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Poll: Best portrayal of Sherlock Holmes

Many actors have portrayed the popular detective Sherlock Holmes. Who did the best job at it? Limited to the most popular/prolific movies/series/actors.

Discuss the list here

Results of 5,411 votes:

  1. 1.

    Benedict Cumberbatch

    So far three seasons of "Sherlock"
  2. 2.

    Robert Downey Jr.

    So far two movies; Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  3. 3.

    Jeremy Brett

    Four series and seven seasons: "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", "The Return of Sherlock Holmes", "The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes" and "The Memoirs of Sherlock …

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