publication date: Saturday, December 22, 2018 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Movies

clue: He's been a master detective, a sorcerer supreme, and a criminal codebreaker.

explanation: Cumberbatch played Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock, Stephen Strange in Doctor Strange, and Alan Turing in The Imitation Game. more…

difficulty: very easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Erik Bates, and Stan Iwanchuk


Similar Goos

Burt Reynolds

This actor's legacy includes three films and a TV show about smoke, two movies about cannonballs, two movies about long yards, and one movie about 1.5 cops. Go »

Robert Wiene

Long before his career died on the vine when he fled his homeland to escape from Nazis, this expressionist director inflicted his own horror upon the world in films about mad hypnotists and unpunished murderers. Go »

Tom Cruise

Ethan Hunt, Jerry Maguire, Jack Reacher, Ron Kovic, Lestat, and Maverick all have this actor in common. Go »

Benedict Cumberbatch

He's been a detective, a dragon, an inventor, and a sci-fi villain, but none of them are as strange as his next role. Go »

Alan Rickman

This British actor has been a lot of things, including a German terrorist, a Hogwarts teacher, and a paranoid android, but he hasn't been Karel Roden. Go »

George Clooney

He's been a pediatrician, a master thief, and a superhero, but on March 5th he might become a three-time Oscar winner. Go »