Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch (45) joked during his ‘Saturday Night Live’ presentation about the blow that actor Will Smith (53) gave to comedian Chris Rock (57) during the Oscar ceremony in March when he joked about Will’s wife Jada Pinkett. Smith (50) made. Benedict referred to that on Saturday night when he spoke about his own role at the Oscars.

“I just didn’t win, I was beaten by Will Smith”

The British actor can currently be seen in theaters in the Marvel film Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. However, according to Benedict, that seems to be the only thing people know of him about and ask him about. While he has appeared in so many other films, such as in the Oscar-nominated film The Power of the Dog from 2021. Benedict plays a rancher who is unhappy with his brother’s new wife, with whom he runs the ranch. runs.

“Come on, I was nominated for an Oscar for that,” the guest host said in his SNL speech. “I just didn’t win, I was beaten by Will Smith,” referring to his Oscar win for Best Actor for his role as the father of tennis sisters Serena and Venus Williams in the film King Richard . “Defeated, not beaten,” Benedict added with a wink.