Second husband of Wanda Ventham.
He and wife Wanda Ventham appear together on 'Sherlock (2010)(TV)' as the parents of Sherlock Holmes, who is played by their real life son, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Stepfather of Tracy Tabernacle.
Father of actor Benedict Cumberbatch.
Used to read "The Hobbit" to his son Benedict Cumberbatch, creating voices for all the characters. Cumberbatch was inspired by this to audition for Peter Jackson's film version, and ended up being cast as the voice of Smaug.