Benedict Cumberbatch was born in London to an actor couple. Born Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, the actor grew up in the boroughs of Kensington and Chelsea in central London. Benedict Cumberbatch, who has been passionate about the arts since his childhood, joined the drama club in middle school and began performing in plays. Benedict Cumberbatch, who made his acting debut on stage at the age of 12, managed to impress his teachers with his talent.
Benedict Cumberbatch, who continued his career in performing arts by studying acting at the university, took part in many theater plays as a leading role since 2001. Benedict Cumberbatch has managed to run his stage and screen career together for many years. Benedict Cumberbatch stepped into his acting career with successive TV projects and received awards for his performances in these series and movies. His performance in the movie “Atonement” in 2007 opened the door for his role in the TV series “Sherlock”, which began airing in 2010, and this TV series became the longest-running TV series of Benedict Cumberbatch's career.
Benedict Cumberbatch, who attracted attention with his roles in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” and “War Horse” in 2011, also took a role in “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” in 2012. Benedict Cumberbatch, who starred in a sequel “Star Trek Into Darkness” in 2013, also appeared in “12 Years a Slave” the same year. Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Alan Turing in the biopic “The Imitation Game” in 2014, was nominated for many awards, including Academy Award and Golden Globe, for this performance. Benedict Cumberbatch was appointed a CBE in 2015 for his contributions to the performing arts.
Benedict Cumberbatch, who starred with Johnny Depp in the movie “Black Mass” in 2015, became a part of the Marvel Universe with the movie “Doctor Strange” in 2016. Benedict Cumberbatch acted as Doctor Strange in “Thor: Ragnarok” in 2017, “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018, and “Avengers: Endgame” in 2019. He starred in another First World War movie, “1917” in 2019. Benedict Cumberbatch, who was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar for the second time with the movie “The Power of the Dog” in 2021, appeared as Doctor Strange in the movie “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” in 2022. Benedict Cumberbatch manages to reflect his theatrical acting talent on the big screen in every movie he plays.
Notes from Benedict Cumberbatch's career
Benedict Cumberbatch is the son of actors Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham.
Benedict Cumberbatch's voice is one of his trademarks.
Four of the five films in which Benedict Cumberbatch starred in 2013 were among the productions nominated for an Oscar. “12 Years a Slave” (2013), “Star Trek Into Darkness” (2013), “August: Osage County” (2013), and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” (2013).