Benedict Cumberbatch Celebrity Profile: Movies, Wife, Net WorthLast updated: February 26, 2020
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Who is Benedict Cumberbatch?
Benedict Cumberbatch is a British screen actor, best known for his role in the television show Sherlock that plays on BBC. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the main character, Sherlock Holmes.
He started his acting career in live theatre in 2001. Benedict Cumberbatch made his acting debut at the age of 12 in a theatre play called ‘A midsummer’s night dream’ starring as ‘Titania.’
Benedict Cumberbatch Best TV Shows
- Sherlock as Sherlock Home (since 2010)
- Hawking as Stephen Hawking (2004)
- The Hollow Crown as Richard III (2012-2016)
- The Child in Time as Stephen Lewis (2017)
- Patrick Melrose as Patrick Melrose (2018 miniseries)
Benedict Cumberbatch Movies and TV Shows
Benedict Cumberbatch Girlfriend/Wife
Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter have a son named Christopher Carlton (June 2015).
- Sophie Hunter (2014–Present) Benedict and Sophie Hunter tied the knot on 14th Feb 2015.
- Dakota Johnson (2013) Benedict was rumored to be dating actress, Dakota Johnson in December 2013
- Charlotte Asprey (2013) Benedict had an encounter with Charlotte Asprey in 2013.
- Katia Elizarova (2013) Benedict was rumored to be dating Russian Model, Katia Elizarova in Jan 2013.
- Lara Pulver (2012) Benedict was rumored to be dating British actress, Lara Pulver in Oct 2012.
- Liv Tyler (2012) Benedict was rumored to be dating American actress, Liv Tyler in Aug, 2012.
- Lydia Hearst (2012) Benedict is rumored to have hooked up with Lydia Hearst in March 2012.
- Anna Jones (2011 - 2012) Benedict Cumberbatch dated fashion designer Anna Jones from 2011 to 2012.
- Olivia Poulet (1999 - 2011) The couple dated from 1999 to January, 2011.
Benedict Cumberbatch Quotes
- "You have to sometimes just run with the problem rather than trying to solve it with hi-tech wizardry and lots of planning." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "Enjoy the journey of life and not just the endgame." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "If you can't fail, you can never get better." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "People always want to knock you when you're up." - Benedict Cumberbatch
- "I keep myself amused and others confused" - Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch House
This mansion features seven bedrooms, nine-and-a-half bathrooms, a cinema room, bar, five-car garage, gym and a library.
Location: Hidden Hills, California
Price: $13.2 million
Benedict Cumberbatch Garage
Benedict Cumberbatch Hobbies
- Scuba diving
Benedict Cumberbatch Fears and Phobias
- Benedict explained that after becoming a father, his biggest fear is “passing time.”
Benedict Cumberbatch Facts & Trivia
Met Professor Stephen Hawking twice before filming Hawking (2004) to prepare for the role. He then subsequently provided the voice of the physicist in “Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking” (2010) and “Stephen Hawking’s Grand Design” (2012) which both aired on Discovery Channel.
Is a huge fan of Robert Downey Jr. with whom he shares the iconic role of Sherlock Holmes.
According to ancestry.ca, he is related to famed astronaut Chris Hadfield.
Before becoming an actor, he was thinking to become a lawyer.
He has different eye colors due to a disease called Heterochromia.
Benedict Cumberbatch Major Awards
Best Leading Actor in Patrick Melrose (2018)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie in Sherlock (2010)
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