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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hairstyles Over the Years 

Check out Benedict Cumberbatch's prominent hairstyles over the years. Explore the iconic and sophisticated hairstyles this famous English actor sported with his usual dark locks.

Benedict Cumberbatch paired his textured black suit with short highlighted waves at the premiere of

Best remembered for his catchy name, Benedict Cumberbatch has shown us numerous distinctive hairstyles that really look great on him. One of those is the signature medium-length curls that the famous detective Sherlock Holmes has sported. This lead role has granted him stardom and widespread recognition. Benedict then confessed that he actually can’t stand Sherlock’s hair as he thinks it makes him look a bit like a woman.

The British actor has also played several roles in Hollywood including “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” where he had a 70s hairstyle, “War Horse” where he had a side-swept and a mustache, “Star Trek: Into the Darkness” where he admitted that he had difficulties on deciding for his hairstyle, and “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” where he played the perilous dragon, Smaug.

Benedict Cumberbatch eventually has been known in playing eccentric geniuses and sci-fi roles where he has changed his looks a lot of times. He has won several film awards and has been nominated both for Golden Globe and Oscar for his portrayal of Alan Turing in “The Imitation Game”. This is where he showed off a bizarre slick undercut hairstyle with a harshly side-parting. In 2016, he starred in the title role of the Marvel film “Doctor Strange” and repeated the role in “Avengers: Infinity War” in 2018.

Benedict Cumberbatch has come so far. Sporting sophisticated or edgy hairstyles, the actor flawlessly demonstrated us how to look great in each style.

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Benedict Cumberbatch looking sharp in a navy blue suit along with a buzz cut hairstyle at the world premiere of Marvel Studios'

Benedict Cumberbatch looking sharp in a navy blue suit along with a buzz cut hairstyle at the world premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” held last April 22, 2019.

On November 3, 2018, the English actor made an appearance at the premiere of On November 3, 2018, the English actor made an appearance at the premiere of “The Grinch” at the Alice Tully Hall with a textured crew cut incorporated with a mustache.

The actor attended the Showtime Emmy Eve Nominee Party at the Chateau Marmont on September 16, 2018 sporting a buzz cut and a neatly trimmed beard.

The actor attended the Showtime Emmy Eve Nominee Party at the Chateau Marmont on September 16, 2018 sporting a buzz cut and a neatly trimmed beard.

Benedict Cumberbatch exhibited a neat look showcasing a side-parted hairstyle at the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' held last April 23, 2018.Benedict Cumberbatch exhibited a neat look showcasing a side-parted hairstyle at the premiere of Disney and Marvel’s ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ held last April 23, 2018.

Benedict Cumberbatch had a combed over hairstyle at the 2018 CinemaCon - Warner Bros. Pictures 'The Big Picture' Presentation held on April 24, 2018.

Benedict Cumberbatch had a combed over hairstyle at the 2018 CinemaCon – Warner Bros. Pictures ‘The Big Picture’ Presentation held on April 24, 2018.

The English actor gelled his hair into a side-swept style during the Brad Pitt World premiere of 'Doctor Strange' held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on October 20, 2016.The English actor gelled his hair into a side-swept style during the Brad Pitt World premiere of ‘Doctor Strange’ held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on October 20, 2016.

Benedict Cumberbatch's natural wavy locks styled in a deep side part during the Wimbledon Championships in London on Jul 12, 2015. Benedict Cumberbatch’s natural wavy locks styled in a deep side part during the Wimbledon Championships in London on Jul 12, 2015.

Benedict Cumberbatch with his wife Sophie Hunter attending The Weinstein Company / Netflix Golden Globes After Party last January 11, 2015. The actor looked different with his glasses on complemented with a long slicked back hairstyle.

Benedict Cumberbatch with his wife Sophie Hunter attending The Weinstein Company / Netflix Golden Globes After Party last January 11, 2015. The actor looked different with his glasses on complemented with a long slicked back hairstyle.

The actor pulled off a sleek side-swept hairstyle that perfectly goes with his classic black suit during the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala last January 3rd.The actor pulled off a sleek side-swept hairstyle that perfectly goes with his classic black suit during the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala last January 3rd.

