Colin Firth vs Benedict Cumberbatch

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$14 Million
Net worth 2018
$20 Million
Film & Theater Personalities
Industry
Film & Theater Personalities
Grayshott
Residence
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
British
Country
British
10/09/1960
BirthDay
19/07/1976
1.87 m
Height
1.83 m
Alamein Secondary School (now Kings' School), Comprehensive school, Barton Peveril Sixth Form College
Education
Brambletye School, Harrow School, University of Manchester, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art
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2010

He played King George VI in the epic historical drama, ‘The King’s Speech’ in 2010

2003

He was part of the ensemble cast of the Christmas-themed film, ‘Love Actually’ in 2003 which explored the different aspects of love shown through ten interwoven stories

2001

However, it was a fate he could not escape and was again cast as a brooding and cold hunk in the film adaptation of ‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ in 2001

1998

He played Lord Wessex in the 1998 romantic comedy drama ‘Shakespeare in Love’ that tells of a love affair involving Shakespeare while he was writing a play

1997

He married Italian film producer Livia Giuggioli in 1997

1989

He was romantically involved with actress Meg Tilly from 1989 and had a son with her

1988

In 1988, he portrayed the real-life soldier Robert Lawrence in the BBC drama ‘Tumbledown’ which was about the story of a brave soldier who is severely injured at the Battle of Mount Tumbledown

1984

He forayed into films by reprising the same role in the film adaptation of the play in 1984

1983

He played Hamlet in the Drama Centre’s production for which he got noticed by the playwright Julian Mitchell who cast him as Tommy Judd in the stage production ‘Another Country’ in 1983

2013

He voiced the ‘UK prime minister’ as well as ‘Alan Rickman’ for the Special Valentine episode that aired in February of 2013

2005

He was filming for ‘To the Ends of the Earth (2005)’ when he and his fellow actors were kidnapped by a group of armed men in the wilderness

1976

Benedict Cumberbatch was born on the 19 July 1976, in London, to ‘Timothy Carlton and ‘Wanda Ventham