His credits at London's Royal Court Theatre include Bérenger in "Rhinoceros" by Eugène Ionesco
, Eisenring in "The Arsonists" by Max Frisch
(2007) and Chris in "The City", a new play by Martin Crimp
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I've been very lucky at what's happened in my career to date, but playing something as far from me as possible is an ambition of mine - anything from a mutated baddy in a comic book action thriller, to a detective. If anything, I'd like Gary Oldman's career: he's the perfect example of it. I've love to have a really broad sweep of characters - to be able to do something edgy, surprising and ...
Good friends with Jonny Lee Miller
, with whom he shared the central roles of Victor Frankenstein and his Creature in Danny Boyle
's stage production Frankenstein
(2011). Coincidentally, Miller was cast as Sherlock Holmes in Elementary
(2012) and Cumberbatch has been playing the legendary detective in Sherlock
(2010) since July 2010.
Piercing blue-green eyes