The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles will honor
The 37-year-old British actor (
"Benedict Cumberbatch has had a remarkable year, and as one of the UK's leading talents he truly exemplifies the continued respect that British talents have garnered around the globe," said Gary Dartnall, BAFTA Los Angeles chairman in a statement Thursday.
The Britannia Award for British artist of the year is given to "a British artist whose outstanding performance in a year have demonstrated the high quality of their craftsmanship."
Previous winners include
BAFTA Los Angeles previously announced