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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

A relative newcomer to film, Benedict Cumberbatch quickly established his reputation on television. For his portrayal of scientist Stephen Hawking in the television biopic Hawking he was nominated for a BAFTA and won the Golden Nymph Award at Monte Carlo Television Festival. He recently played a leading role in the television adaptation of William Golding's novel To the Ends of the Earth. The son of two actors, Benedict studied drama at LAMDA.

Benedict recently completed work on Tom Vaughan's feature Starter For Ten, and Joe Wright's feature adaptation of Ian McEwan's novel Atonement, starring alongside Keira Knightley, James McAvoy and co-star Romola Garai.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Benedict Cumberbatch Facts

Birth Name Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
BirthplaceUnited Kingdom
Height6' (1m83)  How tall is Benedict Cumberbatch compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Doctor Strange
Black Mass
The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Star Trek Into Darkness
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