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Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, Бенедикт Камбербетч, Бенедикт Камбербэтч, ベネディクト・カンバーバッチ, เบเนดิกต์ คัมเบอร์แบตช์, بيندكت كامبرباتش, 베네딕트 컴버배치, 班奈狄克·康柏拜區

1976-07-19

Hammersmith, London, England, UK

Male

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.

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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Atonement

Atonement

As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.

2007-08-29
Creation

Creation

A psychological, heart-wrenching love story that provides a unique and inside look at Charles Darwin. Torn between faith and science, he struggles to finish his legendary book "On the Origin of the Species," which goes on to become the foundation for evolutionary biology.

2009-09-25
The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl

A sumptuous and sensual tale of intrigue, romance and betrayal set against the backdrop of a defining moment in European history: two beautiful sisters, Anne and Mary Boleyn, driven by their family's blind ambition, compete for the love of the handsome and passionate King Henry VIII.

2008-02-28
Hawking

Hawking

The story of Professor Stephen Hawking's early years is told for the first time in a major drama for BBC Two.It is 1963, and our young cosmologist celebrates his 21st birthday. At the party is a new friend, Jane Wilde - there is a strong attraction between the two. Jane is intrigued by Stephen's talk of stars and the Universe. But she realises that there is something very wrong when Stephen suddenly finds that he is unable to stand up.

2004-12-10
Starter for 10

Starter for 10

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.

2006-09-13
Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

The true story of William Wilberforce's courageous quest to end the British slave trade. Although meeting intense opposition, his minister, John Newton, urges him to see the cause through.

2006-09-16
Four Lions

Four Lions

Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) farce. In a storm of razor-sharp verbal jousting and large-scale set pieces, Four Lions is a comic tour de force; it shows that-while terrorism is about ideology-it can also be about idiots.

2010-05-07
Small Island

Small Island

In 1939 Hortense, illegitimate but intelligent and ambitious, is brought up on Jamaica with the family of charismatic, free-thinking Michael, who joins the Air Force when war breaks out and goes to England. After the war, Hortense, now a qualified teacher, makes a marriage of convenience to Gilbert Joseph, paying for his passage to England on condition he sends for her.

2009-12-06
The Whistleblower

The Whistleblower

Based on the experiences of Nebraska cop Kathryn Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) who discovers a deadly sex trafficking ring while serving as a U.N. peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Risking her own life to save the lives of others, she uncovers an international conspiracy that is determined to stop her, no matter the cost.

2010-09-13
Dunkirk

Dunkirk

Dunkirk is a 2004 BBC television docudrama about the Battle of Dunkirk and the Dunkirk evacuation in World War II.

2004-02-18
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon.

2012-11-26
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Recently-retired MI6 agent, George Smiley is doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service until a disgraced agent reappears with information concerning a mole at the heart of the service. Smiley is drawn back into the murky field of espionage, tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country. Smiley narrows his search to four suspects – all experienced, skilled and successful agents – but past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment.

2011-09-16
Stuart: A Life Backwards

Stuart: A Life Backwards

Story about the remarkable friendship between a reclusive writer and illustrator and a chaotic homeless man, whom he gets to know during a campaign to release two charity workers from prison.

2007-09-23
Star Trek Into Darkness

Star Trek Into Darkness

When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew.

2013-05-05
South Pacific

South Pacific

A documentary series on life in and adapted to the conditions of the Southern part of the Pacific Ocean, a vast aquatic region with an unequaled number of islands. Both wildlife and human cultures developed in a unique variety, largely determined by such natural conditions as huge distances, sea depths, currents and winds.

2009-01-01
Third Star

Third Star

James and his three closest lifelong friends go on an ill-advised trip to the stunning coastal area of Barafundle Bay in West Wales. What follows is a touching and comical adventure dealing with friendship, heroism and love.

2010-06-01
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug.

2013-12-11
War Horse

War Horse

Follows a young man named Albert and his horse, Joey, and how their bond is broken when Joey is sold to the cavalry and sent to the trenches of World War One. Despite being too young to enlist, Albert heads to France to save his friend.

