Benedict Cumberbatch - an actor whose name in recent years more and more flashes on the posters of modern blockbusters. Over the past few years, he played in many great films, but because today its popularity is growing steadily. He was Sherlock Holmes in the TV series "Sherlock", by Julian Assange in the film "The Fifth Estate" and Khan Singh in the legendary "Star Trek." These and many other roles in a few years have made it a real star of world cinema. And so today, the identity of our today's hero invariably causes an increased interest.

EARLY YEARS, CHILDHOOD AND FAMILY of Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch was born on July 19, 1976 in London. His parents Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventem - is pretty well-known actors, but because the lives of our today's hero has always been closely linked to the art of acting. Benedict studied in the best schools in London. In one of them - Harrow School - the future famous actor first came out to the stage. His acting career had at first was rather successful. Parents help the guy advice, but because all the rehearsals and performances aspiring actor struck spectators and their teachers precocious mature game.

However, despite all the successes, after the end of the school year, Benedict left the scene. For a while he traveled the world, and then settled down ... in a Tibetan monastery, where he taught English for about a year. Back in the familiar world of our today's hero has decided not at once. But on his return Benedict surprisingly quickly managed to adjust to life for the modern metropolis. First he enrolled in the University of Manchester, where he studied for several years theater. After that, the young actor also some time honing their talents in London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

THEATRE
In 2001, the year Benedict Cumberbatch began performing professionally on stage. At first, he played in the famous open-air theater in Regent's Park, and then was able to establish itself well in theaters, "Royal Court", "Almeida" and the Royal National Theatre. His brilliant acting in the play "Hedda Gabler" earned him the first of his life Laurence Olivier Award. Subsequently, a similar reward our today's hero was also honored for his role in the production of "Frankenstein" in which he alternates with Jonny Lee Miller playing doctor and his creation. This role brought the actor as a premium edition Evening Standard.

FILMOGRAPHY of Benedict Cumberbatch
First appeared on television screens English actor happened in the early 2000s. During this period, he played small roles in TV series "Heartbeat", "Silent Witness", "Gold Fields" and some others. These works can hardly be called a really big and important, but because they are often not even mentioned in the filmography of the actor. The only really remarkable paintings of this period was the role of Benedict Cumberbatch in the series "fortysomething". However, it is the popularity it still has not brought (the show was closed in the middle of the first season). For a long time not the best way, and evolved as an actor in a movie career. He played a very small role. But at some point, really starring role found our today's hero. Such fully be called the role of the famous physicist Stephen Hawking in the same film. As part of the tape Benedict played the role of the great explorer, so pretty soon gained popularity first. The talented actor was nominated for a BAFTA, and received the main prize in Monte Carlo. After that, the actor began to receive notable roles in film and on television more often. In 2005, he appeared before the audience in a comedy sketch show «Broken News» and adventure series "Journey to the edge of the earth." And then also played in the film "Amazing ease," "Atonement," "Another Boleyn Girl" and other tapes. A new wave of popularity has covered the actor after the release of the TV series "The last enemy," and the television movie "Little Island". For mentioned the role the actor was nominated for a Satellite Award and a prize BAFTA. As for film roles, among those stands out biopik "Origin" and the drama "The Whistleblower". In these films, the actor played a minor role, but the sheer scale of the project is impressive. Many interesting roles in British and American films made Benedict Cumberbatch star in his homeland. But the real international fame to our hero today after the release of the series "Sherlock" of charismatic detective, a character which has been moved to today. This role made the actor a genuine star of world television and earned him a Broadcasting Press Guild Award, as well as many other prestigious nominations. In this project also worked Morgan Freeman. Since then, the actor starred only in the best films of world cinema.

Benedict Cumberbatch TODAY
In the period from 2011 to 2013, the year our today's hero played the role in the film "War Horse," "Parade's End", "Spy, get out", "Star Trek Into Darkness", "12 years of slavery." Many of his films have been nominated for an Oscar. Several prestigious awards and nominations, and won the actor himself. In particular, in 2013, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor of the Year. However, many tapes with the actor are still in theaters. And because new awards may still appear in the bank actor.

At the moment, the latter represented by a ribbon with the actor is the film "The Fifth Estate" about the life of Julian Assange. But soon in theaters around the world have come out new movies featuring Benedict Cumberbatch - "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug", "Simulation Game", "The Hobbit: There and Back Again." Each of these tapes promises to be a blockbuster.

PERSONAL LIFE of Benedict Cumberbatch
Benedict Cumberbatch about twelve years was in a romantic relationship with actress Olivia Poulet. The couple broke up in the beginning of 2011. Later, the actor also met a few months with the designer Anna James. Former lovers parted at the end of 2011. In 2013, the name of our hero tonight appeared on the list of the sexiest men of the magazine Empire. However, despite this, the actor today still single.

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In 2010, Cumberbatch portrayed Vincent van Gogh in Van Gogh: Painted with Words. The Telegraph called his performance "[a] treat . . . vividly bringing Van Gogh to impassioned, blue-eyed life. "[45] In the same year, Cumberbatch began playing Sherlock Holmes in the joint BBC/PBS television series Sherlock, to critical acclaim. [46][47][48] The second series began on New Years Day 2012 in the United Kingdom[49] and was broadcast on PBS in the United States in May 2012. [50] The third series aired in the United States on PBS over a period of three weeks in January to February 2014. Cumberbatch won an Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for the third episode of the third series of the show entitled His Last Vow. [51] In April 2015, Cumberbatch was nominated for his sixth British Academy Television Award for Best Leading Actor for the third series of the Sherlock. [52][53] In 2016, he was once again nominated for a Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie, this time for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride. [54]

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