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Benedict Cumberbatch


Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born and raised in London, England, UK. His parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch), are both actors. He is a grandson of submarine commander Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, and a great-grandson of diplomat Henry Arnold Cumberbatch. Cumberbatch attended Brambletye School ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 17 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Magik (post-production)
Lewis (voice)
 2016 The Hollow Crown (TV Mini-Series)
Richard III
- Richard III (2016) ... Richard III
- Henry VI Part 2 (2016) ... Richard III
 2013 Little Favour (Short)
Wallace
 2013 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Alan Rickman / Prime Minister
- Love Is a Many Splintered Thing (2013) ... Alan Rickman / Prime Minister (voice)
 2012 Girlfriend in a Coma (Documentary)
Dante (voice)
 2011 Wreckers
David
 2011 Curiosity (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Did God Create the Universe? (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
 2010 Third Star
James
 2010 Four Lions
Negotiator
 2009 Small Island (TV Movie)
Bernard
 2009 Burlesque Fairytales
Henry Clark
 2008 The Last Enemy (TV Mini-Series)
Stephen Ezard
 2007 Inseparable (Short)
Joe / Charlie
 2005 Broken News (TV Series)
Will Parker
- Hijack (2005) ... Will Parker
- Crime (2005) ... Will Parker
- Tomato Flu (2005) ... Will Parker
 2005 Nathan Barley (TV Series)
Robin
- Episode #1.4 (2005) ... Robin
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Robin
 2004 Hawking (TV Movie)
Stephen Hawking
 1998-2004 Heartbeat (TV Series)
Toby Fisher / Charles / Party Guest
- No Hard Feelings (2004) ... Toby Fisher
- The Good Doctor (2000) ... Charles
- Hot Rocks (1998) ... Party Guest (uncredited)
 2004 Dunkirk (TV Movie documentary)
Lt Jimmy Langley
 2003 MI-5 (TV Series)
Jim North
- Episode #2.1 (2003) ... Jim North (uncredited)
 2003 Cambridge Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Hand
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Edward Hand
 2003 To Kill a King
Royalist
 2002 Hills Like White Elephants (Short)
The Man
 2002 Tipping the Velvet (TV Mini-Series)
Freddy
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... Freddy
 2002 Fields of Gold (TV Movie)
Jeremy
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He acted in the play, "Pinocchio in the Park," at the Open Air Theatre in Regents Park, London, England with Martin Turner, Rebecca Johnson, Gary Wilmot, Rebecca Callard, Gideon Turner, Candida Benson, Timothy Kightley, Richard Frame, Adam Schiller, Christopher Godwin, Cameron Blakely, Alistair Robins, Karen Evans, Lottie Mayor... See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 7 Articles | 16 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benedikuto Kanbâbatchi

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

I can tell you I'm a huge fan of Downton Abbey (2010) and what I said was quite, quite clearly - to most intelligent New York Times readers - a joke. [on the comments he made about Downton Abbey (2010) on the New York Times] See more »

Trivia:

During his gap year, before studying Drama in Manchester University, he spent some time teaching English at a Tibetan monastery. See more »

Trademark:

Sharp cheekbones See more »

Nickname:

Ben

Star Sign:

Cancer

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