'Dr Strange'   Benedict Cumberbatch     Lifestyle & Facts

By Umesh Kumar

May 8, 2022

Second generation star

Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch CBE was born on  July 19, 1976, to actors Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton.


On the auspicius ocassion of Valentine's Day, Benedict Cumberbatch married Sophie Hunter in 2015. They have three sons.


Benedict has a rare genetic condition called heterochromia iridis. It means that his eyes are actually two different colors.

Multi Talented

Benedict is both an art lover and an artist. He has been known to donate his self-portraits to charity.

Benedict made his debut in the MCU in and as Doctor Strange. This, indeed, became his career-defining role.

He went a bit "strange" in 2015

He doubted being sherlock holmes

Benedict Cumberbatch almost rejected the role of Sherlock Holmes as he thought it was "cheap and cheesy". 

Yes. Benedict Cumberbatch was honoured with the Commander of the British Empire award by Queen Elizabeth II herself at the Buckingham Palace in 2015.

He even Won the Queen's Heart