Benedict Cumberbatch has been nominated for the third time for his role of an idiosyncratic detective, Sherlock Holmes, in the TV series “Sherlock”, in the 68th Emmy Awards.
Cumberbatch has already bagged an Emmy in 2014 for the same role in the category “Outstanding Lead Actor In A Miniseries Or Movie”.
This time the competition is quite tough as he goes up against Tom Hiddleston (“The Night Manager”), Idris Elba (“Luther”), Courtney B. Vance (“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”), Cuba Gooding Jr. (“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”), Bryan Cranston (“All the Way”).
Sherlock: The Abominable Bride
“Sherlock: The Abominable Bride” is the title of an episode in the “Sherlock” TV series, which aired on 1st January 2016. Set in Arthur Conan Doyle’s Victorian England, Sherlock Holmes and his friend/sidekick solve the mystery of Emelia Ricoletti, who is presumably dead but has evidently gone on a murder spree.
“Sherlock” has not only won an Emmy, but various other awards over the years, almost all of them being won by Cumberbatch for his flawless embodiment of the world-famous detective, reports CumberbatchWeb.
Some of the notable awards won by Cumberbatch for his role as Sherlock Holmes are National Television Award for “Best Detective” (2014), two Crime Thriller Awards for “Best Actor” (2012 and 2010), a Critics Choice Award for “Best Actor In A Mini Series” (2012), TV Choice Award for “Best Actor” (2012) etc.
Benedict Cumberbatch is a British actor who has acted in a number of different theatrical plays, TV shows, movies. He has received Academy award nominations, Golden Globe nominations twice and BAFTA nominations 4 times.
Some of his most notable works on television, besides “Sherlock”, are playing Stephen Hawking in the 2004 BBC drama “Hawking”, as Steven Ezard in the miniseries “The Last Enemy” and as Bernard in the TV movie “Small Island”, reports Emmy.
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