(1937-55) Radio: He made many appearances in series such as "The Lux Radio Theatre," "The Cavalcade of America," and "The Screen Guild Theatre".
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Sir Basil Rathbone
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart.
Although earlier in his career, he had quit playing Sherlock Holmes out of disgust at what he thought was typecasting, later in life he began appearing as Holmes on television and in several movies, and even wrote (along with his wife) a play about Holmes, in which he played the character on stage. That this represented a change of heart seems unlikely though, as until his death, he expressed ...
Best known for his fencing skills as the greatest swordsman in Hollywood history