Benedict Cumberbatch quotes

Born
19 July 1976, London, England.

Occupation
Actor.

Benedict Cumberbatch is an English actor.

Talking about class terrifies me. There is no way of winning.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I’m a high-functioning sociopath, do your research.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

There’s so much in the 21st century that is stymied by bureaucracy and mediocrity and committee.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

Upper class to me means you are either born into wealth or you’re Royalty.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

Pull the hair on my head the wrong way, and I would be on my knees begging for mercy. I have very sensitive follicles.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I’ve always wanted to play a spy, because it is the ultimate acting exercise. You are never what you seem.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

If you can’t fail, you can never get better.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I am a PR disaster because I talk too much.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I was brought up in a world of privilege.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I’m not loyal to one genre. I want to mix it up.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I keep myself amused and others confused.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

It is a wonderful thing to get married young and become a father.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I have an appetite for the normal in my life, as well as the abnormal.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

Live a life less ordinary.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I drag a lot of stuff round with me that I don’t need.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

I’ve realised now that the reality of children is you have to be in the right place with the right person.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

People always want to knock you when you’re up.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

Mum did a lot of commercial theatre and farces in the 1980s and ’90s to make sure the school bills were paid.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

We have a lot more unlikely heroes now. It’s not just the guy with guns—it’s the guy with brains.
– Benedict Cumberbatch

Every job is incredibly different, and I love it because you’re picking up skill sets and experiences. It’s the university of life.
– Benedict Cumberbatch