Watch Benedict Cumberbatch try out different names

Would he still be as charming if he were named Inigo Montoya? Or Chad?

 

(SPOT.ph) One of the most striking and interesting things about Benedict Cumberbatch is, well, his name. It’s certainly unique-there’s probably no other guy on Earth with that name. On Tuesday, late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel posed a very important question: Would he still be as charming or debonair if he were named differently?

 

 

A very game Cumberbatch participated in a segment where he tries out more generic and celebrity names. The actor sat in a candlelit bar and seductively introduced himself as Chad, Queen Latifah, 2 Chainz, John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt, and more.

 

The best part, of course, is how he could barely keep a straight face throughout the whole gag.

 

For more on this story, log on to The Hollywood Reporter.

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