Benedict Cumberbatch

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Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch
LifetimeJuly 19, 1976
PortrayedNecromancer, Smaug in:
 The Hobbit (film series)

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

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

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