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Jeremy Brett (1933–1995)


Jeremy Brett was born on November 3, 1933 in Berkswell Grange, Warwickshire, England as Peter Jeremy William Huggins. He was an actor, known for My Fair Lady (1964), The Hound of the Baskervilles (1988) and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). He was married to Joan Wilson and Anna Massey. He died on September 12, 1995 in London, England. See full bio »

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 1996 Moll Flanders
Artist's Father
 1995 Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Tony Vernon-Smith
 1992 ITV Telethon (TV Series)
Sherlock Holmes
 1987 The Sign of Four (TV Movie)
Sherlock Holmes
 1985 Deceptions (TV Movie)
Bryan Foxworth
 1985 Florence Nightingale (TV Movie)
William Nightingale
 1984 Morte d'Arthur (TV Movie)
King Arthur
 1984 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ernest Finley
 1969-1982 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
George, Duke of Bristol / Basil Hallward / Berowne / ...
- On Approval (1982) ... George, Duke of Bristol
 1981 Macbeth (Video)
Macbeth
 1981 Seagull Island (TV Mini-Series)
David Malcolm
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... David Malcolm
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... David Malcolm
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... David Malcolm
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... David Malcolm
 1981 The Good Soldier (TV Movie)
Edward Ashburnham
 1981 Madame X (TV Movie)
Dr. Terrence Keith
 1980 Galactica 1980 (TV Series)
Xaviar / Lieutenant Nash
- Spaceball (1980) ... Xaviar / Lieutenant Nash
 1979 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Mason Parks
- Death in the Slow Lane (1979) ... Mason Parks
 1978 The Medusa Touch
Parrish
 1978 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
James Joslin
- Of Guilt, Models and Murder (1978) ... James Joslin
 1977 Young Dan'l Boone (TV Series)
Langford
- The Trail Blazer (1977) ... Langford
 1977 Supernatural (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Nightingale
- Mr. Nightingale (1977) ... Mr. Nightingale
 1976 Piccadilly Circus (TV Series)
Host
 1975 Twiggy (TV Series)
 1975 Ten from the Twenties (TV Series)
Willie Edwardes
- Motherlove (1975) ... Willie Edwardes
 1975 A Legacy (TV Series)
Eduard Merz
- Episode #1.4 (1975) ... Eduard Merz
- Episode #1.3 (1975) ... Eduard Merz
- Episode #1.2 (1975) ... Eduard Merz
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... Eduard Merz
 1975 The Prodigal Daughter (TV Movie)
Father Daley
 1974 Haunted: The Ferryman (TV Movie)
Sheridan Owen
 1974 Jennie: Lady Randolph Churchill (TV Mini-Series)
Count Karel Kinsky
- Triumph and Tragedy (1974) ... Count Karel Kinsky
- Recovery (1974) ... Count Karel Kinsky
 1974 Affairs of the Heart (TV Series)
Captain Yule
- Grace (1974) ... Captain Yule
 1974 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Peter Tower
- One Deadly Owner (1974) ... Peter Tower
 1974 Thriller (TV Series)
Peter Tower
- One Deadly Owner (1974) ... Peter Tower
 1973 The Merchant of Venice (TV Movie)
Bassanio
 1973 Country Matters (TV Mini-Series)
Captain Blaine
- An Aspidistra in Babylon (1973) ... Captain Blaine
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Kahan
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra (uncredited)
 1970 Solo (TV Series)
Byron
 1969 The Champions (TV Series)
The Bey
- Desert Journey (1969) ... The Bey
 1968 The Merry Widow (TV Movie)
 1968 For Amusement Only (TV Series)
Henry
- Time for the Funny Walk (1968) ... Henry
 1966-1967 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Giacomo Casanova / Villiers
- The Queen & the Welshman (1966) ... Villiers
 1961-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Gino / Plinio Ceccho / Dorian Gray
- Quite an Ordinary Knife (1967) ... Gino
- Something to Declare (1964) ... Plinio Ceccho
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Jeff Walker
- The Seven Eyes of Night (1967) ... Jeff Walker
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Sir John Maltravers
- The Lost Stradivarius (1966) ... Sir John Maltravers
 1965 Knock on Any Door (TV Series)
David
- Close Season (1965) ... David
 1964 Act of Reprisal
British Military Officer
 1960-1963 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Tonino / Pascal / Maxime / ...
- Three Roads to Rome (1963) ... Tonino
- The Typewriter (1962) ... Pascal / Maxime
- Tess (1960) ... Angel Clare
 1963 The Model Murder Case
Jordan Barker
 1963 The Very Edge
Mullen (The Intruder)
 1962 Dinner with the Family (TV Movie)
 1962 The Bacchae (TV Series)
Dionysus
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Dionysus
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Dionysus
 1962 Young and Willing
Andrew Gilby
 1962 The Ghost Sonata (TV Movie)
The Student
 1961 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Julian Bennett
- A Kind of Strength (1961) ... Julian Bennett
 1961 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
The Prince
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... The Prince
- Episode #1.1 (1961) ... The Prince
 1960/III Macbeth (TV Movie)
Malcolm
 1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
Paris
- Romeo and Juliet (1957) ... Paris
 1954 Svengali
Pierre (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Sebastian, THE EDWARDIANS, Saville Theatre, London 1959. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Article | See more »

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I knew at the end of 'The Final Problem' in '84 that she had cancer, and the lights really went out in my life. (about his wife Joan) See more »

Trivia:

After training as an actor at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, Jeremy Brett made his professional stage debut in Manchester, England, in the repertory company of the Library Theatre in 1954. There he became lifelong friends with actor Robert Stephens. They would go on to share rooms and roles, serve as each other's best man, and died within two months of one another. See more »

Trademark:

His aristocratic beautifully modulated voice

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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