Name: Benedict Cumberbatch
Birth Name: 
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
Birth Date: 
July 19, 1976
Birth Place: 
Hammersmith, London, England
Relationship Status: 
Celebrity Ranking # 468

Benedict Cumberbatch: Eyeing “Hamlet” Stage Production

Posted Wednesday March 26, 2014 2:40 PM GMT

He’s a worldwide sensation thanks to his popular “Sherlock” program and now Benedict Cumberbatch is ready to take on Shakespeare.

The “Atonement” stud has signed on for the lead in the legendary play “Hamlet” slated to open at the Barbican Theater in London from August 2015 through October 2015.


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Benedict Cumberbatch: "Good to Be Bad" Ad Man

Posted Monday March 24, 2014 9:40 PM GMT

He is one of Britain's hottest stars, and now Benedict Cumberbatch is lending his voice to the latest Jaguar ad.

Using the hashtag #GoodToBeBad, the spot features the "Sherlock" hunk saying, "Some don't know that Jaguar is one of the fastest growing luxury automotive brands, but they certainly do."


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Benedict Cumbatch in T Magazine: Sherlock Is An "Absolute B*stard"

Posted Monday March 10, 2014 4:18 PM GMT

He's known for his work in the film "Star Trek: Into Darkness" and the hit series "Sherlock," but now Benedict Cumberbatch reveals his dream roles in T magazine's latest issue.


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Vanity Fair Oscar Party: Plenty of Man Candy!

Posted Monday March 3, 2014 11:10 AM GMT

While the ladies garnered plenty of attention with their gorgeous gowns, the male guests of the Vanity Fair Oscar Party gave them a run for their money.

Oscar winner Jared Leto milled around the Sunset Plaza while proudly brandishing his Best Supporting Actor trophy.


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Benedict Cumberbatch Heads to Hollywood for the 2014 Academy Awards

Posted Sunday March 2, 2014 8:41 PM GMT

He’s always up for a fancy fete, and Benedict Cumberbatch was in great spirits as he arrived at the 86th Academy Awards in Hollywood tonight (March 2).

All gussied up in formal finery, the “Sherlock” star greeted his fellow celebrities outside Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre ahead of the entertainment industry’s biggest event.


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George Clooney & Cate Blanchett Featured in “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Mean Tweets Vol. 6

Posted Friday February 7, 2014 10:55 AM GMT

It’s becoming one of his hottest regular segments, and the sixth installment of Mean Tweets was hilarious on “ Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night (February 6).

George Clooney read, “I’m very much looking forward to the day when the world stops sucking George Clooney’s t**t. Lumpy-faced basterd.”


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Benedict Cumberbatch Solves a Few Math Problems on Sesame Street

Posted Tuesday February 4, 2014 12:10 PM GMT

Taking time away from his more serious roles, Benedict Cumberbatch paid a visit to "Sesame Street" to help kids with a few math problems.

During a sneak preview, the "Sherlock" star teamed up with Murray, who refers to himself arch enemy Murray-oriarty, for a counting lesson.


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Benedict Cumberbatch Signs on to "Blood Mountain"

Posted Thursday January 30, 2014 7:38 PM GMT

Fueling his meteoric rise, Benedict Cumberbatch signed on to appear in the new thriller, "Blood Mountain."

Directed by Sergei Bodrov, the flick follows a military contractor whose team is ambushed and he alone is left to deal with a terrorist.


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