Benedict cumberbatch Biography


Benedict cumberbatch

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Birth Name: Benedict Cumberbatch
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Birth Sign: cancer
Age:   41 Years
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Born on July 19, 1976, Benedict Cumberbatch is a famous English actor, best known for his role as Sherlock in the television series named Sherlock Holmes. He was born as Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch to his parents Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton in Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom. He studied at the University of Manchester and graduated from there and after then he obtained Master of Arts in Classical Acting from London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. He belongs to White ethnicity and his nationality is English.

Benedict is a married man and he got married to Sophie Hunter on February 14, 2015.  His wife Sophie Hunter is a famous English Avant-grade theater and opera director. The couple got engaged on November 5, 2014, after 17 years of their friendship. They are happy and together since their marriage and are blesses with two sons, Christopher Carlton and Hal Auden. They are recently seen having the romantic walk through in New York, despite having a busy schedule they love to spend time with each other.

Previously Benedict was rumored to be dating Emma Hiddleston, an actress and the sister of villain actor Tom Hiddleston. They dated each other for some time but they both didn’t want to ruin their friendship and get separated in short time.

Benedict made his acting debut from the movie named Amazing Grace, where he portrayed the role of Willaim Pitt the Younger, which earned him a nomination for the London Fil Critic Circle in the “British Breakthrough Acting Award”.  Similarly, besides acting, he has also narrated many documentaries for the Discovery and National Geography Channel.

Benedict has been involved in many charity programs, he is the ambassador for The Prince’s Trust as well as the supporter of many organizations including Dramatic Need, Anno’s Africa and Odd Arts.

Benedict has been able to earn a good sum from his acting career and his recent net worth is estimated to be $15 million.

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Born in London, England, United Kingdom

1976 19th of July

Benedict Cumberbatch is a famous English actor who was born in the mid 1970s in Hammersmith, London, England, United Kingdom. He was born as Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch to his parents Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton.

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Television debut from Tipping the Velvet

2002

Benedict made his television debut on the television series named Tipping the Velvet which was released in 2002.  In that series, he has the role of Freddy and his role was appreciated. After that, he got cast in many television series including Cambridge Spies, Fortysomething, Spooks and much more.

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Movie debut from Amazing Grace

2006

Benedict Cumberbatch made his movie debut from the movie named Amazing Grace which was released in the year 2006. In this movie, he has the role as William Pitt the Younger and this role earned him a nomination in British Breakthrough Acting Award.

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Radio work in Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders

2009

Benedict has also played some of the works with radio. His one of the famous radio work is the dadap[tation of John Mortimer's novel Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders which was broadcasted in the year 2009 in BBC.

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Narrated Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at his Feet

2014

Benedict Cumberbatch has also worked as a narrator and he has narrated many documentaries for the Discovery Channel and National Geographic Channel.  His famous narration is Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at his Feet which was narrated in 2014.

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Won Hollywood Film Awards

2014

Benedict has won wany awards in his career. One of his major awards was Hollywood Film Awards which he won in the year 2014, in the category of Best Actor for his work in the movie The Imitation Game.

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Married with Sophia Hunter

2015 14th of February

Benedict Cumberbatch got married to avant-grade theatre and opera director, Sophia Hunter on February 14, 2015. The couple is happy and togtehr since their marriage and tye are blessed with two sons,  Christopher Carlton and Hal Auden.

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Net worth is $15 million

2017

Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the famous and successful actors in Hollywood. He has been cast in many movie and television series and has been able to earn a good sum from his career. In 2017, his net worth is estimated to be around $15 million.

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