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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch


Birth Name :

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch

Birth Date :

July 19, 1976

Birth Place :

London, England, UK

Claim to fame :

As Stephen Hawking in TV movie "Hawking" (2004)

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Kathy Griffin Attend 'CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute'

November 19, 2014 02:52:51 GMT

Many stars were in attendance at "CNN Heroes: An All Star Tribute" at American Museum of Natural History which took place on November 18, 2014 in New York City. Among those hitting the red carpet at the event honoring ordinary people who help others with their inspirational works were , , and .

Benedict Cumberbatch Suits Up for 'Penguins of Madagascar' N.Y. Premiere

November 17, 2014 09:21:19 GMT

"" took over New York City on Sunday, November 16 for its premiere. Taking place at Winter Village at Bryant Park Ice Rink, the event was attended by the voice cast, including , , and Christopher Knights.

'Imitation Game' and 'Gone Girl' Lead Winners of 2014 Hollywood Film Awards

November 15, 2014 05:05:07 GMT

The winners at the 18th annual Hollywood Film Awards were announced in a telecast hosted by at the Hollywood Paladium on Friday night, November 14 in Los Angeles. Alan Turing biopic "" and David Fincher's adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel "" won big at the event.

Benedict Cumberbatch Engaged to Sophie Hunter

November 05, 2014 21:28:45 GMT

is set to marry his longtime girlfriend Sophie Hunter. The British actor, 38, and the theater director, 36, announce their engagement in a small notice published on the page 57 of U.K. magazine The Times of London.

Kevin Feige Addresses Rumor of Spider-Man Joining Avengers

October 29, 2014 08:29:22 GMT

Will Spider-Man cross paths with on the big screen? Responding to rumor that the web slinger would join the Earth's Mightiest Heroes in Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kevin Feige neither confirmed nor denied it.

Benedict Cumberbatch in Final Talks to Star in 'Dr. Strange'

October 28, 2014 00:39:54 GMT

It eventually came back to . Marvel Studios reportedly is in final talks with the "" actor to have him star as the doctor-turned-sorcerer-supreme in superhero film "Dr. Strange".

Benedict Cumberbatch Says He Will Fight Anti-Gay Extremists 'to the Death'

October 15, 2014 08:13:40 GMT

talks about tolerance and sexuality in Hollywood among others in the latest issue of Out magazine. The British actor, who voices the dragon Smaug in "", shares his thoughts on the topics while promoting his new movie in an interview.

Keira Knightley and Benedict Cumberbatch Premiere 'Imitation Game' at London Film Fest

October 09, 2014 04:52:48 GMT

and helped kick off the 58th BFI London Film Festival with the premiere of their new movie "". The rainy day didn't dampen their spirit. The two were all smiles posing for photographers under an umbrella.

'Imitation Game' Won 2014 TIFF's People's Choice Award

September 15, 2014 00:31:56 GMT

"" essentially won Grolsch People's Choice Award at the 38th Toronto Film Festival. This only means that the drama starring is at greater chance to enter the Oscar race next year.

Benedict Cumberbatch Rumored for Martian Manhunter in 'Justice League'

September 04, 2014 05:54:59 GMT

is reportedly considered to join "Justice League" which is expected to follow up "". The English actor is rumored to portray the Martian Manhunter in the upcoming flick.

Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Gives Hilarious Speech at GQ Men of the Year Awards

September 04, 2014 02:37:03 GMT

A hilarious video of 's rambling speech has gone viral. The "" actor, who was honored with Actor of the Year award at 2014 GQ Men of the Year Awards on Tuesday, September 2 was a bit incoherent after having a few drinks at the event.

Benedict Cumberbatch Strips Down for Ice Bucket Challenge

August 23, 2014 03:48:39 GMT

finally completed Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by , Adelaide Clemens and writer Juno Temple. He got doused five times in a two-minute video posted on YouTube by Moto Neurone Disease Association on Friday, August 22.

Benedict Cumberbatch to Voice Shere Khan in Andy Serkis' 'Jungle Book'

August 20, 2014 03:57:28 GMT

is tapped for Warner Bros' "", The Hollywood Reporter learns. The actor who voices dragon Smaug in the last two installments of Peter Jackson's "Hobbit" saga is booked to voice Shere Khan in the adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's Mowgli tale.

Benedict Cumberbatch Addresses Doctor Strange Rumor

July 25, 2014 07:09:25 GMT

Will play Doctor Strange in new Marvel film? The British actor is rumored for the role along with the likes of and , and now while talking to MTV News, he responds to the casting report.

Benedict Cumberbatch Is WW II Code Breaker in 'The Imitation Game' Trailer

July 22, 2014 02:01:54 GMT

The first trailer of "" shows pulling all strings as British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing. The movie covers Turin's entire life, particularly the period when he worked hard to help break Germany's "Enigma" code during World War II.

