Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English actor. His most acclaimed roles include Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama Hawking (2004); William Pitt in the historical film Amazing Grace (2006); protagonist Stephen Ezard in the miniseries thriller The Last Enemy (2008); Paul Marshall in Atonement (2007); Bernard in Small Island (2009); and Sherlock Holmes in the modern BBC adaptation series Sherlock (2010–12).

In February 2011, he starred in Danny Boyle's stage adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein at the Royal National Theatre. In late 2011, he played Major Stewart in Steven Spielberg's War Horse (2011). He also played Peter Guillam, one of the pivotal roles in Tomas Alfredson's Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011).

He also starred as Christopher Tietjens in the BBC/HBO co-produced miniseries, Parade's End, which first aired August 2012. He portrayed Smaug the dragon through voice and motion capture and also provided the motion capture for the Necromancer in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy (2012).

Cumberbatch portrayed the main antagonist, Khan Noonien Singh, in J. J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness, released in May 2013, and will play WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in The Fifth Estate.

本尼迪克特·康伯巴奇(Benedict Cumberbatch),英国著名演员,1976年7月19日出生于英国伦敦,毕业于哈罗公学和曼彻斯特大学。2001年左右开始演艺生涯,期间参演过多部舞台剧,并担任了多部作品的配音。2010年,康伯巴奇在BBC迷你剧《神探夏洛克》(《新福尔摩斯》)中完美出演夏洛克·福尔摩斯(Sherlock)一角,获得巨大成功,人气飙升,并获得当年多项大奖,剧中服装造型风靡英国。随后,康伯巴奇受邀参演多部电影,如《战马》、《锅匠》等,并出席金球奖及奥斯卡颁奖典礼,并接受《GQ》、《名利场》等多家杂志专访,是前途无限的新星。