Guest stars on ITV's Sherlock Holmes

by lawrenceconwayvulcan | created - 10 Dec 2016 | updated - 26 Nov 2017 | Public

Actors who appeared on the Jeremy Brett starring show and the episodes they appeared in.

1. Gayle Hunnicutt

Actress | Target

Gayle Hunnicutt was born on February 6, 1943 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Virginia Gayle Hunnicutt. She is an actress, known for Target (1985), Marlowe (1969) and The Legend of Hell House (1973). She was previously married to Simon Jenkins and David Hemmings.

Scandal in Bohemia

2. Wolf Kahler

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Wolf Kahler is a German born character actor who, thanks to his height (6'2") and blue eyes was often cast as a Nazi or unsympathetic German characters in his career. He has appeared in several successful franchises (Indiana Jones, The Dirty Dozen), both playing a Nazi officer named Dietrich, and ...

Scandal in Bohemia

Appeared in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) with Robert Downey jr and Jude Law as Holmes and Dr Watson

3. Michael Carter

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Michael Carter was born on June 29, 1947 in Dumfries, Scotland. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), An American Werewolf in London (1981) and The Illusionist (2006).

Scandal in Bohemia

4. Tenniel Evans

Actor | Knights of God

Tenniel Evans briefly attended the British Army officer training centre Sandhurst (1945-1946). He studied German and economics at St. Andrews University (1946-1949). He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (1949-1951) and acted on stage from 1951, although he also had an in-between job as a ...

The Dancing Men

5. Betsy Brantley

Actress | The Princess Bride

Betsy Brantley was born on September 20, 1955 in Rutherfordton, North Carolina, USA. She is an actress, known for The Princess Bride (1987), Deep Impact (1998) and Double Jeopardy (1999).

The Dancing Men

6. Gareth Thomas

Actor | Blake's 7

Gareth Thomas was born on February 12, 1945 in Wales as Gareth Daniel Noake Thomas. He was an actor, known for Blake's 7 (1978), Knights of God (1987) and Torchwood (2006). He was married to Linda. He died on April 13, 2016 in the UK.

The Navel Treaty

7. John Castle

Actor | The Lion in Winter

John Castle was born on January 14, 1940 in Croydon, Surrey, England as John Michael Frederick Castle. He is an actor, known for The Lion in Winter (1968), RoboCop 3 (1993) and Man of La Mancha (1972). He has been married to Maggie Wadey since 1963. They have one child.

The Solitary Cyclist

Appeared in The Crucifer of Blood (1990) with Charlton Heston as Sherlock Holmes and Richard Johnson as Dr. Watson

8. Michael Siberry

Actor | Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Michael Siberry was born in 1956 in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. He is an actor, known for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014), Jessica Jones (2015) and Under the Hammer (1993).

The Solitary Cyclist

Appeared in Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991) with Christopher Lee and Patrick MacNee as Holmes and Dr. Watson

9. James Wilby

Actor | Gosford Park

James Wilby was born on February 20, 1958 in Rangoon, Burma. He is an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Maurice (1987) and Howards End (1992). He has been married to Shana Louise Magraw since June 25, 1988. They have four children.

The Crooked Man

10. Fiona Shaw

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Shaw was already an acknowledged stage actress before she made a name for herself in television and film. It wasn't until the mid 1980s that director Jim Sheridan awarded her a role in his film My Left Foot (1989); the biographical film of Christy Brown, an Irishman confined to a body horribly ...

The Crooked Man

11. Denys Hawthorne

Actor | Emma

Denys Hawthorne was born on August 9, 1932 in Portadown, County Armagh, Northern Ireland as Denys Vernon Hawthorne. He was an actor, known for Emma (1996), In the Name of the Father (1993) and A Private Function (1984). He died on October 16, 2009 in East Sussex, England.

The Crooked Man

12. Catherine Rabett

Actress | The Living Daylights

Catherine Rabett was born on July 20, 1960 in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Living Daylights (1987), Maurice (1987) and Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990). She has been married to Kit Hesketh-Harvey since June 1986. They have two children.

The Crooked Man

13. Jeremy Kemp

Actor | Top Secret!

This fair-haired, craggy-faced English character actor was born Edmund Jeremy James Walker, scion of Yorkshire landed gentry. After national service with the Gordon Highlanders and the Black Watch, Kemp adopted his mother's maiden name as his stage moniker and studied acting at the Central School ...

The Speckled Band

14. Frank Middlemass

Actor | Barry Lyndon

Frank Middlemass was born on May 28, 1919 in Eaglescliffe, Durham, England as Francis George Middlemass. He was an actor, known for Barry Lyndon (1975), As Time Goes By (1992) and The Island (1980). He died on September 8, 2006 in Denville Hall, Northwood, Hillingdon, London, England.

The Blue Carbuncle

15. Ken Campbell

Actor | Creep

Ken Campbell was born on December 10, 1941 in Ilford, Essex, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Creep (2004), A Fish Called Wanda (1988) and Law & Order (1978). He was married to Prunella Gee. He died on August 31, 2008 in Epping Forest, Essex.

The Blue Carbuncle

16. Natasha Richardson

Actress | Asylum

Natasha Jane Richardson was born in Marylebone, London, England, to director and producer Tony Richardson and actress Vanessa Redgrave. She was the sister of actress Joely Richardson, the niece of actors Corin Redgrave and Lynn Redgrave, and the granddaughter of actors Michael Redgrave and Rachel ...

The Copper Beeches

17. Joss Ackland

Actor | The Hunt for Red October

Joss Ackland, the distinguished English actor who has appeared in over 100 movies, scores of plays and a plethora of television programs in his six-decade career, was born Sidney Edmond Jocelyn Ackland on February 29, 1928, in North Kensington, London. After attending London's Central School of ...

