Who is Sophie Hunter? Meet Benedict Cumberbatch's Fiancée!
Here are some things we managed to learn about the 38-year-old actor’s soon-to-be wife:
- Sophie met Benedict on the set of their 2009 film Burlesque Fairytales.
- She is 36 years old and has a degree in Modern Langauges from Oxford University, with a concentration in French and Italian.
- She also attended the Jacques Lecoq School of Theatre in Paris before training at the Saratoga International Theatre Institute in New York City.
- Her acting credits include roles in Torchwood, Midsomer Murders, Vanity Fair, and the short film Traffic Warden.
- She has directed a number of operas, including a 2011 New York production of “The Rape of Lucretia,” and a 2011 African tour of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.”
- She’s also directed plays and received the Samuel Beckett Award for writing and directing in 2007 for her work on “The Terrific Electric.”
- She is a talented pianist and singer, and recorded a French language album back in 2005 with songwriter Guy Chambers.
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