First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch's Character in 'Penguins of Madagascar'

June 11, 2014 09:04:41 GMT

A picture from "The Penguins of Madagascar" arrives online. It gives a first look at Classified, an alpha wolf who leads a covert protective agency for animals. The new animated character will be voiced by "" actor .

Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch Eyed for 'Dr. Strange'

June 08, 2014 14:27:36 GMT

Two more contenders reported to portray the lead role in Marvel's new superhero movie "Dr. Strange" are revealed. After 's name is mentioned, now Deadline reports that British stars and are added to the mix.

Benedict Cumberbatch Replaces Guy Pearce in 'Black Mass'

May 22, 2014 04:42:04 GMT

has joined the cast ensemble of Whitey Bulger biopic "". He is brought in as a last minute replacement for who departed the project due to scheduling conflicts. "We were not able to make it work with Guy," Cross Creek Pictures president Brian Oliver told Variety.

Benedict Cumberbatch Confirmed to Portray Hamlet in London Stage Play

March 27, 2014 04:36:17 GMT

is set to return to the London stage next year. He is officially tapped to play a lead role in a stage production of William Shakespeare's classic tale "Hamlet". It is directed by Lyndsey Turner and produced by Sonia Friedman.

Full List of 2014 Oscars Presenters Announced

February 24, 2014 15:21:28 GMT

The full list of celebrities who will take the stage on March 2 to present the Oscars was unleashed on Monday, February 24. Among the famous names are , , , and .

Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Meets 'Sherlock' 'Arch-Nemesis' on 'Sesame Street'

February 05, 2014 02:55:16 GMT

has stopped by "Sesame Street" to help the muppets deduce a math problem. In a new clip from the children's show, the "" star faces off "" "arch-nemesis" and is confused with his famous TV role of the eccentric detective.

Co-Creator Says 'Sherlock' Will Last Until Benedict Cumberbatch 'Gets Too Famous'

January 21, 2014 03:36:00 GMT

"" is not nearing its end date yet despite previous speculations that the third season would be the last for the show. Speaking at the TCA winter press tour on Monday, January 20, co-creator and executive producer Steven Moffat said the show would continue as long as lead actor was available.

Benedict Cumberbatch Had Reservations About Taking 'Sherlock' Role

January 17, 2014 03:18:13 GMT

is now a household name thanks to the popular British series, "". But the actor has just revealed that he nearly missed a chance to gain worldwide fame as he almost turned down the role.

First Look at Benedict Cumberbatch as Alan Turing in 'Imitation Game'

December 27, 2013 04:00:06 GMT

The first official still from "" has landed online. It shows playing Alan Turing, a genius mathematician who cracked Nazi Germany's Enigma code during World War II. Not only did his research and design help shorten the length of conflict but it also paved the way for future ideas in computer science.

Video: Benedict Cumberbatch Recites R. Kelly's Raunchy 'Genius' on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

December 06, 2013 03:10:48 GMT

turned up the heat on "" Wednesday, December 4. Stopping by the ABC talk show to promote his new movie "", the British actor was asked to recite 's single "Genius".

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' Cast Hits Black Carpet of L.A. Premiere

December 03, 2013 07:12:58 GMT

The stars of "" turned up at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood on Monday night, December 2 for the movie premiere. , who reprises his "Lord of the Rings" role as Legolas, was among those who arrived first.

Robert Pattinson to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in 'The Lost City of Z'

November 07, 2013 01:43:17 GMT

is on board to join a true-story adventure film "". The "" star is set to join "" actor in the project which will be directed by James Gray.

Benedict Cumberbatch Says Julian Assange's Letter Made Him Rethink His 'Fifth Estate' Role

October 12, 2013 01:51:56 GMT

broke silence after Julian Assange's letter sent to turn down the actor's request to meet in person was published by WikiLeaks. While Assange may not have stopped Cumberbatch from playing him in "", it did give the star a moment to question his role in the movie.

WikiLeaks Publishes Julian Assange's Private Letter to Benedict Cumberbatch

October 10, 2013 01:35:59 GMT

WikiLeaks continues its anti-"" campaign. After leaking the movie's script last month, now the whistleblower website posts a private letter sent by Julian Assange to . The actor apparently emailed the site's founder requesting to meet in-person to prepare for his gig of portraying the controversial journalist before principal photography in January this year.

Tom Hiddleston Tapped to Replace Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Crimson Peak'

September 07, 2013 04:30:01 GMT

Guillermo del Toro's ghost story "" has found a replacement after left. is confirmed by Legendary to fill in the vacant spot left by the "" actor.