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He may not know how to pronounce "penguin" but he sure can do a mean Jack Nicholson. And an impeccable Tom Hiddleston.

Your (newly engaged) boyfriend Benedict Cumberbatch played a literal imitation game with MTV News during a recent interview to promote his new movie of the same name.

The baritone-voiced British Sherlock and Star Trek Into Darkness star, who portrays Smaug the dragon in the Hobbit movies, mimics the two actors and seven more male stars—your other boyfriend and fellow British heartthrob Tom Hiddleston, as well as John Malkovich, Alan Rickman, Sean Connery, Jack Nicholson, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Christopher Walken and Matthew McConaughey, and one female celebrity—pop star Taylor Swift .

Oh, and a character from The Dark Knight Rises played by your third boyfriend who sounds like Darth Vader speaking on a cellphone with one bar, who may or may not enjoy photobombing weddings.

Anyway, watch the video and pick your favorite impressions below!

The video was posted about about a week before the Nov. 21 release of The Imitation Game, which sees Cumberbatch playing English mathematician Alan Turing, whose brilliant mind helped crack the Enigma code during World War II.

Cumberbatch has demonstrated celebrity impressions before. He has mimicked Rickman several times, including on The Jonathan Ross Show in his native England and on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, during which he and host Jimmy Fallon (naturally) engaged in an "Alan Rickman-off." Cumberbatch promptly Severus Snape-d part Snoop Dogg's popular 1994 track "Gin and Juice" and Sir Mix A Lot's 1992 one hit wonder "Baby Got Back."

On the former series last year, the British star also did his impersonation of David Tennant, who stars in the new series Gracepoint and used to play the title role in the BBC's cult sci-fi series Doctor Who, as well as of the host Jonathon Ross, who pronounces his R's as W's, which has earned him the nickname "Wossy."


Also last year, on the BBC series The Graham Norton Show, Cumberbatch did his best Chewbacca in front of Star Wars veteran Harrison Ford (whose reaction was priceless).

He appeared on the show again this past October and did an impression of another Star Wars character whose popularity level is probably negative 12 times infinity.