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Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch



United Kingdom

Age: 45

Born: 19 Jul, 1976

Known for

In Sherlock as Sherlock Holmesas Sherlock Holmes

in Sherlock
In What If...? as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange Supremeas Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange Supreme

in What If...?
In What If...? as Stephen Strange / Doctor Strangeas Stephen Strange / Doctor Strange

in What If...?
In Good Omens as Satanas Satan

in Good Omens

TV Series Starring Benedict Cumberbatch

The 39 Steps (2021)The 39 Steps (2021)

Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock's masterpiece in 1935, " the 39 steps " ... An ordinary man, Richard Hannay, becomes an unwilling pawn in a vast international conspiracy to restore world order: 39 steps that will change the world as we know it ...


LondongradLondongrad

The series tells the true story of Alexander Litvinenko, the former KGB agent and later defector killed by poisoning with the radioactive isotope polonium-210 in 2006.


What If...?What If...?
Disney+, 2021 | Family, Action, Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Based on the Marvel comic line of the same name, the animated series will examine zany alternate timelines based on "what if?" questions.


Good OmensGood Omens
Amazon, 2019 | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

According to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch (the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies), the world will end on a Saturday. Next Saturday, in fact. Just before dinner. So the armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except Aziraphale, a somewhat fussy angel, and Crowley, a fast-living demon - both of whom have lived among Earth's mortals since The Beginning and have grown rather fond of the lifestyle - are not actually looking forward to the coming war. And someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist...


Patrick MelrosePatrick Melrose
Showtime, 2018 | Drama | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

Based on Edward St. Aubyn's series of novels, Melrose hilariously skewers the upper class with the odyssey of Patrick Melrose, an aristocratic and outrageously funny playboy who struggles to overcome the damage inflicted by a horribly abusive father and the mother who tacitly condoned the behavior.Each of the five episodes will tackle one of Aubyn's semi-autobiographical novels: Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, Mother's Milk, and At Last. The first book illustrated Melrose's childhood abuse at the hands of his father, while the sequels tracked his life through drug abuse, recovery, and fatherhood.


The Hollow CrownThe Hollow Crown
BBC Three, 2012 | Drama, Military/War, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

A tale of family, politics and power. The films tell the rise and fall of three Kings and how their destiny shaped our history.


Parade's EndParade's End
BBC Three, 2012 | Drama, Action, Military/War, Romance
Rating: 2/5

The series is set at the end of the Edwardian era and the conclusion of the First World War. The series features a love triangle between English aristocrat Christopher Tietjens, his beautiful but cruel wife Sylvia and Valentine Wannop, who Christopher has fallen in love with.


Stephen Hawking's Grand DesignStephen Hawking's Grand Design

Although the range of Stephen Hawking's cosmological investigations is almost boundless, he's long been drawn to a handful of really big ideas that are also powerful engines of curiosity and imagination across the world.


SherlockSherlock
BBC One, 2010 | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Modern day Sherlock Holmes story. This series retells the tale of England's most infamous detective, with Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman taking the leads as Sherlock Holmes and John Watson respectively.


Into the Universe with Stephen HawkingInto the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking discusses how the universe began and if life can be found on distant planets.


Small IslandSmall Island

Lives and loves entwine in Andrea Levy's award-winning story of Jamaicans and Londoners involved in the Second World War.


The Last EnemyThe Last Enemy
BBC One, 2008 | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller
Rating: 2/5

This fast-paced thriller stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Ezard, a man bent on uncovering the truth about his brother's death. He soon finds himself in the midst of an international conspiracy and a torrid love affair.


To The Ends Of The EarthTo The Ends Of The Earth
BBC One, 2005 | Drama, Mini-Series
Rating: 3.7/5

In 1812, young British aristocrat Edmund Talbot travels by ship to Australia, and learns more about himself and about life than he had ever bargained for.


DunkirkDunkirk
BBC One, 2004 | Drama, Military/War, History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

What happened at Dunkirk in May 1940 must go down as one of the greatest escapes of all time. A third of a million British soldiers were facing annihilation but just days later the majority had been rescued and Churchill had delivered his most famous speech, vowing never to surrender. Through the use of hybrid drama and documentary techniques, this BBC television docudrama series offers a unique perspective and a true understanding of what actually happened. Dramatic stories, sourced from the accounts of men involved, and shot in documentary style, are put in context by archive footage, maps, CGI and commentary.


FortySomethingFortySomething
ITV, 2003 | Comedy, Drama
Rating: 3.3/5

Hugh Laurie plays a sexually frustrated, red-tape wrapped GP Paul Slippery in a six-part comedy drama adapted by Nigel Williams from his bawdy novel set in the west London suburb of Putney.