Benedict Cumberbatch

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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.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2004: Stephen Hawking - Hawking
2011: David - Wreckers
2010: Henry Clark - Burlesque Fairytales
2007: Joe / Charlie - Inseparable
2013: Julian Assange - The Fifth Estate
2011: The Creature / Victor Frankenstein - National Theatre Live: Frankenstein
2014: Alan Turing - The Imitation Game
2016: Lewis - Magik
2013: Narrator - Jerusalem
2013: Wallace - Little Favour
2014: Himself / Sherlock Holmes - Unlocking Sherlock
2018: Grinch (voice) - The Grinch
2015: Hamlet - National Theatre Live: Hamlet
2018: Stephen Lewis - The Child in Time
2019: Thomas Edison - The Current War
2017: Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock: The Final Problem
2022: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange - Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
2019: Dominic Cummings - Brexit: The Uncivil War
Phil Burbank - The Power of the Dog
2007: Alexander Masters - Stuart: A Life Backwards
2010: James - Third Star
2010: Vincent Van Gogh - Van Gogh: Painted with Words
Harry Larkyns - Flying Horse
Jasper Maskelyne - The War Magician
2016: Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
Tom Hazard - How to Stop Time
Rogue Male
2016: Norman Lewis - Naples '44
2009: Guy Burgess - The Turning Point
2017: Narrator - Walk with Me
Gypsy Boy
2012: Christopher Tietjens - Parade's End
2020: Greville Wynne - The Courier
2019: The Grinch (voice) - The Dog Days of Winter
Louis Wain - Louis Wain
2019: Daddy (voice) - The Tiger Who Came To Tea
Lt. Stuart Couch - Prisoner 760
2013: Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock: Many Happy Returns
2006: William Pitt - Amazing Grace
2011: Maj. Jamie Stewart - War Horse
2015: Billy Bulger - Black Mass
2018: Shere Khan - Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle
2014: Man at Costume Party - 9 Kisses
Rio
2018: Himself - Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock
2013: Smaug / Necromancer - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
2013: William Ford - 12 Years a Slave
2016: Shakespeare Live! From the RSC
2015: Smaug - J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit
2009: Joseph Dalton Hooker - Creation
2006: Patrick Watts - Starter for 10
2010: Nick Kaufman - The Whistleblower
2011: Peter Guillam - Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
2014: Classified (voice) - Penguins of Madagascar
2018: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange - Avengers: Infinity War
2012: Self / Frankenstein / The Monster - Frankenstein: A Modern Myth
2010: The Negotiator - Four Lions
2013: Khan Noonien Singh - Star Trek Into Darkness
2014: Smaug / Necromancer (voice) - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
2007: Paul Marshall - Atonement
2008: William Carey - The Other Boleyn Girl
2013: Rosencrantz - National Theatre Live: Fifty Years on Stage
2019: Colonel MacKenzie - 1917
2002: Freddy - Tipping the Velvet
2019: Himself - Between Two Ferns: The Movie
2017: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange - Thor: Ragnarok
2019: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange - Avengers: Endgame
2013: Little Charles Aiken - August: Osage County
2018: Himself - Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years - The Evolution of Heroes
2002: Jeremy - Fields of Gold
2003: Royalist - To Kill a King
2016: All - Zoolander 2
2014: Himself (archive footage) - Lennon or McCartney
2012: Necromancer - The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
2016: Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange - Doctor Strange

TV CREDITS:
2006: The One Show
2012: Richard III - The Hollow Crown
1996: Silent Witness
2005: Will Parker - Broken News
2008: Stephen Ezard - The Last Enemy
2004: Lt Jimmy Langley - Dunkirk
2002: Freddy - Tipping the Velvet
2003: Rory Slippery - Fortysomething
1993: GMTV
2009: Bernard - Small Island
1992: Heartbeat
2002: Spooks
2004: Luke Fitzwilliam - Agatha Christie's Marple
2005: Edmund Talbot - To the Ends of the Earth
2012: Christopher Tietjens - Parade's End
2012: Stephen Hawking's Grand Design
2010: Sherlock Holmes - Sherlock
1996: Himself - The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
2005: Robin - Nathan Barley
2018: Patrick Melrose - Patrick Melrose
2012: Narrator - WWI's Tunnels of Death The Big Dig
2003: Edward Hand - Cambridge Spies
2009: Narrator (voice) - South Pacific
2010: Stephen Hawking - Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
2007: Himself - The Graham Norton Show
1975: Himself - Host - Saturday Night Live
2003: Jimmy Kimmel Live!
2007: Himself - Presenter - Have I Got a Bit More News for You
2019: Satan (voice) - Good Omens
1997: Himself - The View
1989: The Simpsons