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Sir Basil Rathbone
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
When you become the character you portray, it's the end of your career as an actor.
The Rathbones were a Hollywood exception in that they remained a happily married couple for more than four decades. During their heyday in Hollywood, they were known to host the most lavish epicurean parties. For many years, they (and their six dogs) lived in a house in the Los Feliz Hills, overlooking Hollywood, which had once been owned by the prizefighter Jack Dempsey
and his wife, the actress ...
Best known for playing suave villains in period swashbuckler films, such as The Adventures of Robin Hood
(1938) and Captain Blood
(1935). He is credited with creating the definitive screen interpretation of Sherlock Holmes, his only rival generally conceded to be Jeremy Brett
's interpretation of the fictional detective.