A Basic Guide To Benedict Cumberbatch

According to someone who only knows him as “that guy Tumblr loves.” Happy birthday, whoever you are!

1. This is Benedict Cumberbatch.

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2. Wait, seriously? That’s his name? His real, legal name bestowed on him by his parents?

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3. OK sure, let’s roll with it.

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4. His fans have a really cute/creepy collective name.

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5. They’re… special.

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6. Do not confuse him with the OTHER British actor with a weird last name.

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7. Or the Cumberbitches and Hiddlestoners will find you.

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8. Totally not the same person, as evidenced here.

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9. He is best known for playing modern-day Sherlock on the BBC.

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10. He’s also been this ’70s news anchor.

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11. A vaguely threatening in how average he appears gym teacher.

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12. An anachronistic cowboy.

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13. And white Khan.

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14. He really likes scarves.

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16. Tumblr thinks Cumberbatch is super hot…

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17. But I’m just not seeing it… oh.

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19. Never mind.

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20. Anyway! This is his boyfriend. (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧

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21. They really really love each other.

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22. Maybe they’ll get married now that it’s legal in the U.K.!

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23. So while he seems really socially awkward.

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24. And cries easily.

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25. Seriously, like at the drop of a hat.

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26. Benedict Cumberbatch seems like a nice guy.

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27. Who would be really fun at parties!

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