Birth Name: Benedict Cumberbatch
Birth Place: London, England, GB
The man with the unlikely marquee name, Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, was born on July 19, 1976 in London, England to British actors Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham. He attended Brambletye School in West Sussex and then Harrow School in London, where he first began dabbling as an actor. Cumberbatch then took a year off to teach English in a Tibetan monastery, before attending the University of Manchester as a drama student. After continuing his training at the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, he began making the rounds on stage, appearing in productions such as "Hedda Gabler" (2005) and in the 2011 stage production of Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein." During this ...
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