Recently, the movie Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness was released, causing a wave of excitement from the audience, the cinemas were full. Moments in the film have created a real blockbuster. The most anticipated character is Dr.Strange played by actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
About Benedict Cumberbatch
His real name is Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, born on July 19, 1976. He is the son of famous actors Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham. He was born into a family where his great-grandfather, great-grandfather, grandfather, and grandfather were all great officials working in the royal family. So he was raised and raised in the Royal Estate of Kensington and Chelsea located in west London. Currently, he is the leading famous British actor in Hollywood, owning a huge fortune as well as a massive acting career.
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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Career
He is currently one of the most sought-after Marvel actors, a Hollywood actor with a huge income.
Benedict Cumberbatch was born into a well-to-do family with a preference for art since childhood. So when he was only 11 years old, he was exposed to the stage of the theater as a child actor. Since 2001, Cumberbatch has been a name associated with dozens of main actors in many famous musicals at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, Almeida Theatre, Royal Palace Theater and Royal Theatre nation. In which, it is impossible not to mention the musicals A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hedda Gable or After the Dance and Frankenstein.
From the roles in the above musicals, the young actor has received many awards and nominations such as in the play Hedda Gabler, performed at the Almeida Theater on March 16, 2005, nominated for the Olivier Award for Actor Best Supporting Actor as George Tesman. In June 2010, he starred in Terence Rattigan’s After the Dance at the Royal National Theatre. The work has achieved much success and brought great resonance, winning four Olivier Awards.
In February 2011, he played Victor Frankenstein and the monster in the production of Frankenstein at the Royal National Theatre. Frankenstein was really successful when it was broadcast in cinemas as part of the show. The role in this production also brought Cumberbatch 3 Olivier Awards, Evening Standard and Critics’ Drama Awards, considered the three most prestigious awards of the London stage.
The first roles that helped him grow up and leave his mark include two guest roles in Heartbeat (2000, 2004), Freddy in Tipping Velvet (2002), Edward Hand in Cambridge Spies (2003). With his first role in the production of Hawking, in 2004 he transformed into a genius scientist that helped him receive a BAFTA Award nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series. Also thanks to that role, he brought home the Golden Nymph Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series.
In 2005, based on the William Golding trilogy, he transformed into the main character Edmund Talbot in the short series To the Ends of the Earth.
In 2008 Cumberbatch starred in the BBC miniseries The Last Enemy. His performance in that role earned him a Satellite Award nomination for Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie. Within a year, the actor received a nomination for the BAFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actor.
In 2010, he made his breakthrough when he played Vincent van Gogh in the film Van Gogh: Painted with Words. In the same year he was also praised by experts when he made a big break when he played a role in the BBC/PBS series Sherlock. He played the role for three consecutive seasons of the series. In 2016, the male artist again received an Emmy Award nomination for his role in the episode Sherlock: The Abominable Bride.
That same April, he also played King Richard III in the second part of The Hollow Crown, adapted from Shakespeare’s play.
In 2006 he was nominated for the London Society of Film Critics Award in the category “British Breakthrough Performance”. In 2007 he caught the eye of Sue Vertue and Stephen Moffat, thereby helping him to have the role of a lifetime in the series Sherlock. In the years from 2009 to 2011 he played many different roles to confirm his name in the world. That same year he played Major Jamie Stewart in Steven Spielberg’s War Horse.
In 2012, he dub motion simulation with motion-capture technology for the movie The Hobbit: An Unknown Journey, based on the original novel of the same name by J.R.R Tolkien. As for applying technology in the films, he wore clothes and applied makeup on his face so that he could bring out the dragon’s expressions and movements.
In the following years he also recorded the official soundtrack titled “Can’t Keep It Inside”. In 2013 he appeared in director J.J. Abrams’ sequel film, as the villain Khan in Star Trek Into Darkness.
And the role that has brought him worldwide fame is Doctor Strange in the Marvel movie series. With this role of the ultimate wizard, he seemed to fully portray his charismatic power as well as his godly acting. It can be said that this role was born for him so that he could take on the role as best as possible.
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Benedict Cumberbatch is famous for that, but he is extremely kind when he is often active in society and charity. He is also an ambassador for the charity The Prince’s Trust. From that, it can be seen that he is an outstanding person and has the temperament of an outstanding person from childhood to the present.