November 20, 2014 9:00 AM EST

You may know Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of Smaug in the Hobbit movies, Alan Turing in The Imitation Game, or just simply as that guy who plays Sherlock, but what about his roles as Major Jamie Stewart or William Pitt the Younger?

Take a look back at some of his other roles from earlier in his career.

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