Benedict Cumberbatch fans have noticed something fascinating about the way he puts on a coat

Got to love that special flourish...

Patrick Melrose

Benedict Cumberbatch is widely regarded as a great actor, able to transform himself for roles ranging from Sherlock to Stephen Hawking, Patrick Melrose to Doctor Strange.

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Yet it seems there are some Cumberbatchisms that Benedict just can’t help but carry through from one performance to the next, and an eagle-eyed fan has illustrated one in particular with a striking gif.

You see, whether he’s playing a drug-addled socialite, a sociopathic detective or a supernatural superhero, Benedict can’t resist donning his coat/cloak with a very specific flourish.

Check out the cleverly put together gif, below, for details…

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Uncanny and mesmerising, isn’t it? Just like the man himself…