Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch

Timeline created by Leslie Labra
  • Birth

    Benedict Cumberbatch was born on July 19, 1976, in Hammersmith, London.
  • Early years in career

    Early years in career
    During this time, Cumberbatch participated in several theatrical productions of the academy such as Noche de Reyes, by William Shakespeare, The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan, or Platonov, by Antón Chekhov.
  • First television appearance

    First television appearance
    He debuted on television with a small role in the series Heartbeat.
  • Film debut

    He debuted in theaters in the movie "Kill a King"
  • First television movie

    First television movie
    He became popular after his incarnation as scientist Stephen Hawking in the 2004 television movie Hawking.
  • Golden Globe Awards Nomination

    Golden Globe Awards Nomination
    In 2012 he was nominated for his participation in SHERLOCK at the Golden Globe Awards in the category Best Actor in a miniseries.
  • 12 years a slave

    12 years a slave
    He starred in this acclaimed historical film adapted to Solomon Northup's autobiography. The film was the winner of four Golden Globes and three Oscars including Best Picture.
  • EMMY Awards

    EMMY Awards
    In 2014, he won an EMMY award in the category Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie for his leading role in SHERLOCK.
  • The imitation game

    The imitation game
    He provided an excellent performance in the outstanding historical film based on the biography of the British Alan Turin, the cryptanalyst, mathematician and computer pioneer who was a key figure in the victory of the allies in World War II.
  • Marriage

    He married Sophie Hunter in an intimate ceremony on the Isle of Wight in southern England
  • Birth of her first child

    On June 1, 2015, their first son named Christopher Carlton was born.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch receives a medal of honor from Queen Elizabeth II

    Benedict Cumberbatch receives a medal of honor from Queen Elizabeth II
    He went to Buckingham Palace to receive the Commander of the Order of the British Empire medal that was awarded to him by Queen Elizabeth II
  • UCM

    Starred in UCM's "Doctor Strange"
  • Birth of her second child

    Her second son named Hal Auden was born
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    Academic Life

    He attended boarding schools from the age of eight and studied at the Brambletye School in West Sussex and at Harrow School, one of the most prestigious private schools in North West London. Later he taught English in a Tibetan monastery. Later he attended the University of Manchester, where he completed his studies in dramatic art; after graduation he continued his training as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
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    He starred as the best detective of all time Sherlock Holmes in a modern adaptation of the character of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the Sherlock series, a BBC production.
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    Participation in the film trilogy "The Hobbit"

    I play two characters: He lent his voice to the dragon Smaug and captured its movement to bring it to life. He gave the Necromancer a voice.