This is the biggest moment since getting an Oscar nomination earlier this year Benedict Cumberbatch In 2022. The second film by popular Marvel character Dr. Strange is hitting theaters this Thursday (5/5). Benedict The movie has a comic book superhero character who has huge box office potential. How about getting to know Benedict Cumberbatch better?
1. Two Oscar nominations
Benedict Cumberbatch He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in two moments of his career: when he made “The Imitation Game” (2014) and when he made “Attack of the Dogs” (2021). Interestingly, the two characters face questions about their sexuality.
2. Volunteer in Tibet
Before fame, Benedict Cumberbatch Worked as an English teacher. He used to teach as a volunteer in a monastery in Tibet, India. Since it was an unpaid job, he had to save money for several months to be able to do it.
3. Pop culture icon
Career Benedict Cumberbatch Includes the appearance of various pop culture icons. He starred in “Beyond Darkness: Star Trek” (2013), starred in the “The Hobbit” franchise (2012-2014), smug / necromancer, and Sherlock Holmes in the “Sherlock” (2010-2017) series. MCU Movies.
4. Kidnapping in South Africa
2005, Benedict Cumberbatch Two friends were abducted during a trip to South Africa. The car’s tires were punctured and armed robbers took the opportunity to abduct them, taking them to “unstable areas”. Later, the team was released without any explanation. Benedict Always remember this story when you hear it “How to disappear completely”, Of RadioheadThat song was playing in the car.
5. Vegan diet
Benedict Cumberbatch Do not eat meat. He has talked about it several times. When an interviewer asked him if he liked a famous restaurant that specializes in chicken, he said: “Only if they have a vegetarian alternative”. In another situation, when asked if he had tried Singaporean cuisine, he said: “As much as a vegetarian can”.
6. Long lasting and very married relationship
The actor is married to the opera director Sophie Hunter Since 2015. The couple, who had only been friends for seven years before starting dating, have three children.
7. Defender of equal rights in practice
Benedict Cumberbatch She considers herself a feminist and has even campaigned on the issue. Also, he played his part in the industry. In 2018, she said that she would take up the role in the film as soon as the female head gets her equal pay. He wants to fight the pay gap in Hollywood.
8. Regret for “Zoolander 2”
He regrets playing a non-binary character in the movie “Zoolander 2” (2016). Benedict He said he would not take the role nowadays. “And I think, nowadays, my character is played by no one but a trans actor. But I remember not necessarily thinking about it in this sense, and being more about two dinosaurs and two different clichs who don’t understand this diverse new world. But it has been reversed. ” Explains
9. Friendship with Tom Hiddleston
Benedict Cumberbatch And Tom Hiddleston (Loki) has become a great friend offscreen. Many fans ship both. “She can do anything. He did almost everything. He is one of our best. He’s a great actor, a great man and I’m glad he’s my friend. “ Already said Tone.
10. Fear of “Doctor Strange 2”
Great expectations all around “Doctor Strange in Madness’s Multiverse” He leaves Benedict Scared “I’m terrified of the second album because the first one was such a great success and Doctor Strange has become a much-loved character. I think it’s always hard to exceed expectations when they’re high. “ Account