During filming for ‘The Fifth Estate’, Benedict found out he was short sighted and needed glasses

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British actor Benedict Cumberbatch (L) and Canon Mike Harrison arrive at Leicester Cathedral for the reinterment ceremony of King Richard III, on March 26, 2015 in Leicester, England. The skeleton of King Richard III was discovered in 2012 benaeth a car park, in the foundations of Greyfriars Church in Leicester, 500 years after he was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field.