Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Age46Born on19 July 1976 in London, England, UK
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).
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Actor

Patrick Melrose
Patrick Melrose
38 votes
Stephen Hawking's Grand Design
Onbekend
0 votes
Parade's End
Christopher Tietjens
10 votes
Sherlock
Sherlock Holmes
913 votes
Small Island
Bernard
0 votes
South Pacific
Narrator (voice)
0 votes
The Last Enemy
Stephen Ezard
2 votes
To The Ends Of The Earth
Edmund Talbot
0 votes
Dunkirk
Lt Jimmy Langley
0 votes
FortySomething
Rory Slippery
0 votes
The 39 Steps
Richard Hannay
0 votes

Executive Producer

Patrick Melrose
Patrick Melrose

guest Roles

Saturday Night Live
Episode 47x19
2022
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 09x128
2022
Marvel Studios: Legends
Episode 01x15
2022
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 29x20
2022
Late Night with Seth Meyers
Episode 09x31
2021
Marvel's What If...?
Episode 01x09
2021
Marvel's What If...?
Episode 01x08
2021
Marvel's What If...?
Episode 01x04
2021
Marvel Studios: Legends
Episode 01x11
2021
Marvel Studios: Legends
Episode 01x08
2021
The Simpsons
Episode 32x19
2021
Good Omens
Episode 01x06
2019
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Episode 16x56
2018
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 23x03
2018
Saturday Night Live
Episode 42x05
2016
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 20x05
2016
The Hollow Crown
Episode 02x03
2016
The Hollow Crown
Episode 02x02
2016
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 18x09
2015
The Daily Show
Episode 20x26
2014
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 01x164
2014
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 16x05
2014
Conan (2010)
Episode 2013x155
2013
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 2013x154
2013
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 14x01
2013
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Episode 2013x77
2013
The Graham Norton Show
Episode 13x05
2013
The Simpsons
Episode 24x12
2013
The Jonathan Ross Show
Episode 01x02
2011
Alan Carr: Chatty Man
Episode 05x06
2011
Agatha Christie's Marple
Episode 04x02
2009
Heartbeat (1992)
Episode 13x17
2004
Spooks
Episode 02x01
2003
Cambridge Spies
Episode 01x02
2003
Tipping the Velvet
Episode 01x01
2002
Silent Witness
Episode 06x06
2002
Silent Witness
Episode 06x05
2002
Heartbeat (1992)
Episode 09x19
2000