Olivia Poulet and Benedict Cumberbatch'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch has reportedly split from actress Olivia Poulet, his girlfriend of more than 10 years.

The Daily Mail is reporting that Cumberbatch and Poulet met while attending Manchester University and have been together ever since.

Friends of the couple were sorry but not surprised by the couple's separation. A source is quoted saying, "They were together such a long time, but it just wasn't working anymore."

The actor's publicist has said that the split was amicable.