Benedict Cumberbatch


Biography

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).

He is the son of actors Timothy Carlton (Timothy Carlton Congdon Cumberbatch) and Wanda Ventham.


2020Doctor Strange 2 as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2019Rio as (rumored)
2019Untitled Avengers Movie as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2018Patrick Melrose as Patrick Melrose
2018Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! as Grinch
2018Jungle Book as Shere Khan
2018Avengers: Infinity War as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2017The Current War as Thomas Edison
2017Thor: Ragnarok as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2017The Child in Time as Stephen Lewis
2017Walk with Me as Narrator
2017Doctor Strange: Across Time and Space as Himself
2017Doctor Strange: A Strange Transformation as Himself
2017Sherlock: The Final Problem as Sherlock Holmes
2016Naples '44 as Norman Lewis
2016Doctor Strange as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2016Shakespeare Live! From the RSC as
2016Zoolander 2 as All
2016Sherlock: The Abominable Bride as Sherlock Holmes
2015National Theatre Live: Hamlet as Hamlet
2015Black Mass as Billy Bulger
2015The Battle of Dol Guldur as Necromancer (voice)
2015There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut as Smaug (Voice)
2014Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
20149 Kisses as Man at Costume Party
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Smaug / Necromancer (voice)
2014Penguins of Madagascar as Classified (voice)
2014The Imitation Game as Alan Turing
2014The Appendices Part 10: The Journey to Erebor as Himself
2014The Appendices Part 9: Into the Wilderland as Himself
2014Unlocking Sherlock as Himself / Sherlock Holmes
2013August: Osage County as Little Charles Aiken
2013The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 as himself
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as Smaug / The Necromancer
2013Wholock as Sherlock Holmes
2013Jerusalem as Narrator
2013Little Favour as Wallace
2013Fifty Years on Stage as Rosencrantz
201312 Years a Slave as William Ford
2013The Fifth Estate as Julian Assange
2013Star Trek Into Darkness as Khan Noonien Singh
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Necromancer
2012WWI's Tunnels of Death The Big Dig as Narrator
2012Stephen Hawking's Grand Design as
2012Parade's End as Christopher Tietjens
2012The Hollow Crown as Richard III
2011War Horse as Maj. Jamie Stewart
2011Wreckers as David
2011Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy as Peter Guillam
2011National Theatre Live: Frankenstein as The Creature / Victor Frankenstein
2010The Whistleblower as Nick Kaufman
2010Sherlock as Sherlock Holmes
2010Third Star as James
2010Four Lions as The Negotiator
2010Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking as Stephen Hawking
2010Van Gogh: Painted with Words as Vincent Van Gogh
2010Burlesque Fairytales as Henry Clark
2009Small Island as Bernard
2009Small Island as Bernard
2009Creation as Joseph Dalton Hooker
2009The Turning Point as Guy Burgess
2009South Pacific as narrator
2008The Other Boleyn Girl as William Carey
2008The Last Enemy as Stephen Ezard
2008The Last Enemy as Stephen Ezard
2007Stuart: A Life Backwards as Alexander Masters
2007Atonement as Paul Marshall
2007Inseparable as Joe / Charlie
2006Amazing Grace as William Pitt
2006Starter for 10 as Patrick Watts
2006The One Show as
2005Broken News as Will Parker
2005To the Ends of the Earth as Edmund Talbot
2005To the Ends of the Earth as Edmund Talbot
2005Nathan Barley as
2005Nathan Barley as Robin
2004Agatha Christie's Marple as
2004Hawking as Stephen Hawking
2004Dunkirk as Lt Jimmy Langley
2004Dunkirk as Lt Jimmy Langley
2003Fortysomething as Rory Slippery
2003To Kill a King as Royalist
2003Cambridge Spies as Edward Hand
2002Tipping the Velvet as Freddy
2002Tipping the Velvet as Freddy
2002Fields of Gold as Jeremy
2002Spooks as
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as Himself
1996Silent Witness as
1993GMTV as
1992Heartbeat as
1953The Academy Awards as Benedict Cumberbatch
-How to stop time as Tom Hazard
-Magik as Lewis
-Flying Horse as Harry Larkyns
-The War Magician as Jasper Maskelyne
-Rogue Male as
