Benedict Cumberbatch

Cumberbatch at the 2019 [[San Diego Comic-Con]] Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. Known for his work on screen and stage, he has received various accolades, including a BAFTA TV Award, a Primetime Emmy Award and a Laurence Olivier Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and four Golden Globes. In 2014, ''Time'' magazine named him one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2015, he was appointed a CBE for services to performing arts and charity.

Cumberbatch studied drama at the Victoria University of Manchester and obtained a Master of Arts in classical acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He began acting in Shakespearean theatre productions before making his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of ''Hedda Gabler'' in 2005. Since then, he has starred in Royal National Theatre productions of ''After the Dance'' (2010) and ''Frankenstein'' (2011), winning the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for the latter. 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 film ''Hawking'' (2004). He gained wide recognition for portraying Sherlock Holmes in the series ''Sherlock'' from 2010 to 2017, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor. For playing the title role in the miniseries ''Patrick Melrose'' (2018), he won the BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor.

In films, Cumberbatch received nominations for the Academy Award for Best Actor for playing Alan Turing in ''The Imitation Game'' (2014) and a volatile rancher in ''The Power of the Dog'' (2021). He has acted in several period dramas, including ''Amazing Grace'' (2006), ''Atonement'' (2007), ''Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy'' (2011), ''12 Years a Slave'' (2013), ''The Current War'' (2017), ''1917'' (2019) and ''The Courier'' (2020). He has also starred in numerous blockbuster films portraying Khan in ''Star Trek Into Darkness'' (2013), Smaug and Sauron in ''The Hobbit'' film series (2012–2014), and Dr. Stephen Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including in the films ''Doctor Strange'' (2016) and ''Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness'' (2022). Provided by Wikipedia
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Published 2014
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Published 2010
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Published 2012
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Published 2021
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Published 2014
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Published 2021
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Published 2017
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Published 2013
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Published 2024
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Published 2007
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