Benedict Cumberbatch
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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. Known for his roles on the screen and stage, he has received various accolades throughout his career, including a Primetime Emmy Award, a British Academy Television Award, and a Laurence Olivier Award. Cumberbatch won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for Frankenstein and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Sherlock. His performances in the dramas The Imitation Game (2014) and The Power of the Dog (2021) earned him nominations for an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Golden Globe Award, all for Best Actor in a Leading Role. For playing the title role in five-part drama miniseries Patrick Melrose, he won a BAFTA TV Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. In 2014 Time magazine included him in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2015 he was appointed a CBE by Queen Elizabeth II in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to the performing arts and to charity. A graduate of the Victoria University of Manchester, Cumberbatch continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, obtaining a Master of Arts in Classical Acting. 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. Cumberbatch's television work includes his performance as Stephen Hawking in the television film Hawking in 2004. He gained worldwide recognition for his performance as Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock from 2010 to 2017. He has also headlined Tom Stoppard's adaptation of Parade's End (2012), The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016), Patrick Melrose (2018), and Brexit: The Uncivil War (2019). In films, Cumberbatch has starred in Amazing Grace (2006) as William Pitt the Younger, Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) as Khan, 12 Years a Slave (2013) as William Prince Ford, The Fifth Estate (2013) as Julian Assange, and The Imitation Game (2014) as Alan Turing. He also acted in the historical dramas The Current War (2017), 1917 (2019) and The Courier (2020), and received critical acclaim for his performance in Jane Campion's Western drama The Power of the Dog (2021). From 2012 to 2014, through voice and motion capture, he played the characters of Smaug and Sauron in The Hobbit film series. Cumberbatch portrays Dr. Stephen Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe films, beginning with Doctor Strange (2016), and also voiced the character in the animated series What If...? (2021).

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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


Character : Lewis

The Imitation Game

Character : Alan Turing


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

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Character : Dr. Stephen Strange / Sinister Strange / Defender Strange

The Courier

Character : Greville Wynne

Brexit: The Uncivil War

Character : Dominic Cummings

The Power of the Dog

Character : Phil Burbank

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Character : Louis Wain

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 (voice)

Parade's End

Character : Christopher Tietjens

Gypsy Boy

Character : No character defined

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


Character : Self - Narrator

The Man Who Predicted 9/11

Character : Narrator (voice)

Solar Superstorms

Character : Narrator

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Character : Henry Sugar

The Hood

Character : No character defined

Walking with Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D

Character : Narrator (Voice)

Amazing Grace

Character : William Pitt

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

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Character : Stephen Hawking

Unlocking Sherlock

Character : Himself

Cristiano Ronaldo: World at His Feet

Character : No character defined

The Making of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Character : Self

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Character : Smaug / Necromancer

12 Years a Slave

Character : William Ford

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

Character : Shere Khan


Character : Frank

Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home

Character : Self (archive footage)

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Character : No character defined

The Grinch Mini-Movies

Character : Grinch (voix)

Stephen Hawking Biography

Character : No character defined

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

Behind the Scenes With Jane Campion

Character : Self (Archival Footage)


Character : Joseph Dalton Hooker

Four Lions

Character : The Negotiator

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Character : Peter Guillam

Star Trek Into Darkness

Character : Khan Noonien Singh

War Horse

Character : Maj. Jamie Stewart

The Penguins of Madagascar: Operation Search and Rescue

Character : Agent Classified

Sherlock: Many Happy Returns

Character : Sherlock Holmes


Character : Paul Marshall

The Other Boleyn Girl

Character : William Carey

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Character : Smaug / Necromancer (voice)

National Theatre Live: 50 Years on Stage

Character : Rosencrantz


Character : Colonel MacKenzie

Letters Live from the Archive: Union Chapel

Character : Self

Avengers: Endgame

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

Thor: Ragnarok

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

August: Osage County

Character : Little Charles Aiken

Between Two Ferns: The Movie

Character : Benedict Cumberbatch

Chadwick Boseman: A Tribute for a King

Character : Self

Walking with Dinosaurs

Character : narration

Fields of Gold

Character : Jeremy

Zoolander 2

Character : All

Tipping the Velvet

Character : Freddy

Girlfriend in a Coma

Character : Dante (Voice)

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Character : Necromancer

To Kill a King

Character : Royalist

Marvel Studios' 2021 Disney+ Day Special

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange (voice) (archive footage)

Doctor Strange

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

Benedict Cumberbatch Tv Credits

The One Show

Character : Self - Guest

The Hollow Crown

Character : Richard III

Broken News

Character : Will Parker

Silent Witness

Character : No character defined

The Last Enemy

Character : Stephen Ezard


Character : Lt Jimmy Langley


Character : Rory Slippery


Character : Self

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 : Self

Nathan Barley

Character : Robin

Patrick Melrose

Character : Patrick Melrose

WWI's Tunnels of Death The Big Dig

Character : Narrator (Voice)

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

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 : Self

The Simpsons

Character : the imaginary Quilloughby and the real Quilloughby (voice)


Character : self

The Jonathan Ross Show

Character : Himself

Marvel Studios: Legends

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange (archive footage)

What If...?

Character : Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange / Strange-Supreme (voice)

What If...?

Character : Stephen Strange / Strange-Supreme (voice)

LIVE with Kelly and Ryan

Character : Self - Guest

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Character : Self

Saturday Night Live

Character : Self - Host / Various


Character : Narrator (voice)

The Oscars

Character : Self

The 39 Steps

Character : Richard Hannay

Saturday Night Live

Character : Self - Host

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Character : Self

Tipping the Velvet

Character : Freddy

The Tiger Who Came To Tea

Character : Daddy