2020Doctor Strange 2 as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2019Rio as (rumored)
2019Untitled Avengers Movie as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2018Patrick Melrose as Executive Producer
2018Patrick Melrose as Patrick Melrose
2018Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! as Grinch
2018Jungle Book as Shere Khan
2018Avengers: Infinity War as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2017The Current War as Thomas Edison
2017Thor: Ragnarok as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2017The Child in Time as Executive Producer
2017The Child in Time as Stephen Lewis
2017Walk with Me as Narrator
2017Doctor Strange: A Strange Transformation as Himself
2017Doctor Strange: Across Time and Space as Himself
2017Sherlock: The Final Problem as Sherlock Holmes
2016Naples '44 as Norman Lewis
2016Doctor Strange as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange
2016Shakespeare Live! From the RSC as
2016Zoolander 2 as All
2016Sherlock: The Abominable Bride as Sherlock Holmes
2015National Theatre Live: Hamlet as Hamlet
2015Black Mass as Billy Bulger
2015The Battle of Dol Guldur as Necromancer (voice)
2015There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut as Smaug (Voice)
2014Lennon or McCartney as Himself (archive footage)
20149 Kisses as Man at Costume Party
2014The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies as Smaug / Necromancer (voice)
2014Penguins of Madagascar as Classified (voice)
2014The Imitation Game as Alan Turing
2014The Appendices Part 10: The Journey to Erebor as Himself
2014The Appendices Part 9: Into the Wilderland as Himself
2014Unlocking Sherlock as Himself / Sherlock Holmes
2013August: Osage County as Little Charles Aiken
2013The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2 as himself
2013Wholock as Sherlock Holmes
2013The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug as Smaug / The Necromancer
2013Jerusalem as Narrator
2013Little Favour as Wallace
2013Fifty Years on Stage as Rosencrantz
201312 Years a Slave as William Ford
2013The Fifth Estate as Julian Assange
2013Star Trek Into Darkness as Khan Noonien Singh
2012The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as Necromancer
2012WWI's Tunnels of Death The Big Dig as Narrator
2012Stephen Hawking's Grand Design as
2012Parade's End as Christopher Tietjens
2012The Hollow Crown as Richard III
2011War Horse as Maj. Jamie Stewart
2011Wreckers as David
2011Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy as Peter Guillam
2011National Theatre Live: Frankenstein as The Creature / Victor Frankenstein
2010The Whistleblower as Nick Kaufman
2010Sherlock as Sherlock Holmes
2010Third Star as James
2010Four Lions as The Negotiator
2010Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking as Stephen Hawking
2010Van Gogh: Painted with Words as Vincent Van Gogh
2010Burlesque Fairytales as Henry Clark
2009Small Island as Bernard
2009Small Island as Bernard
2009Creation as Joseph Dalton Hooker
2009The Turning Point as Guy Burgess
2009South Pacific as narrator
2008The Other Boleyn Girl as William Carey
2008The Last Enemy as Stephen Ezard
2008The Last Enemy as Stephen Ezard
2007Stuart: A Life Backwards as Alexander Masters
2007Atonement as Paul Marshall
2007Inseparable as Joe / Charlie
2006Amazing Grace as William Pitt
2006Starter for 10 as Patrick Watts
2006The One Show as
2005Broken News as Will Parker
2005The Man Who Predicted 9-11 as Vocal Coach
2005To the Ends of the Earth as Edmund Talbot
2005To the Ends of the Earth as Edmund Talbot
2005Nathan Barley as
2005Nathan Barley as Robin
2004Agatha Christie's Marple as
2004Hawking as Stephen Hawking
2004Dunkirk as Lt Jimmy Langley
2004Dunkirk as Lt Jimmy Langley
2003Fortysomething as Rory Slippery
2003To Kill a King as Royalist
2003Cambridge Spies as Edward Hand
2002Tipping the Velvet as Freddy
2002Tipping the Velvet as Freddy
2002Fields of Gold as Jeremy
2002Spooks as
1996The Daily Show with Trevor Noah as Himself
1996Silent Witness as
1993GMTV as
1992Heartbeat as
1953The Academy Awards as Benedict Cumberbatch
-How to stop time as Tom Hazard
-Magik as Lewis
-Flying Horse as Harry Larkyns
-The War Magician as Jasper Maskelyne
-Rogue Male as
-How to stop time as Producer