“I did not find Benedict Cumberbatch that attractive to play the Sherlock”, says, his mother Wanda Ventham

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On Tuesday, actor Benedict Cumberbatch turned 46.

In the 2010 television series Sherlock, Benedict became well-known for his role portrayal of a contemporary Sherlock Holmes. However, the best part was when Benedict gained hundreds of followers his mother was shocked. Benedict’s mother, performer Wanda Ventham, was surprised when he got the part as she didn’t think he was attractive enough to play the renowned detective.

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For his profession he has been nominated for two Academy Awards, two British Academy Film Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards. Also, Benedict has bagged a number of honours, including a British Academy Television Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Laurence Olivier Award.

Benedict’s Sherlock co-creator Steven Moffat opens up about his mother’s thoughts. He says, some time ago, Benedict’s mother, Wanda Ventham, had doubts about his suitability for that role.

In an interview with Times Out, he stated, “Benedict’s mother didn’t believe he was handsome enough to play Sherlock. No one did. He didn’t consider himself attractive, and everyone around him jokingly concurred. He still finds it absurd that he has evolved into this sex symbol”.

Apart from this role, he had appeared in several roles, including Dr. Stephen Strange in a number of movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including as Doctor Strange (2016) and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, in addition to Sherlock Holmes (2022). Additionally, he has acted in several films that have won awards, including Amazing Grace (2006), 12 Years a Slave (2013), The Imitation Game (2014), 1917 (2019), The Courier (2020), and The Power of the Dog (2021).

Currently, he is working on his next project, The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar. The cast members in this film are Ralph Fiennes, Dev Patel, Ben Kingsley, Rupert Friend, and Richard Ayoade. In this film, an actor is playing a lead role. This movie “The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar” has been on camera in London since earlier this year. The movie will soon be available on online streaming, Netflix. The fans are excited for this movie to launch on OTT. 

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benedict cumberbatch net worth

 Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor who has a net worth of $40 million dollars

benedict cumberbatch height

1.83 m

benedict cumberbatch movies and tv shows

Doctor Strange 2016, Sherlock since 2010, The Imitation Game 2014

benedict cumberbatch wife

Sophie Hunter

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