- Launched by the BBC, he stars in their modern adaptation of Sherlock, as well as their homage to the great physician Stephen Hawking. He has received two British Academy TV awards in the category "Best Actor" for both these roles.
- Not only did he lend his voice to a character in The Hobbit, but he also played a supporting role in Oscar-winning movie Twelve Years A Slave.
- Winner of a Primetime Emmy award for playing Sherlock, he appeared in The Times' list of the world's most influential celebrities, the "Time 100".
- Cherry on top, he got to play Alan Turing in the biography movie The Imitation Game, acclaimed by both the public and the critics. He even got a Golden Globe nomination for his part in this brilliant movie.
- And when it comes to his personal life, Benedict Cumberbatch couldn't get any luckier either. In November 2014, The Times announced his engagement with theater director Sophie Hunter. Thus in late December, the press learned she was pregnant with his child.
B.C. proves that talent and determination are the perfect combination to make all your dreams come true. I don't know about you but I'm delighted, because he deserves all the love and success he's getting, and more...