Benedict Cumberbatch Short Bio
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer who was born at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in Hammersmith, London. He is the son of actors Timothy Carlton and English actress Wanda Ventham who have Cancer sun sign. Cumberbatch was raised in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and living in the middle of prominent figure of London high society. He was educated at Brambletye School in West Sussex as well as a member of The Rattigan Society, Harrow’s principal club there he found his skill and interest in acting as the heritage from his parents. He also entered the rugby team, and painted oil canvasses. Cumberbatch then continued his study to University of Manchester, where he studied Drama. He also graduated with MA in Classical Acting from London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Benedict Cumberbatch Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||19 July 1976|
|Age||38 years old|
|Biceps Size||15 Inches|
|Chest size||42 Inches|
|Waist in Inches||34 Inches|
|Height||6 Feet 0,5 Inches|
|Weight||174lbs or 79 kg|
Benedict Cumberbatch Career
In 2002, Cumberbatch participate in the short film Hills Like White Elephants, adapted from the novel by Ernest Hemingway; Later, in 2003 he participated in To Kill A King.He has also starred in the films Atonement (2007), The Other Boleyn Girl, adapted from the novel of the same name (2008) and The Whistleblower (2010), starring Rachel Weisz.He acceded to fame with his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the telefilm Hawking (2004).
Later, he played the character of William Pitt in the historical film Amazing Grace (2006) as well as the role of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes in a modern adaptation of the character of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in Sherlock (2010-present) series.In 2011, he played Peter Guillam, right-hand man George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy movie directed by Tomas Alfredson’s adaptation of the novel by John Le Carré, starring Gary Oldman and Colin Firth. That same year he participated in War Horse, directed by Steven Spielberg playing Major Stewart.
He will participate in the film trilogy of The Hobbit (2012 – 2014), playing two characters: the dragon Smaug via motion capture and lending his voice to give life to the Necromancer.In January 2012, his publicist confirmed that Cumberbatch would join the cast of Star Trek: In The Dark as the new villain. 2012 was one of Cumberbatch most productive years, and he also joined the cast of the film directed by Steve McQueen, 12 Years A Alave and the family drama August: Osage County. Cumberbatch also played the as Julian Assange in 2013 thriller film directed by Bill Condon, The Fifth Estate. It has been confirmed that Cumberbatch has replaced Guy Pearce in the film Black Mass opposite Johnny Depp.
Benedict Cumberbatch Controversy
As the man who was born in the middle of respectable family, Benedict Cumberbatch seems never made any controversy and scandal. He has been awarded with several honors and also included in many charity programs too. Cumberbatch is also named as one of the “Most Influential People in the World” in 2014 by Time magazine. Yet also Cumberbatch named as “Sexiest Man Alive” lists including that of Empire and People.
Benedict Cumberbatch Dating
Since 1999, Benedict Cumberbatch has been dated actress Olivia Poulet, but after 12 years together they ended their relationship. He then dating a journalist and news presenter Anna Jones from 2011 to 2012. Latter, he was rumored had a fling with several women like Lydia Hearst, Liv Tyler, Lara Pulver and Katia Elizarova. For a while in 2013, Cumberbatch is dating actress Charlotte Asprey. And after broke up, currently Cumberbatch is rumored dating American actress and model, Dakota Johnson.
Benedict Cumberbatch Net Worth
Benedict Cumberbatch may has been rich since he was born. But he also raised much money from his own hard work. Beside as an actor, Benedict Cumberbatch is also brand ambassador of Dunlop and Jaguar luxury cars. Those makes Cumberbatch net worth is now $15 million dollars.