The actor paired his textured black suit with short highlighted waves at the premiere of The actor paired his textured black suit with short highlighted waves at the premiere of “The Imitation Game” at the Ziegfeld Theatre on November 17, 2014.

Benedict Cumberbatch arranged his brown wavy mane into soft spikes with highlights at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards last November 14, 2014.

Benedict Cumberbatch arranged his brown wavy mane into soft spikes with highlights at the 2014 Hollywood Film Awards last November 14, 2014.

Benedict Cumberbatch attended the screening of The Imitation Game on the opening night gala of the BFI London Film Festival last October 8, 2014 with short wavy hair complemented with a black tux.

The actor showcased his side-parted locks accentuated with brown highlights during the 86th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood on March 2, 2014.The actor showcased his side-parted locks accentuated with brown highlights during the 86th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Hollywood on March 2, 2014.

The actor slicked back his straightened hair at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium last January 18, 2014.The actor slicked back his straightened hair at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium last January 18, 2014.

During the premiere of his movie During the premiere of his movie “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on December 2, 2013, Benedict Cumberbatch pulled off a wavy side-parted hairstyle that’s paired with a black velvet suit.

The English actor appeared at the premiere of The Fifth Estate at the 38th Toronto International Film Festival on September 5, 2013 sporting his black side-parted hair.

The English actor appeared at the premiere of The Fifth Estate at the 38th Toronto International Film Festival on September 5, 2013 sporting his black side-parted hair.

Benedict Cumberbatch was seen filming scenes for Sherlock in London on August 21, 2013 with his iconic dark tousled waves.

Benedict Cumberbatch was seen filming scenes for Sherlock in London on August 21, 2013 with his iconic dark tousled waves.

The English actor styled his medium-length black hair in a loose slicked back at the UK Premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness at The Empire Cinema on May 2, 2013.The English actor styled his medium-length black hair in a loose slicked back at the UK Premiere of Star Trek Into Darkness at The Empire Cinema on May 2, 2013.

Benedict Cumberbatch in his regular cut with some highlights at the UK premiere of Anna Karenina at Odeon Leicester Square, London last May 9, 2012.

Benedict Cumberbatch in his regular cut with some highlights at the UK premiere of Anna Karenina at Odeon Leicester Square, London last May 9, 2012.

The actor arrived at the BAFTA Award Season Tea Party 2012 at Four Seasons Hotel on January 14, 2012 with loose side-parted hair.The actor arrived at the BAFTA Award Season Tea Party 2012 at Four Seasons Hotel on January 14, 2012 with loose side-parted hair.

The actor opted for a wavy side-swept hairstyle at the premiere of the film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy held at the BFI South Bank theatre on September 13, 2011.The actor opted for a wavy side-swept hairstyle at the premiere of the film Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy held at the BFI South Bank theatre on September 13, 2011.

During the 'Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy' photocall at the 68th Venice Festival at Palazzo del Cinema on September 5, 2011, the actor showed off his wavy hair with side-parting.During the ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ photocall at the 68th Venice Festival at Palazzo del Cinema on September 5, 2011, the actor showed off his wavy hair with side-parting.

Benedict Cumberbatch styled his natural auburn hair in tousled waves at the National Television Awards held at the O2 Arena on January 26, 2011.Benedict Cumberbatch styled his natural auburn hair in tousled waves at the National Television Awards held at the O2 Arena on January 26, 2011.

Benedict Cumberbatch covered his wavy locks with a cowboy hat during the premiere of the film Tamara Drewe held at the Odeon cinema, Leicester Square on September 6, 2010.Benedict Cumberbatch covered his wavy locks with a cowboy hat during the premiere of the film Tamara Drewe held at the Odeon cinema, Leicester Square on September 6, 2010.

The English Actor looked dashing with his textured wavy hair at The Prince's Trust Celebrate Success Awards on March 18, 2018.

The English Actor looked dashing with his textured wavy hair at The Prince’s Trust Celebrate Success Awards on March 18, 2018.

The actor arrived at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards held at the Savoy Hotel in The Strand on November 27, 2007 with volumized auburn waves.The actor arrived at the Evening Standard Theatre Awards held at the Savoy Hotel in The Strand on November 27, 2007 with volumized auburn waves.

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