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Watch: Benedict Cumberbatch Shows His Lust for Life and Letters, Impersonating Iggy Pop

By Oliver MacMahon | Indiewire June 4, 2014 at 6:20PM

Footage, recorded at the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts, shows the British actor reading aloud letters from "persons famous, infamous and unknown," including Iggy Pop and Kurt Vonnegut.
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Isn't Benedict Cumberbatch just the best? Star of everything, the actor time and time again proves he's got the stuff to make us stand up and take notice. Just check out this video of him impersonating Iggy Pop. If this isn't talent, I don't know what is...

The footage, recorded at the Hay Festival of Literature and Arts, shows the British ubermensch reading letters aloud from "persons famous, infamous and unknown." There's also another video, in which he recites a 1973 letter by author Kurt Vonnegut concerning the burnings of his controversial book, "Slaughterhouse-Five," in North Dakota. Enjoy.


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