1. He's got the most British name in showbiz history

 

https://jonahnolan.tumblr.com/post/173486131722/how-do-we-call-you-benedict-or-mr-cumberbatch

 

 

2. And that name is one of the most well-established memes in tumblr history:

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3. So it's semi-ironic that the running gag with Doctor Strange is people commenting on HIS unconventional name as well

 

http://kpfun.tumblr.com/post/163995839084

 

 


4. His singularly unique looks have made him an obsessive subject for fan-artists (artwork by Ali Seiffouri)

weird drawing benedict cumberbatch

 

5. But he's willing to share his beauty secrets

 

http://thelostsmiles.tumblr.com/post/173489559853/thank-you-skittles-coffee-how-benedict

 




6. He knows how to promote a movie

 

7. He serves as a mentor for co-star Tom Holland, making sure he behaves as a responsible actor under contract

 

8. He's been shown to be nice to fans

 

http://insidiac.tumblr.com/post/173505719155/i-dont-think-ill-ever-be-over-this-moment-im

 

 


9. He even raised money for healthcare in Africa... by holding a contest where fans could win a chance to have afternoon tea with him

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10. Benedict Cumberbatch REFUSES to give into peer pressure

 

http://raggedy-spaceman.tumblr.com/post/173491290392/shush-ben-it-would-have-been-awesome-bless-tom-at

 

 

11. Since 2010, he and fellow thespian Tom Hiddleston have owned the collective soul of anglophiles and fangirls across the world



 

12. Even though the guy can't say the word "penguins" for reasons we have yet to determine