British Actor Benedict Cumberbatch who is widely known for his role as Sherlock Holmes turned 44 yesterday. The actor is known for giving a stellar performance in Sherlock Holmes and in The Imitation Games. He is a powerhouse performer. He has 22 years of experience in the industry and has made a mark on the world. He is one of the few actors who has managed to score both box office hits as well as critical acclaim for his acting skills.
He got his first break in appearing in several TV mini-series and the major break came from the 2004 movie of Hawking. The movie gave hima BAFTA award as the Best Actor. This made him a household name. He has been a part of movies like Atonement, Sherlock Holmes, Small Island and 12 years a slave. His work in the film not only brought him fame but also a critical acclaim. He has also worked in challenging films like Frankenstein, Hamlet, Dr. Strange, The Imitation game and more are kept adding to his portfolio.
In an inspiring video compilation he said that you can never perfect something. There is no set way to achieve perfection. Perfection is unachievable. It is constant pursuit of the unattainable that keeps us motivated to try better. It is a backend thing. Fail again, fail better.