Cumberbatch was born in London, the son of actors. He taught English for a year at a Tibetan monastery and studied drama at the University of Manchester.
Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actor Nominations
- "Sherlock: A Scandal in Belgravia" (2012); lost to Kevin Costner ("Hatfields and McCoys")
Best TV Movie/Miniseries Actor Nomination
- "Sherlock" (2013); lost to Kevin Costner ("Hatfields and McCoys")
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