Wanda Ventham (the mother of Benedict Cumberbatch) as 'Colonel Virginia Lake' in Gerry Anderson's 1970 British hit programme 'UFO' - 26 episodes, including the pilot, were produced over the course of more than a year, with a five-month production break caused by the closure of the MGM-British Studios at Borehamwood, where the show was initially filmed.

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The Holmes family. ((Fun fact: Sherlock and Mycroft's parents are played by Benedict's real parents, Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton.))

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from Twitter

Cumberbatched on

Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton with baby Benedict Cumberbatch. This is SO FLIPPING CUTE. Guess wait... Cumberbaby? Babybatch? Which one!! HE HAD HIGH CHEEK BONES THEN. EVEN THEN.

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from Mail Online

The woman who inspired Benedict's career: Mrs Cumberbatch senior

Wanda Ventham pictured in a scene from the programme The Gold Robbers in 1969 ...

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Benedict Cumberbatch, born July 19, 1976 to actors Wanda Ventham and Timothy Carlton. They played his parents on SHERLOCK (BBC). [Video/GIF]

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