Benedict Cumberbatch, 35, was born in London and educated at Harrow. In 2004, his portrayal of Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama Hawking earned him a Bafta nomination, and he got another for Sherlock; next year he plays the lead in Parade's End. On stage, he has appeared in Danny Boyle's acclaimed production of Frankenstein, and his film parts include Starter For 10, Atonement, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Peter Jackson's forthcoming The Hobbit. He stars in Steven Spielberg's new film, War Horse.
Benedict Cumberbatch,35,生於倫敦並在哈羅公學畢業。2004年， 他於BBC Drama "Hawking"中飾演的Stephen Hawking為他贏得BAFTA的提名，隨後是Sherlock，而下年他將會出演Parade's End的主角。在台上他演過Danny Boyle's 製作的Frankenstein，電影方面包括：Starter For 10, Atonement, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Peter Jackson即推出的 The Hobbit。他同時也出現於Steven Spielberg的新電影, War Horse。
When were you happiest? （你最快樂的時光是？）
With the sun on my face and a beer in my hand, the morning after I had been in a car-jacking in South Africa.
What is your greatest fear? （你最恐懼的事是？）
Forgetting people's names.
What is your earliest memory? （你最早的記憶是？）
Falling off a swing at my grandmother's.
Which living person do you most admire, and why? （那一個活著的人是你最敬佩？
Amber, my aunt, and her boyfriend, Gian Luigi Valino – he has primary lateral sclerosis and she cares for him.
Amber，我的阿姨，還有他的男朋友， Gian Luigi Valino –他有原發性側索硬化症(肌肉萎縮症)，而她一直照顧關心他。
What is the trait you most deplore in yourself? （你最悔恨自己什麼特點？）
Impatience as well as indecision.
What is the trait you most deplore in others? （你最悔恨別人什麼特點？）
What was your most embarrassing moment? （你最尷尬的時刻是？）
When I was six, I got stung by a wasp in a Greek market. A widow pulled down my pants, held me upside down and rubbed an onion on my bum.
What makes you unhappy? （什麼讓你覺得難過？）
The thought of what my grandchildren will have to endure.
What do you most dislike about your appearance? （你最不喜歡你外表那一點？）
The size and shape of my head. I've been likened to Sid from Ice Age.
What is your guiltiest pleasure? （你最感到愧疚的興趣是？）
The X Factor. （英國真人歌唱秀）
What is your most unappealing habit? （你最討厭的壞習慣是？）
Hoarding. I drag a lot of stuff round with me that I don't need.
What would be your fancy dress costume of choice? （你最花形的奇裝異服是什麼？）
I rather enjoyed wearing bandages round my face as the Invisible Man at the last one I went to. People got to know me without recognizing me.
What is the worst thing anyone's ever said to you? （別人對你說得最差的話是？）
A blog that said, "The talentless wooden acting of arse-named, horse-faced twot Benedict Cumberbatch."
＊twot是網狀用詞＝Total Waste of Time.
What was the best kiss of your life? （你這輩子中最好的一吻是？）
One on a dancefloor when I was 21 – she knows who she is.
Which words or phrases do you most overuse? （有什麼字詞你太常用？）
What has been your biggest disappointment? （有什麼讓你最失望？）
Not being a dad by the age of 32.
If you could edit your past, what would you change? （如果你能改變過去，你想改變什麼？）
I possibly might not have called Trevor Nunn Adrian Noble at my first audition for him.
我很可能不會在我第一次試鏡時把Trevor Nunn 叫成Adrian Noble。
What is the closest you've come to death? （你什麼時候離死亡最近？）
I drive a motorbike, so there is the whiff of the grim reaper round every corner, especially in London.
What single thing would improve the quality of your life? （有什麼時會改善你的生活質量？）
Better time management.
What do you consider your greatest achievement? （有什麼會你最大的成就？）
I wish I could say children.
What keeps you awake at night? （有什麼會讓你輾轉難眠？）
What song would you like played at your funeral? （你想在你葬禮上播什麼歌？）
The Only Way Is Up.
How would you like to be remembered? （你想通過什麼而被怎樣記住？）
By being remembered.
Tell us a secret （跟我們說一個秘密）
Lines are very difficult to learn.