Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English film, television, and theatre actor. His most acclaimed roles include: Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama "Hawking" (2004); William Pitt in the historical film "Amazing Grace" (2006); the protagonist Stephen Ezard in the miniseries thriller "The Last Enemy" (2008); Paul Marshall in "Atonement" (2007); Bernard in "Small Island" (2009); and Sherlock Holmes in the modern BBC adaptation series "Sherlock" (2010).

Cumberbatch portrays Stephen Strange/Dr. Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He has portrayed the character in Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He is the son of actors Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch) and Wanda Ventham.

  • Known For
    Acting
  • Born
    19 July 1976 (age 43)
  • Place of Birth
    Hammersmith, London, England, UK