Benedict Cumberbatch is a master of celebrity impressions

Who knew Cumberbatch could sound so much like Taylor Swift?

 

Rob Price

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Published Nov 14, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 5:16 am CDT

Benedict Cumberbatch has taken on an unusual new acting role—imitating 11 of his celebrity friends.

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In an MTV interview promoting his new film The Imitation Game, the Sherlock star performed his best imitations of almost a dozen high-profile entertainment figures, ranging from actors Alan Rickman and Tom Hiddleston to Dark Knight Rises villain Bane and singer Taylor Swift

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Cumberbatch’s Christopher Walken may leave a lot to be desired, but the rest are pretty dead-on. Listen to one second of the Owen Wilson impression and you’d swear you were on the verge of being inducted into the Society of the Crossed Keys.

H/T TIME | Photo via Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 2.0) | Remix by Rob Price

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*First Published: Nov 14, 2014, 8:41 am CST