LONDON, November 5. /TASS/. According to The Times, famous British actor Benedict Cumberbatch,38, (Sherlock, The Fifth Estate, Star Trek: Into Darkness) is engaged to Sophie Hunter, 36, an actress and theatre director.
Several weeks after George Clooney’s much-anticipated marriage, it was announced Cumberbatch is also going to marry.
Cumberbatch was listed by Tatler as one of the most eligible bachelors of the UK in 2012, however, by the end of the year he can “disappear” from this list. Sophie Hunter, an Oxford graduate, studied in Paris and New York. She also acted in some films and theatre performances.
Benedict Cumberbatch became famous for his role in the BBC television show Sherlock. Now he is preparing to play the role of Richard III, King of England. Last month, Cumberbatch’s wax figure was installed in London’s legendary Madame Tussauds Museum. It was placed next to famous Hollywood actors’ figures — Brad Pitt and Johnny Depp.