Who Is Benedict Cumberbatch?

Why It's Time to Consider Becoming a "Cumberbitch"

Why It's Time to Consider Becoming a "Cumberbitch"

By now, you've surely heard the name Benedict Cumberbatch. It's a difficult one to forget. What is easy to forget, however, is what's behind that name and those charming British looks! Benedict has been all over award season because of his roles in 12 Years a Slave and August: Osage County. While his individual performances haven't received any nods, he's been there in support of his nominated cast members as well as each film's general nominations.

It's clear Benedict has been sweeping celebrities and fans alike off their feet, and it's time to remind you why he's so great. That's where we come in. Even before award season, Benedict was causing a stir. We're going over the best and the brightest moments of Benedict's career so far, from his (not so) secret sexiness to his near-perfect Alan Rickman impression. Keep scrolling to find out what makes the Cumberbitches — yes, that would be the actual name of his actual fan base — go so wild.

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