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Basil Rathbone (Rathbone, [Philip St. John] Basil)

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Born: 1892 AD
Died: 1967 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Actors

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English (South African-born) movie actor

 

1892 - Born - June 13th- Johannesburg, South Africa

 

1939-1946 - He played the character of Sherlock Holmes

 

starred in movies "David Copperfield" 1935 (as Mr. Murdstone), "Anna Karenina" 1935 (as Alexei Karenin), "Romeo and Juliet" 1936 (as Tybalt), "The Hound of the Baskervilles" 1939 (as Sherlock Holmes

 

1st of sixteen Sherlock Holmes movies), "Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" 1939 (as Sherlock Holmes)

 

1962 - In and Out of Character (Doubleday, autobiography)

 

 


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