Benedict Cumberbatch to receive CBE in Queen's birthday honours list

Jun 12, 2015, 08:03 IST | ANI

Washington: Benedict Cumberbatch will be honoured with CBE in Queen's birthday honours list for his services to drama.

Benedict Cumberbatch. Pic/AFP
Benedict Cumberbatch. Pic/AFP 

Despite 'The Imitation Game' star's acclaimed performances, some have apparently questioned whether the 38-year-old career was advanced enough for the title, has reported.

A CBE - Commander of the Order of the British Empire, is bestowed on those who have a prominent role at a national level, or for a distinguished or innovative contribution to any area. Around half of the people nominated for the prestigious title are aged 60-80.

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