2011-12-25
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave

In the pre-Civil War United States, Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, is abducted and sold into slavery. Facing cruelty as well as unexpected kindnesses Solomon struggles not only to stay alive, but to retain his dignity. In the twelfth year of his unforgettable odyssey, Solomon’s chance meeting with a Canadian abolitionist will forever alter his life.

2013-10-18
Wreckers

Wreckers

A married couple move back to his childhood village to start a family but a surprise visit from the husband's brother ignites sibling rivalry and exposes the lies embedded in the couple's relationship.

2011-12-16
Burlesque Fairytales

Burlesque Fairytales

A fairytale thriller film set one night in a 1930's London theatre where all is not what it seems.

2010-01-01
Inseparable

Inseparable

When young dad, Joe, discovers he's dying, drifter Charlie is given a unique opportunity to turn his life around. A story of family, identity and starting again.

2007-01-01
August: Osage County

August: Osage County

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

2013-12-26
Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking is a science documentary mini-series written by British physicist Stephen Hawking. The series was created for Discovery Channel and features computer generated imagery of the universe. In the United Kingdom the series has a modified title, Stephen Hawking's Universe.

2010-04-24
The Fifth Estate

The Fifth Estate

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.

2013-10-11
National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein

Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal. Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.

2011-03-17
The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game

Based on the real life story of legendary cryptanalyst Alan Turing, the film portrays the nail-biting race against time by Turing and his brilliant team of code-breakers at Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park, during the darkest days of World War II.

2014-11-14
Magik

Magik

Lewis Clark is a brilliant author who stumbles upon a world of Magic after the disappearance of his two young children. He begins a quest to try to stop the insidious evil that threatens to destroy both his new world and his old one.

Jerusalem

Jerusalem

JERUSALEM takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the worlds oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5000 years, Jerusalem's enduring appeal remains a mystery. What made it so important to so many different cultures? How did it become the center of the world for three major religions? Why does it still matter to us?

2013-11-16
Little Favour

Little Favour

A short film starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Salmon and Nick Moran. LITTLE FAVOUR follows the story of WALLACE (Benedict Cumberbatch) when he is contacted by a former colleague to help him out with a deal gone wrong. 'Its been 7 years since he left Her Majesty's service and 10 years since the American Counter part who became his friend, saved his life on a joint mission in Iraq. He's migrated his skill set into a lucrative business while managing to keep his secret battle with PTSD under wraps. One day, while finally deciding to try his hand at a functional relationship, his old friend JAMES cashes in his chip and asks a LITTLE FAVOUR. How could he refuse when he owes the man his life?

2013-11-05
Van Gogh: Painted with Words

Van Gogh: Painted with Words

A drama-documentary presented by Alan Yentob, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role.

2010-04-05
Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

Shakespeare Live! From the RSC

From the stage of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, David Tennant, Catherine Tate and guests mark the life of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright's death.

2016-04-23
Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

2016-10-25
Flying Horse

Flying Horse

A biopic of pioneer photographer Eadweard Muybridge, following the courtship and love affair between Muybridge's wife, Flora, and Harry Larkyns.

Penguins of Madagascar

Penguins of Madagascar

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.

2014-11-22
The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2

The Appendices: Part Nine - Into the Wilderland: The Chronicles of The Hobbit - Part 2

Bonus Disc 1 of The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug (Extended Edition) "A Warm Welcome" Documentary "Business of the State" Documentary "Shelter on the Long Lake" Documentary "In the Halls of the Elvenking" Documentary "Flies and Spiders" Documentary "Queer Lodgings" Documentary "On the Doorstep" Documentary "Inside Information" Documentary "Down the Swift, Dark Stream..." Documentary "Barrels Out of Bond" Documentary "A Chance Meeting" Documentary "Erebor Rekindled" Documentary "... Into the Fire" Documentary

2013-12-13
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Immediately after the events of The Desolation of Smaug, Bilbo and the dwarves try to defend Erebor's mountain of treasure from others who claim it: the men of the ruined Laketown and the elves of Mirkwood. Meanwhile an army of Orcs led by Azog the Defiler is marching on Erebor, fueled by the rise of the dark lord Sauron. Dwarves, elves and men must unite, and the hope for Middle-Earth falls into Bilbo's hands.

