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Benedict Cumberbatch Welcomes a Son!

by Emily Krauser 2:10 PM PDT, June 14, 2015
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It's a boy!

Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife, actress and director Sophie Hunter, welcomed a son on Saturday, June 13.

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"Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful son," the actor's rep told ET. "We would kindly ask everyone to respect the family's privacy during these next few precious weeks."

This is the first child for the couple. The Imitation Game star met Hunter, 37, in 2009. The two were engaged last November and wed on Valentine's Day.

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The baby boy was born just one day after the 38-year-old British actor was honored by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to the performing arts and charity.

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