Full Name: Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
Date of birth: 19 July, 1976 (43 years old)
Place of Birth: London, England
Spouse: Sophie Hunter (m. 14 February, 2015)
Best known for: Sherlock (2010 -2017), Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013), The Imitation Game (2014), Doctor Strange (2016)
Trivia: Did his audition for Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) in a friend’s kitchen with an iPhone. When he got the role, he still didn’t know which character he was going to play.
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CHARITY WORK AND POLITICAL ACTIVITY
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