Benedict becomes father again

Indo Asian News Service

London, March 26 (IANS) Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has become a father for a second time, says British newspaper The Daily Mail.

Cumberbatch is yet to formally announce the news.

The actor's wife, Sophie Hunter, gave birth to their second son at Portland Hospital in London on March 3, according to dailymail.co.uk.

The baby's full name is Hal Auden Cumberbatch and is a brother to Christopher, who was born in June 2015.

Cumberbatch has named his son after a Shakespearean hero. Hal was the nickname Henry V had before he became the hero of Agincourt.

Cumberbatch also starred in "The Hollow Crown", a BBC series based on Shakespeare's work. His friend Tom Hiddleston played the role of Prince Hal in the series.

--IANS

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