2014-12-10
Black Mass

Black Mass

The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.

2015-09-04
Wholock

Wholock

5 Minute short Film created by YouTube sensation/VFX artist/director 'John Smith' , portraying the meeting between Steven Moffat's Sherlock & Doctor Who. "Months after an encounter with a mysterious 'Doctor', Sherlock becomes obsessed with discovering more about this impossible man... until the man makes an unexpected return."

2013-12-11
The Battle of Dol Guldur

The Battle of Dol Guldur

This is the story of Gandalf the Grey, who’s heard from Beorn and Radagast that evil is lurking in an abandoned fortress. He turns to Saruman but receives no help, but with the encouragement of Galadriel takes off on a quest to discover who the mysterious “necromancer” at Dol Guldur is…

2015-03-18
Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2

Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.

2016-02-06
The Last Enemy

The Last Enemy

Researcher Dr. Stephen Ezard returns home to the UK after the reported death of his brother, Michael Ezard, only to find that his widow, Yasim Anwar, is harboring a wanted yet deathly ill illegal immigrant. Yasim, on the rebound from her husband's death, becomes very intimate with Stephen. But after the death of Yasim's immigrant friend, she disappears with the body, leaving more questions than answers. Stephen is then hired as a consultant and promoter of a new computer system, T.I.A. (Total Information Awareness). Using his expert computer skills, he secretly tracks down Yasim, unaware that he is a pawn in a government conspiracy.

2008-02-17
To the Ends of the Earth

To the Ends of the Earth

From Nobel Laureate William Golding's (Lord of the Flies) epic sea-voyage trilogy comes the story of an ambitious British aristocrat, humbled by the lives of his fellow passengers, as he embarks on an ocean voyage for Australia where he is to be an official in the colonial government.

2005-07-06
The War Magician

The War Magician

A British stage performer uses his skills to help the Allies during World War II.

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Sherlock: The Abominable Bride

Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in 1890s London in this holiday special.

2016-01-01
Unlocking Sherlock

Unlocking Sherlock

Explore how writers Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss created the hit television sensation. Take a personal voyage through the versions of Holmes that have served as inspirations for the new series - the original stories, their factual origins, hundreds of film adaptations - to arrive at their thoroughly modern Sherlock. Moffat and Gatiss explain the challenges they encountered adapting the original adventures of the iconic super-sleuth. Go behind the scenes on the set of the hit television series, including interviews with actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman and Lara Pulver, who talk about the reinvention of their fictional characters.

2014-01-19
Fields of Gold

Fields of Gold

A two-part conspiracy thriller starring Anna Friel. An eager young photographer and a bitter tabloid hack are sent to investigate mysterious deaths at a cottage hospital. But why is the new environment minister keeping tabs on their every move? The TV movie tackles controversial topics like genetically modified plants, the role of large pharmaceutical companies and the question of control of state and government

2002-06-08
Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! 2018-11-09
Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet

Set in the 1890s, Tipping the Velvet tells the lesbian love affair between male impersonator music hall star Kitty Butler and Nan Astley.

2002-10-22
National Theatre Live: Hamlet

National Theatre Live: Hamlet

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, finds out that his Uncle Claudius killed his father to obtain the throne, and plans his revenge.

2015-10-15
Lennon or McCartney

Lennon or McCartney

550 Artists. 1 Question. Lennon or McCartney.

2014-12-12
Jungle Book

Jungle Book

An orphaned boy is raised in the wild.

2018-10-18
How to stop time

How to stop time

A man is bestowed with the ability to live for centuries without ever aging a day.

The Child in Time

The Child in Time

The life of a children's book author is turned upside down when his daughter goes missing.

2017-09-24
There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut

There & Back Again: A Hobbit's Tale Recut

All three Hobbit films have been edited into a solid 3 hr 10 min movie experience that is the most faithful to J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit. All subplots and characters that were not in the original Hobbit text were carefully removed by Editor David Killstein, providing fans with another alternative to the original series.

