The British actor is a 46-year-old British actor, known for various roles on English and American television, he played Stephen Hawking in the film Hawking of 2004, and also one of the most famous literary fiction characters, Sherlock Holmes, in the series Holmes which was televised in the UK from the 2010 until the middle of 2017, reaping success in the UK audience.
In addition to this, he rose to world fame in 2016 when he got the role of Dr Strange in what is known as the “Marvel Cinematic Universe”, a compendium of films based on the comics of the Marvel production house.
The actor has participated in 5 films as one of the main roles, but last year, 2022, he was the protagonist of one of the newest films in the saga, titled “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”gaining even more relevance among fans of the saga, and among the general public, because the film was a total success at the box office and its impact on social networks was just as impressive.
In the latest scandal in the entertainment world, The actor’s family has been sued by the country barbados, located in the Antilles, known for being the country of birth of the singer Rihanna.
In the statement, which was released on the 2021 When the country ended its break with the British monarchy, the country demands financial reparations from Benedict Cumberbatch’s family because his ancestors were Slavists in Barbadense territory.
In the report, it is stated that Abraham Parry Cumberbatch bought a farm in the territory of the country and for more than 100 years controlled a plantation with 250 slaves. This activity generated a generational fortune that the actor enjoys today and for which the country demands reparations.
Interestingly, the actor participated in a film titled “12 Years a Slave” in 2012, and according to his own account, he decided to participate in the film because he is aware of the moral charge that his ancestors left him.