Biography

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English film, television, and theatre actor. His most acclaimed roles include: Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama "Hawking" (2004); William Pitt in the historical film "Amazing Grace" (2006); the protagonist Stephen Ezard in the miniseries thriller "The Last Enemy" (2008); Paul Marshall in "Atonement" (2007); Bernard in "Small Island" (2009); and Sherlock Holmes in the modern BBC adaptation series "Sherlock" (2010).

He is the son of actors Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch) and Wanda Ventham.

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Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English film, television, and theatre actor. His most acclaimed roles include: Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama "Hawking" (2004); William Pitt in the historical film "Amazing Grace" (2006); the protagonist Stephen Ezard in the miniseries thriller "The Last Enemy" (2008); Paul Marshall in "Atonement" (2007); Bernard in "Small Island" (2009); and Sherlock Holmes in the modern BBC adaptation series "Sherlock" (2010).

He is the son of actors Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch) and Wanda Ventham.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 97

Birthday 1976-07-19

Place of Birth Hammersmith, London, England, UK

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Also Known As

  • Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
  • Бенедикт Камбербетч
  • Бенедикт Камбербэтч
  • ベネディクト・カンバーバッチ
  • เบเนดิกต์ คัมเบอร์แบตช์
  • بيندكت كامبرباتش
  • 베네딕트 컴버배치
  • 班奈狄克·康柏拜區

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Rogue Male
How to stop time as Tom Hazard
The War Magician as Jasper Maskelyne
Flying Horse as Harry Larkyns
Magik as Lewis
2020 Doctor Strange 2 as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2019 Rio as (rumored)
2019 Untitled Avengers Movie as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2018 Patrick Melrose(0 episodes) as Patrick Melrose
2018 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! as Grinch
2018 Jungle Book as Shere Khan
2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2017 The Current War as Thomas Edison
2017 Thor: Ragnarok as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2017 The Child in Time as Stephen Lewis
2017 Walk with Me as Narrator
2017 Doctor Strange: Across Time and Space as Himself
2017 Doctor Strange: A Strange Transformation as Himself
2017 Sherlock: The Final Problem as Sherlock Holmes
2016 Naples '44 as Norman Lewis
2016 Doctor Strange as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2016 Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2016 Zoolander 2 as All
2016 Sherlock: The Abominable Bride as Sherlock Holmes
2015 National Theatre Live: Hamlet as Hamlet
2015 Black Mass as Billy Bulger
2015 The Battle of Dol Guldur as Necromancer (voice)
2015 There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut as Smaug (Voice)
2014 Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
2014 9 Kisses as Man at Costume Party
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Smaug / Necromancer (voice)
2014 Penguins of Madagascar as Classified (voice)
2014 The Imitation Game as Alan Turing
2014 The Appendices Part 10: The Journey to Erebor as Himself
2014 The Appendices Part 9: Into the Wilderland as Himself
2014 Unlocking Sherlock as Himself / Sherlock Holmes
2013 August: Osage County as Little Charles Aiken
2013 The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 as himself
2013 Wholock as Sherlock Holmes
2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as Smaug / The Necromancer
2013 Jerusalem as Narrator
2013 Little Favour as Wallace
2013 Fifty Years on Stage as Rosencrantz
2013 12 Years a Slave as William Ford
2013 The Fifth Estate as Julian Assange
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness as Khan Noonien Singh
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Necromancer
2012 WWI's Tunnels of Death The Big Dig(2 episodes) as Narrator
2012 Stephen Hawking's Grand Design(3 episodes)
2012 Parade's End(5 episodes) as Christopher Tietjens
2012 The Hollow Crown(6 episodes) as Richard III
2011 War Horse as Maj. Jamie Stewart
2011 Wreckers as David
2011 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy as Peter Guillam
2011 National Theatre Live: Frankenstein as The Creature / Victor Frankenstein
2010 The Whistleblower as Nick Kaufman
2010 Sherlock(21 episodes) as Sherlock Holmes
2010 Third Star as James
2010 Four Lions as The Negotiator
2010 Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking as Stephen Hawking
2010 Van Gogh: Painted with Words as Vincent Van Gogh
2010 Burlesque Fairytales as Henry Clark
2009 Small Island(2 episodes) as Bernard
2009 Small Island as Bernard
2009 Creation as Joseph Dalton Hooker
2009 The Turning Point as Guy Burgess
2009 South Pacific as narrator
2008 The Other Boleyn Girl as William Carey
2008 The Last Enemy(5 episodes) as Stephen Ezard
2008 The Last Enemy as Stephen Ezard
2007 Stuart: A Life Backwards as Alexander Masters
2007 Atonement as Paul Marshall
2007 Inseparable as Joe / Charlie
2006 Amazing Grace as William Pitt
2006 Starter for 10 as Patrick Watts
2006 The One Show(1 episode)
2005 Broken News(6 episodes) as Will Parker
2005 To the Ends of the Earth(3 episodes) as Edmund Talbot
2005 To the Ends of the Earth as Edmund Talbot
2005 Nathan Barley(2 episodes)
2005 Nathan Barley(1 episode) as Robin
2004 Agatha Christie's Marple(1 episode)
2004 Hawking as Stephen Hawking
2004 Dunkirk(3 episodes) as Lt Jimmy Langley
2004 Dunkirk as Lt Jimmy Langley
2003 Fortysomething(6 episodes) as Rory Slippery
2003 To Kill a King as Royalist
2003 Cambridge Spies(4 episodes) as Edward Hand
2002 Tipping the Velvet(3 episodes) as Freddy
2002 Tipping the Velvet as Freddy
2002 Fields of Gold as Jeremy
2002 Spooks(1 episode)
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode) as Himself
1996 Silent Witness(2 episodes)
1993 GMTV(1 episode)
1992 Heartbeat(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(2 episodes) as Benedict Cumberbatch

Production

How to stop timeProducer
2018 Patrick Melrose(0 episodes)Executive Producer
2017 The Child in TimeExecutive Producer

Sound

2005 The Man Who Predicted 9-11Vocal Coach

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