Entertainment Benedict Cumberbatch to tie the knot Benedict Cumberbatch is getting married Photo Credit: Getty Images / Frederick M. Brown By SARAH ALLAM Updated November 5, 2014 6:13 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email Benedict Cumberbatch is officially off the market. The "Sherlock" actor, 38, has announced his engagement to theater director and actress Sophie Hunter, 36, with an old-fashioned engagement announcement in yesterday's edition of The Times of London, in the "Forthcoming Marriages" section. The low-key pair met on the set of the 2009 film, "Burlesque Fairytales." They were last seen publicly together at the French Open in June. By SARAH ALLAM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.