Benedict Cumberbatch

Place of birth:
London, England, UK:
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions, and made his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. Since then, he has starred in the Royal National Theatre productions After the Dance (2010) and Frankenstein (2011). In 2015, he played the title role in Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre. His television work includes appearances in Silent Witness (2002) and Fortysomething (2003) before playing Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking (2004). He has starred as Sherlock Holmes in the series Sherlock since 2010. He has also headlined Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Parade's End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016), and Patrick Melrose (2018). In the film, he has starred in Amazing Grace (2006), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Fifth Estate (2013), and The Imitation Game (2014). He also made a brief appearance in 1917 (2019). From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit film series. In superhero films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has played Dr. Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has received numerous accolades, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for Frankenstein, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Sherlock. His performance in The Imitation Game earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2015, he was appointed a CBE in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to the performing arts and to charity. The description above is from the Wikipedia article Benedict Cumberbatch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Dungeons & Dragons (2023)
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)
as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Gypsy Boy (2021)
Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021)
as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
The Power of the Dog (2021)
as Phil Burbank
The Electrical Life of Louis Wain (2021)
as Louis Wain
Antarctica (2021)
as Narrator
Letters Live from the Archive: Union Chapel (2021)
as Self
The Courier (2021)
as Greville Wynne
Letters Live from the Archive: Freemasons’ Hall (2021)
The Mauritanian (2021)
as Lt. Stuart Couch
Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King (2020)
as Self
1917 (2019)
as Colonel MacKenzie
The Tiger Who Came To Tea (2019)
as Daddy (voice)
Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019)
as Benedict Cumberbatch
Avengers: Endgame (2019)
as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019)
as Dominic Cummings
Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle (2018)
as Shere Khan
The Grinch Mini-Movies (2018)
as Grinch (voix)
The Grinch (2018)
as Grinch (voice)
The Child in Time (2018)
as Stephen Lewis
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years - The Evolution of Heroes (2018)
as Self
The Current War (2018)
as Thomas Edison
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Walk with Me (2017)
as Narrator
Magik (2016)
as Lewis
Naples '44 (2016)
as Norman Lewis
Doctor Strange (2016)
as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC (2016)
Zoolander 2 (2016)
as All
Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock (2016)
as Himself
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride (2016)
as Sherlock Holmes
National Theatre Live: Hamlet (2015)
as Hamlet
Black Mass (2015)
as Billy Bulger
9 Kisses (2014)
as Man at Costume Party
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)
as Smaug / Necromancer (voice)
Penguins of Madagascar (2014)
as Classified (voice)
The Imitation Game (2014)
as Alan Turing
The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Search and Rescue (2014)
as Agent Classified
Unlocking Sherlock (2014)
as Himself / Sherlock Holmes
August: Osage County (2013)
as Little Charles Aiken
Walking with Dinosaurs (2013)
as narration
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)
as Smaug / Necromancer
Jerusalem (2013)
as Narrator (voice)
Little Favour (2013)
as Wallace
National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage (2013)
as Rosencrantz
12 Years a Slave (2013)
as William Ford
The Fifth Estate (2013)
as Julian Assange
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
as Khan Noonien Singh
Solar Superstorms (2013)
as Narrator
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
as Necromancer
Frankenstein: A Modern Myth (2012)
as Self / Frankenstein / The Monster
Parade's End (2012)
as Christopher Tietjens
War Horse (2011)
as Maj. Jamie Stewart
Wreckers (2011)
as David
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
as Peter Guillam
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein (2011)
as The Creature / Victor Frankenstein
The Whistleblower (2010)
as Nick Kaufman
Unlocking Sherlock (2010)
as Himself
Third Star (2010)
as James
Four Lions (2010)
as The Negotiator
Van Gogh: Painted with Words (2010)
as Vincent Van Gogh
Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010)
as Stephen Hawking
Burlesque Fairytales (2010)
as Henry Clark
Creation (2009)
as Joseph Dalton Hooker
The Turning Point (2009)
as Guy Burgess
The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
as William Carey
Stuart: A Life Backwards (2007)
as Alexander Masters
Atonement (2007)
as Paul Marshall
Inseparable (2007)
as Joe / Charlie
Amazing Grace (2006)
as William Pitt
Starter for 10 (2006)
as Patrick Watts
The Man Who Predicted 9/11 (2005)
as Narrator (voice)
Hawking (2004)
as Stephen Hawking
To Kill a King (2003)
as Royalist
Tipping the Velvet (2002)
as Freddy
Fields of Gold (2002)
as Jeremy
Hills like white elephants (2002)
as The Man
Rogue Male
The War Magician
as Jasper Maskelyne
How to Stop Time
as Tom Hazard
The Courier
Executive Producer
The Mauritanian
The Child in Time
Executive Producer
The War Magician
How to Stop Time
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