of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

12 Years a Slave
2013

12 Years a Slave

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
2018

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Morning

Morning

Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home
2022

Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2016

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

The Grinch Mini-Movies
2018

The Grinch Mini-Movies

Stephen Hawking Biography
2013

Stephen Hawking Biography

Starter for 10
2006

Starter for 10

The Whistleblower
2010

The Whistleblower

Penguins of Madagascar
2014

Penguins of Madagascar

Black Mass
2015

Black Mass

Avengers: Infinity War
2018

Avengers: Infinity War

Frankenstein: A Modern Myth
2012

Frankenstein: A Modern Myth

Behind the Scenes With Jane Campion
2022

Behind the Scenes With Jane Campion

Creation
2009

Creation

Four Lions
2010

Four Lions

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
2011

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Star Trek Into Darkness
2013

Star Trek Into Darkness

War Horse
2011

War Horse

The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Search and Rescue
2014

The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Search and Rescue

Sherlock: Many Happy Returns
2013

Sherlock: Many Happy Returns

Atonement
2007

Atonement

The Other Boleyn Girl
2008

The Other Boleyn Girl

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
2014

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage
2013

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

1917
2019

1917

Letters Live from the Archive: Union Chapel
2021

Letters Live from the Archive: Union Chapel

Avengers: Endgame
2019

Avengers: Endgame

Thor: Ragnarok
2017

Thor: Ragnarok

August: Osage County
2013

August: Osage County

Between Two Ferns: The Movie
2019

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Chadwick Boseman:  A Tribute for a King
2020

Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

Walking with Dinosaurs
2013

Walking with Dinosaurs

Fields of Gold
2002

Fields of Gold

Zoolander 2
2016

Zoolander 2

Tipping the Velvet
2002

Tipping the Velvet

Girlfriend in a Coma
2012

Girlfriend in a Coma

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

To Kill a King
2003

To Kill a King

Marvel Studios' 2021 Disney+ Day Special
2021

Marvel Studios' 2021 Disney+ Day Special

Doctor Strange
2016

Doctor Strange