What you don't know about Benedict Cumberbatch

The English actor turns 43 on July 19

Stars Insider

17/07/19 | StarsInsider


Benedict Cumberbatch is currently one of the world's most popular actors. From the stage to the big screen, his performances are highly acclaimed and admired by fans worldwide.

The award-winning actor was born on July 19, 1976 in London, England. His parents, Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham, were also actors. But despite trying to steer their son away from an acting carer, Cumberbatch eventually fell in love with acting and became an actor himself—and a very good one!

From 'Sherlock Holmes' to 'Doctor Strange,' Cumberbatch has played a number of iconic roles that will forever be associated with his name. But his looks have also played a part in his success. The actor's elegance and style made him a constant presence in several "Sexiest Man Alive" lists. And not only is he talented and handsome, Benedict Cumberbatch's charitable work has also earned him brownie points. He supports a number of causes and regularly donates to charity.  

But there's a lot more about the actor that you probably don't know. Click on the gallery and learn some interesting facts about Benedict Cumberbatch.


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