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83036 Today is the 102th anniversary of the birth of mathematician Alan Turing, inventor of the Turing Machine and  father of modern computers. Later this year a movie about him will hit the movie screens, The Imitation Game, in which he will be interpreted by the always brilliant Benedict Cumberbatch, as shown in these two pictures taken from the next issue of   Empire magazine. With him in the movie, as you can see from the pictures, Mark Strong, Charles Dance and Keira Knightley, and also Matthew Goode and Rory Kinnear. The movie will focus both on his great professional achievements as code-breakers of the Nazi Code Enigma during the WWII as well on the struggles of his tormented private life, because he was gay in a period when  it was still considered a crime.