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Benedict Cumberbatch wants more children

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Benedict Cumberbatch wants more children

Benedict Cumberbatch wants more children.

The 39-year-old actor and his wife Sophie Hunter welcomed their first child, son Christopher Carlton, in June and joked he would love to have a "Cumber-batch of boys".

During an interview on BBC One's 'The Graham Norton Show', which will air on Friday (27.11.15), Benedict said: "I've become a father and a husband, and in the right order - just! I might go for a Cumber-batch of boys!"

Benedict also revealed he loved coming home to his happy family after playing Hamlet on stage every night during a recent production of the play in London.

He said: "It's everything. I have a new life form that needs his father's help in the world and his mother needs a little help once in a while. It's what being a parent is about so it's not an excuse to get away from what I am doing, it's what I ought to be doing and after three and half hours of Hamlet I think that's okay."

Meanwhile, Johnny Depp recently claimed Benedict is like a "real-life brother" to him after they played siblings James 'Whitey' Bulger and Billy Bulger in 'Black Mass'.

Johnny, 52, told BBC News: "He is a beautiful man of exceptional talent. He became like a real-life brother. The set-up we were playing was an unusual one - one brother becomes a politician, the other is king of the underworld.

"They still meet up for family dinners and church, just from opposing sides. It takes an actor with a lot of ability, like Benedict, to make that credible."