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Benedict Cumberbatch

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

Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor who will portray (through motion capture) and voice the dragon Smaug and voice the Necromancer in the upcoming adaptations of The Hobbit.[1] Cumberbatch stars with Martin Freeman in the BBC TV series Shelock.


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