Benedict Cumberbatch Marries Sophie Hunter

Benedict Cumberbatch Marries Sophie Hunter

Feb. 14 2015, Published 1:20 p.m. ET

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Benedict Cumberbatch and theater director Sophie Hunter are husband and wife! can reveal that the Imitation Game star and 36-year-old Hunter held their private Valentine's Day ceremony today at the 12th-century St. Peter and St. Paul's Church on England's Isle of Wight.

The happy newlyweds celebrated their marriage with a reception at the Mottistone Manor.

The couple, who met on the set of Burlesque Fairytales, recently announced that they are expecting their first child together.

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Cumberbatch, 38, once revealed that he is attracted to "a woman who can make you feel smart with her conversation skills" and someone who has a great sense of humor.

"It's like playing a tennis doubles match," he said of relationships. "You need to be able to work well together if you are to stay as partners for a long time."



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