Benedict Cumberbatch will play famous codebreaker and computer scientist Alan Turing in an upcoming film. Read on to learn more about Alan Turing's life. Above, you can see a historical plaque marking one of Turing's former homes. (Wikimedia Commons/Joseph Birr-Pixton)
Alan Turing was a famous codebreaker and computer scientist. Turing's life story is the focus of the film "The Imitation Game," starring Benedict Cumberbatch.