Benedict Cumberbatch and Wife Sophie Hunter Welcome Their Second Son

The 'Doctor Strange' actor and his wife have reportedly named their son after a Shakespearean hero, Hal.

AceShowbiz - %cBenedict Cumberbatch% and his wife %cSophie Hunter% have welcomed their second child. Sophie reportedly gave birth to a baby boy at a private hospital in London on March 3. The "Doctor Strange" actor and his theatre director spouse have named their son Hal Auden Cumberbatch, according to Daily Mail.

Hal is seemingly chosen based on the nickname that Henry V had before he became the hero of Agincourt. But Hal is also a character that was portrayed by Benedict's buddy %cTom Hiddleston% on an adaptation of Shakespeare's history play titled "The Hollow Crown".

Benedict and Sophie first met when they co-starred in "Burlesque Fairytales" back in 2009. They began dating in 2014 and married on Valentine's Day in 2015. Four months after, Sophie gave birth to their first son named Christopher Carlton Cumberbatch.

The new baby is going to keep Benedict even busier than ever. As of now, the actor is currently in production of "The Current War", in which he stars as genius Thomas Edison. He also returns as Doctor Strange in the upcoming Marvel movies "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers 4". Benedict will next be seen in "Thor: Ragnarok", which is set to hit U.S. theaters on November 3.

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