Benedict Cumberbatch Tries New Names

Just call him Jeff-Jeff

Behold, yet another reason to adore Benedict Cumberbatch.  

Let’s philosophise: what’s in a name? What if Benedict Cumberbatch wasn’t called Benedict Cumberbatch? What if the Oscar-nominated actor was called, Fred or Luigi McPenis? Let it percolate.

For this week's episode of US chatshow Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Benedict participated in a date-night style sketch where he introduced himself with a bunch of alternative, non-Cumberbatchy names (watch below).


The charismatic Cumbers we have come to know and love might just be the smoothest man alive, but if his name was Gary Miller and he worked in agricultural insurance would you let him buy you a drink?

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