Timothy Carlton

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Timothy Carlton
BornTimothy Carlton Cumberbatch
October 1939 (age 74)
Reading, Berkshire
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Wanda Ventham (m. 1976–present)
ChildrenBenedict Cumberbatch
 
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Timothy Carlton
BornTimothy Carlton Cumberbatch
October 1939 (age 74)
Reading, Berkshire
OccupationActor
Spouse(s)Wanda Ventham (m. 1976–present)
ChildrenBenedict Cumberbatch

Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch, known professionally as Timothy Carlton (born 1939), is an English character actor.

Early years[edit]

Carlton was born in Reading, Berkshire, England, the son of Pauline Ellen Laing (née Congdon) and Henry Carlton Cumberbatch, a decorated submarine officer of both World Wars and a prominent figure of London high-society.[1] His grandfather, Henry Arnold Cumberbatch, CMG, was the Consul General of Queen Victoria in Turkey.

Career[edit]

He has had a long and distinguished career in both the theatre, (Her Royal Highness etc.) and in television, appearing in numerous BBC television series over the years since 1966 to the present day, including the sitcoms Executive Stress, Next of Kin and in the television film The Scarlet Pimpernel.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to actress Wanda Ventham, with whom he appeared in Series 2 of BBC drama The Lotus Eaters in 1973, and is the father of actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

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