Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch CBE
Benedict Cumberbatch is an actor best known for playing Sherlock Holmes on the crime drama series Sherlock. Cumberbatch is an ambassador for The Prince’s Trust.

Cumberbatch has received numerous accolades, including the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for Frankenstein and the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie for Sherlock. His performance in The Imitation Game earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

In 2014 Time magazine included him in its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and in 2015 he was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire.