Benedict Cumberbatch attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and obtained a Master of Arts in Classical Acting. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions. He made his West End debut in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005. He has also starred in the Royal National Theatre productions After the Dance (2010) and Frankenstein (2011). In 2015, he played William Shakespeare's Hamlet at the Barbican Theatre.
He is perhaps best-known for his performance on the television series Sherlock on the BBC (Emmy Award). His films include August: Osage County and The Imitation Game (Academy Award nomination).
Benedict Cumberbatch Awards and Nominations
|Olivier Awards - 2016 - Best Actor|
|Olivier Awards - 2012 - Best Actor|
|Olivier Awards - 2006 - Best Performance in a Supporting Role|
|Benedict CumberbatchHedda Gabler|