He acted in the New Shakespeare Company production of Paterson's play, "Merlin the Magnificent," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Alan Westaway, Laura Main, John Hodgkinson, Carol Macready, Benedict Cumberbatch, Liza Sadovy, Michael Medwin, Timothy Kightley, Michael Sadler, Rebecca Johnson, Caitlin,...
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[on being abducted in South Africa in 2005] It taught me that you come into this world as you leave it, on your own. It's made me want to live a life slightly less ordinary.
Posted a video of himself accepting the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise research funds for ALS, also known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease". Gehrig is not the only famous person to suffer from this disease: it also affects Stephen Hawking
, whom Cumberbatch has played.
Usually plays highly-intelligent and gifted characters