Benedict Cumberbatch
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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions and made his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. Since then, he has starred in the Royal National Theatre productions After the Dance (2010) and Frankenstein (2011). In 2015, he played the title role in Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre. His television work includes appearances in Silent Witness (2002) and Fortysomething (2003) before playing Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking (2004). He has starred as Sherlock Holmes in the series Sherlock since 2010. He has also headlined Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Parade's End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) and Patrick Melrose (2018). In film, he has starred in Amazing Grace (2006), Star Trek Into Darkness (2013), 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Fifth Estate (2013), and The Imitation Game (2014). He also made a brief appearance in 1917 (2019). From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit film series. In superhero films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has played Dr Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange (2016), Thor: Ragnarok (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has received numerous accolades, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for Frankenstein, and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Sherlock. His performance in The Imitation Game earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. In 2015, he was appointed a CBE in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to the performing arts and to charity. Description above is from the Wikipedia article Benedict Cumberbatch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Character : Stephen Hawking


Character : David

Burlesque Fairytales

Character : Henry Clark



Character : Joe / Charlie

The Fifth Estate

Character : Julian Assange

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Character : The Creature / Victor Frankenstein

The Imitation Game

Character : Alan Turing


Character : Lewis


Character : Narrator (voice)

Little Favour

Character : Wallace

Unlocking Sherlock

Character : Himself / Sherlock Holmes

The Grinch

Character : Grinch (voice)

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Character : Hamlet

The Child in Time

Character : Stephen Lewis

The Current War

Character : Thomas Edison

Sherlock: The Final Problem

Character : Sherlock Holmes

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

The Courier

Character : Greville Wynne

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Character : Dominic Cummings

The Power of the Dog

Character : Phil Burbank

A Study in Pink (Unaired Pilot)

Character : Sherlock Holmes

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Character : Alexander Masters

Third Star

Character : James

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

Character : Vincent Van Gogh

The War Magician

Character : Jasper Maskelyne

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Character : Sherlock Holmes

How to Stop Time

Character : Tom Hazard

Rogue Male

Character : No character defined

Naples '44

Character : Norman Lewis

The Turning Point

Character : Guy Burgess

Walk with Me

Character : Narrator

Gypsy Boy

Character : No character defined

Parade's End

Character : Christopher Tietjens

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Character : Louis Wain

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Character : Daddy (voice)

Hills like white elephants

Character : The Man

Letters Live from the Archive: Freemasons’ Hall

Character : No character defined

Amazing Grace

Character : William Pitt

War Horse

Character : Maj. Jamie Stewart

9 Kisses

Character : Man at Costume Party


Character : No character defined

Mark Gatiss: A Study in Sherlock

Character : Himself

The Mauritanian

Character : Lt. Stuart Couch

Spider-Man: No Way Home

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Character : Smaug / Necromancer

12 Years a Slave

Character : William Ford

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Character : Shere Khan

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Character : No character defined

The Grinch Mini-Movies

Character : Grinch (voix)


Character : Joseph Dalton Hooker

Starter for 10

Character : Patrick Watts

The Whistleblower

Character : Nick Kaufman

Penguins of Madagascar

Character : Classified (voice)

Black Mass

Character : Billy Bulger

Avengers: Infinity War

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

Frankenstein: A Modern Myth

Character : Self / Frankenstein / The Monster

Four Lions

Character : The Negotiator

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Character : Peter Guillam

Star Trek Into Darkness

Character : Khan Noonien Singh

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Character : Smaug / Necromancer (voice)


Character : Paul Marshall

The Other Boleyn Girl

Character : William Carey

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

Character : Rosencrantz


Character : Colonel MacKenzie

Letters Live from the Archive: Union Chapel

Character : No character defined

Tipping the Velvet

Character : Freddy

Thor: Ragnarok

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

Avengers: Endgame

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

August: Osage County

Character : Little Charles Aiken

Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years - The Evolution of Heroes

Character : Self

Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

Character : Self (archive footage)

Fields of Gold

Character : Jeremy

To Kill a King

Character : Royalist

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Character : Benedict Cumberbatch

Zoolander 2

Character : All

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Character : Necromancer

Lennon or McCartney

Character : Himself (archive footage)

Doctor Strange

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch Tv Credits

The One Show

Character : No character defined

The Hollow Crown

Character : Richard III

Silent Witness

Character : No character defined

Broken News

Character : Will Parker

The Last Enemy

Character : Stephen Ezard


Character : Lt Jimmy Langley

Tipping the Velvet

Character : Freddy


Character : Rory Slippery


Character : No character defined

Small Island

Character : Bernard


Character : No character defined


Character : No character defined

Agatha Christie's Marple

Character : Luke Fitzwilliam

To the Ends of the Earth

Character : Edmund Talbot

Parade's End

Character : Christopher Tietjens

Stephen Hawking's Grand Design

Character : No character defined


Character : Sherlock Holmes

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Character : Himself

Nathan Barley

Character : Robin

Patrick Melrose

Character : Patrick Melrose

WWI's Tunnels of Death The Big Dig

Character : Narrator

Cambridge Spies

Character : Edward Hand

South Pacific

Character : Narrator (voice)

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Character : Stephen Hawking

The Graham Norton Show

Character : Self

Saturday Night Live

Character : Self - Host

Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Character : No character defined

Have I Got a Bit More News for You

Character : Self - Presenter

Good Omens

Character : Satan (voice)

The View

Character : Himself

The Simpsons

Character : Willoughby (voice)


Character : self