Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Cumberbatch Welcome Second Child
People confirms that Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie, who formally changed her name from Sophie Hunter to Sophie Cumberbatch, welcomed their second child on Mar. 3, 2017. The Daily Mail first reported that the couple named their baby boy Hal after a Shakespearean hero — Hal was Henry V’s nickname before he became the hero of Agincourt.
The couple first met on the set of Steven Spielberg’s War Horse in 2010. They later starred in The Hollow Crown together in 2012. It was rumored that they began dating in 2014 when they were first spotted together at the French Open. They were married in February 2015 at a private ceremony that took place at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church in Mottistone.
The Cumberbatches welcomed their first son, Christopher “Kit” Carlton, on June 1, 2015.
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