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'''Benedict Cumberbatch''' is a British actor who will portray (through motion capture) and voice the dragon [[Smaug]] and voice the [[Sauron|Necromancer]] in the [[The Hobbit films|upcoming adaptations]] of ''[[The Hobbit]]''.<ref name="THCumberbatch">{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/TheHobbitMovie/posts/238891146211018|articlename=If Benedict Cumberbatch...|dated=8-May-2012|website=FB|accessed=12-May-2012}}</ref>
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'''Benedict Cumberbatch''' is a British actor who portrayed the dragon [[Smaug]] and the [[Sauron|Necromancer]] in [[The Hobbit (film series)|''The Hobbit (film series)'']] using motion capture as well as his voice .<ref name="THCumberbatch">{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.facebook.com/TheHobbitMovie/posts/238891146211018|articlename=If Benedict Cumberbatch...|dated=8-May-2012|website=FB|accessed=12-May-2012}}</ref> Cumberbatch stars with [[Martin Freeman]] in the BBC TV series [[Wikipedia:Sherlock (TV series)|Sherlock]].
  
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==Awards==
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* [[2013]] - '''[http://www.bafta.org/los-angeles/britannia-awards Britannia Award]''', British Artist of the Year, ''[[The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug]]''
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* [[2014]] - '''[http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com/ Behind the Voice Actors Awards]''', Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in a Feature Film, ''The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug''
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* 2014 - '''Behind the Voice Actors Awards''', Breakthrough Voice Actor of the Year.
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==Bibliography, selected==
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*'''[[2014]]''': ''[[Smaug: Unleashing the Dragon]]'' (foreword)
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== External Links ==
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* {{WP|Benedict Cumberbatch}}
 
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Latest revision as of 23:05, 30 January 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch
LifetimeJuly 19, 1976
PortrayedSmaug and the Necromancer in:
 The Hobbit (film series)
IMDbProfile

Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor who portrayed the dragon Smaug and the Necromancer in The Hobbit (film series) using motion capture as well as his voice .[1] Cumberbatch stars with Martin Freeman in the BBC TV series Sherlock.

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[edit] Bibliography, selected

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References

  1. "If Benedict Cumberbatch..." dated 8 May 2012, Facebook (accessed 12 May 2012)