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Benedict Cumberbatch fears being 'overexposed'

1 of 1 Recognise this guy? Benedict Cumberbatch dreads overexposure
Recognise this guy? Benedict Cumberbatch dreads overexposure

British actor Benedict Cumberbatch fears that he may have overexposed himself by accepting too many parts.

The 37-year-old has recently appeared in BBC drama Sherlock,  as well as films such as 12 Years a SlaveStar Trek Into Darkness and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Speaking to Adelaide's The Advertiser, he said: "I'd hate to think anyone is sick of the sight of me, although I wouldn't blame them. It's just crazy. I've overexposed myself! Actually that sounds a bit dirty."

Cumberbatch added that he trades off that potential overexposure by taking a varied selection of roles.

"I'm proud of every single project," he insists. "I can genuinely say that it is varied enough, as a slate, to not fear too much overexposure. I just hope the public agree because they are seeing a lot of me.

"It would be really churlish to complain about anything to be honest. I'm very fortunate to be in the position I'm in."

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