2015-01-22
9 Kisses

9 Kisses

2014's best actors pair up in a series of intimate encounters.

2014-12-11
The Current War

The Current War

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

2017-12-22
Rogue Male

Rogue Male

A hunter attempts to assassinate a dictator, but fails and is captured and tortured. He successfully escapes back to England, but enemy agents and police are on the hunt for him.

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor: Ragnarok

Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok, the prophecy of destruction to his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization, at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

2017-10-25
Naples '44

Naples '44

A British Intelligence Officer in Naples at the end of World War II: Norman Lewis's acknowledged masterpiece about a war-torn city and its unforgettable humanity.

2016-12-15
Sherlock: The Final Problem

Sherlock: The Final Problem

Long buried secrets finally come to light as someone has been playing a very long game indeed. Sherlock and John face their greatest ever challenge. Is the game finally over?

2017-01-15
Untitled Avengers Movie

Untitled Avengers Movie

The culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

2019-04-24
The Turning Point

The Turning Point

In The Turning Point, written by Michael Dobbs, Benedict Cumberbatch takes the role of Guy Burgess while Matthew Marsh plays the part of Winston Churchill. The play was part of the Sky Arts Theatre Live! Series, which won the Broadcasting Press Guild Best Multichannel Programme Award.

2009-08-12
Fifty Years on Stage

Fifty Years on Stage

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the National Theatre of Great Britain presents National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage, bringing together the best British actors for a unique evening of unforgettable performances, broadcast live from London to cinemas around the world.

2013-11-02
The Appendices Part 9: Into the Wilderland

The Appendices Part 9: Into the Wilderland

The ninth installment of Peter Jackson’s Appendices to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ series. The special features included are; "A Warm Welcome", "Business of the State", "Shelter on the Long Lake", "In the Halls of the Elvenking", "Flies and Spiders", "Queer Lodgings", "On the Doorstep", "Inside Information", "Down the Swift Dark Stream", "Barrels Out of Bond", "A Chance Meeting", "Erebor Rekindled", and "...Into the Fire".

2014-11-04
The Appendices Part 10: The Journey to Erebor

The Appendices Part 10: The Journey to Erebor

The tenth installment of Peter Jackson’s Appendices to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ series. The special features included are; "Summoning Smaug: Last of the Fire-Drakes", "The Music of The Hobbit", "The People and Denizens of Middle-earth", and "Realms of the Third Age: From Beorn's House to Lake-town".

2014-11-04
Walk with Me

Walk with Me

Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, Walk With Me is a cinematic journey into the world of a monastic community who practice the art of mindfulness with Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hanh.

2017-05-11
Doctor Strange: A Strange Transformation

Doctor Strange: A Strange Transformation

A core and broad examination of the story, cast, shooting locations and sets, and crafting action, moving on to more closely cover the character's history, crafting the car crash, and Cumberbatch's preparations for the role.

2017-02-28
Doctor Strange: Across Time and Space

Doctor Strange: Across Time and Space

Fight choreography, the blend of styles, movement art, wire work, the blend of practical and digital effects, recreating the comics' textural richness, crafting key elements, and more.

2017-02-28
Doctor Strange 2

Doctor Strange 2

Plot unknown. TBA

2020-12-31
Avengers: Infinity War

Avengers: Infinity War

Four years after the events of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, the Avengers have been torn apart after the events of Captain America: Civil War. When Thanos arrives on Earth to collect the Infinity Stones for a gauntlet that will allow him to bend reality to his will, the Avengers must join forces with the Guardians of the Galaxy to stop him.

2018-04-25
Rio

Rio

A financial reporter travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit a wealthy friend, only to get sucked into a plot to fake his friend's death.

2019-12-31
To Kill a King

To Kill a King

A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.

2003-05-16
Electric Cinema: How to Behave

Electric Cinema: How to Behave

London's oldest working cinema asks its patrons to observe certain manners of behaviour when enjoying its shows.

2012-11-28