An English actor and producer who is better known for starring as Sherlock Holmes on the British crime drama series Sherlock. He is son to actors Timothy Carlton and and Wanda Ventham. After completing his graduation, he spend a year teaching English at a Tibetan monastery in Darjeeling, India. He studied drama from University of Manchester. He started his career in 2001 by starring in lead role in various plays that was organized in Royal National Theaters, Regent's Park Open Air, Almeida and Royal Court. For his supporting role in play Hedda Gabler, he was nominated for Olivier Award. In the 2007 film Atonement he was seen in the supporting role alongside with Keira Knightley. In 2014, he received Academy Award nomination for his outstanding role of Alan Turing in movie named The Imitation Game.
He was all over headlines in 2005 after he along with his two friends were abducted overnight and held at gunpoint by a group of locals. Talking about his marital status, he is a married man. He is married to his longtime girlfriend who is an opera director. Prior of being relationship with her, he has dated no. of actress. He was rumored of dating hot actress Dakota Johnson. He is father of a son from his marriage.
Benedict Cumberbatch Affairs
First Affair with Olivia Poulet
She is an Actress and Screenwriter. They were in long term relationship for about 11 years.Reason behind their breakup is still a mystery.
Second Affair with Anna Jones
She is a British decorative artist and jewelry designer. Their relationship spanned a short period only.