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Benedict Cumberbatch
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Name
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
Birthplace
London, England
Birth date
July 19, 1976 (1976-07-19) (age 45)
Occupation
Actor
Active Years
2001 – present

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born July 19th, 1976) is an English film, television, radio and theatre actor. His most acclaimed roles include Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama Hawking; William Pitt in the historical film Amazing Grace; the protagonist Stephen Ezard in the miniseries thriller The Last Enemy; Paul Marshall in Atonement; Bernard in Small Island; Sherlock Holmes in the modern BBC adaptation series Sherlock and Peter Guillam in the spy thriller Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

Filmography

Year Title Role Notes, Awards and Nominations
2002 Hills Like White Elephants (short) The Man
2003 To Kill a King Royalist
2006 Starter for 10 Patrick Watts
2006 Amazing Grace William Pitt the Younger Nominated - London Film Critics Circle Award for British Breakthrough
2007 Inseparable (short) Joe/Charlie
2007 Atonement Paul Marshall
2008 The Other Boleyn Girl William Carey
2008 Burlesque Fairytales Henry Clarke
2009 Creation Joseph Hooker
2010 Four Lions Ed
2010 Third Star James
2010 The Whistleblower Nick Kaufman
2010 Wreckers David
2011 War Horse Major Jamie Stewart
2011 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Peter Guillam Nominated - British Independent Film Award for Best Supporting Actor
2012 Girlfriend in a Coma Dante Aligheri (voice)
2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Smaug (motion capture and voice)

Necromancer (motion capture and voice)

2013 Star Trek Into Darkness Khan Noonien Singh Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Best Villain

Nominated – MTV Movie Award for Favorite Character

Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor

2013 Little Favour (short) Wallace
2013 12 Years a Slave William Prince Ford Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture

Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble

2013 The Fifth Estate Julian Assange
2013 August: Osage County "Little" Charles Aiken Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture

Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble

Won – Hollywood Film Award for Best Ensemble

2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Smaug (motion capture and voice)

Sauron (motion capture and voice)

Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Choice Animated Movie: Voice
2014 The Imitation Game Alan Turing Nominated – Academy Award for Best Actor

Nominated – BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Nominated – Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture

Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Actor in a Leading Role

Nominated – Australian Academy Film Award for Best International Actor

Nominated – British Independent Film Award for Best Actor

Won – British Independent Film Variety Award

Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor

Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Acting Ensemble

Won – Hollywood Film Award for Best Actor

Nominated – Satellite Award for Best Actor - Motion Picture

2014 Penguins Of Madagascar Classified (voice)
2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Smaug (motion capture and voice)

Sauron (motion capture and voice)

2015 Black Mass William M. Bulger
2016 Zoolander 2 All Cameo
2016 Doctor Strange Dr. Stephen Strange

Dormammu (motion capture and voice; uncredited)

Nominated – Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Actor in an Action Movie

Nominated – Saturn Award for Best Actor in a Film

Nominated – Teen Choice Award for Best Movie Actor: Fantasy

2017 The Current War Thomas Edison
2017 Thor: Ragnarok Dr. Stephen Strange
2018 Avengers: Infinity War Dr. Stephen Strange
2018 The Grinch The Grinch (voice)
2018 Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle Shere Khan (motion capture and voice)
2019 Avengers: Endgame Dr. Stephen Strange
2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie Himself
2019 1917 Colonel Mackenzie
2020 The Courier Greville Wynne
2021 The Mauritanian Stuart Couch Producer
2021 The Power of the Dog Phil Burbank
2021 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Louis Wain
2021 Spider-Man: No Way Home Dr. Stephen Strange Post-production
2022 Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Dr. Stephen Strange Post-production
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