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 Surabhi Redkar

May 05, 2022

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Benedict Cumberbatch: Career highlights

Hawking

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One of the actor's earliest roles to leave everyone impressed was BBC's TV drama Hawking. Benedict Cumberbatch became the first actor ever to play Stephen Hawking onscreen

Benedict Cumberbatch gained global recognition for his performance as Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock and also won the Primetime Emmy Award for it

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Sherlock

Benedict was almost cast as the villainous Malekith in 2013's Thor: The Dark World but eventually made his MCU debut as Doctor Strange in 2016

Marvel Casting

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Another major franchise that Benedict Cumberbatch has starred in apart from Marvel is Star Trek where he played the antagonist Khan

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Star Trek

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The actor was appointed a CBE in the 2015 Birthday Honours for services to the performing arts and to charity by Queen Elizabeth II

CBE Honour

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Benedict Cumberbatch was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame during a ceremony in LA in March 2022

Walk Of Fame Star

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Benedict Cumberbatch's portrayal of Alan Turing in The Imitation Game earned him his first Oscars nomination for Best Actor

First Academy Award Nomination

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Benedict received high praise for his performance in Jane Campion's The Power of the Dog and also an Oscars nomination

The Power of the Dog

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With Elizabeth Olsen's Wanda having a major role in the film, Doctor Strange 2 will include connections to WandaVision series such as the appearance of Wanda's kids

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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Benedict Cumberbatch made his hosting debut on Saturday Night Live in 2016 and will be returning for the second time in May 2022

SNL Hosting

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