The Copper Beeches

18. George Costigan

Actor | The Beiderbecke Connection

George Costigan is an English actor. Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, Costigan grew up in Salford, Lancashire. After attending St Augustine's C of E Primary School on Bolton Road in Pendlebury, he went to Wardley Grammar School on Mardale Avenue in Wardley near Swinton.

Costigan has been on television...

The Greek Interpreter

19. Jonathan Adams

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Originally trained as a painter, he studied art at Chelsea Art School and London University and taught in his hometown of Northhampton after spending time in the RAF Medical Corps. He was a performer with the Children's Theatre Company and was involved in several productions in London's West End, ...

The Norwood Builder

20. Rosalie Crutchley

Actress | The Haunting

Acclaimed actress Rosalie Crutchley originally trained at the Royal Academy of Music. She made her acting debut in repertory in 1938 at the Liverpool Playhouse. She made her Broadway debut in 1950. The Guild of Television named her best actress of the year in 1956 for Armchair Theatre: Black ...

The Norwood Builder

21. Nicholas Clay

Actor | Excalibur

Nicholas Clay was born on September 18, 1946 in London, England as Nicholas Anthony Phillip Clay. He was an actor, known for Excalibur (1981), Evil Under the Sun (1982) and Merlin (1998). He was married to Lorna Heilbron. He died on May 25, 2000 in London.

The Resident Patient

Appeared in the 1983 film version of The Hound of the Baskervilles with Ian Richardson as Holmes and Donald Churchill as Dr. Watson

22. Patrick Newell

Actor | The Avengers

Patrick Newell was born on March 27, 1932 in Hadleigh, Suffolk, England as Patrick David Newell. He was an actor, known for The Avengers (1961), Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (1980) and Kinvig (1981). He was married to Derina Newell. He died on July 22, 1988 in Essex, England.

The Resident Patient

Appeared in as Lestrade in the 1979 TV series Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson with Geoffrey Whitehead and Donald Pickering as Holmes and Watson. He also appeared in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) with Nicholas Rowe and Alan Cox as Holmes and Watson.

23. Tim McInnerny

Actor | Notting Hill

Tim McInnerny was born on September 18, 1956 in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, England as Timothy L. McInnerny. He is an actor, known for Notting Hill (1999), MI-5 (2015) and Eddie the Eagle (2015).

The Red Headed League

Appears in the Sherlock episode The Abominable Bride with Benedict Cumbatch as Holmes and Martin Freeman as Dr. Watson

24. Richard Wilson

Actor | One Foot in the Grave

Richard Wilson OBE (born Iain Carmichael Wilson; 9 July 1936) is a Scottish actor, theatre director and broadcaster. He played Victor Meldrew in the BBC sitcom One Foot in the Grave (1990). A later role was as Gaius, the court physician of Camelot, in the BBC drama Merlin (2008).

Wilson was born in ...

The Red Headed League

25. Roger Hammond

Actor | The King's Speech

Roger Hammond (21 March 1936 - 8 November 2012) was an English character actor who appeared in many films and television series.

Hammond's father was a chartered accountant and managing director of a cotton mill. He attended Stockport Grammar School for two years followed by Bryanston School in ...

The Red Headed League

26. Eric Porter

Actor | The Day of the Jackal

A highly respected Shakespearean for five decades until his death of colon cancer in 1995, classical actor Eric Porter's claim to international fame would, ironically, be outside of that realm, with one superb portrayal in one superb miniseries, The Forsyte Saga (1967), in which he won the BAFTA ...

The Red Headed League/The Final Problem/The Empty House

27. Patrick Allen

Actor | Dial M for Murder

Patrick Allen was born on March 17, 1927 in Nyasaland as John Keith Patrick Allen. He was an actor, known for Dial M for Murder (1954), Glencannon (1959) and Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (1986). He was married to Sarah Lawson. He died on July 28, 2006 in London, England.

The Empty House

28. Robert Addie

Actor | Excalibur

Having left Marlborough College early, Robert went to London to follow up his ambition of becoming an actor by auditioning for and joining the National Youth Theatre. He then moved into film and television work. He went to R.A.D.A. for a year. His hobbies were polo and gardening.

The Empty House

29. Alan Howard

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Alan Howard was born on August 5, 1937 in London, England as Alan Mackenzie Howard. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989) and A Perfect Spy (1987). He was married to Sally Beauman and Stephanie ...

The Priory School

30. Patricia Hodge

Actress | The Elephant Man

Patricia Hodge was born on September 29, 1946 in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England as Patricia Ann Hodge. She is known for her work on The Elephant Man (1980), Miranda (2009) and The Falklands Play (2002). She was previously married to Peter Douglas Owen.

The Second Stain

31. Stuart Wilson

Actor | Hot Fuzz

Stuart Wilson was born in Guildford, Surrey in England, on December 25th, 1946. He went to thirteen different schools, as his father worked in the RAF and traveled around the world. After the RAF, his father worked as an engineer in the copper mines in Rhodesia. Stuart moved to London in the mid- ...

The Second Stain

32. Harry Andrews

Actor | The Hill

British character actor Harry Andrews had the sort of massive granite face and square jaw that would stamp that career, but he set himself apart with brilliant stage and screen work. He had graduated from Wrekin College in Shropshire and then moved on to the stage, appearing with Liverpool ...

The Second Stain

33. Michael Culver

Actor | Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back

Michael Culver was born on June 16, 1938 in Hampstead, London, England. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980), A Passage to India (1984) and Härte 10 (1974). He is married to Amanda Ward. He was previously married to Lucinda Curtis.

The Musgrave Ritual

34. James Hazeldine

Actor | The Omega Factor

British actor James Hazeldine was a well-known face both on British Television and on Stage. Best known for his role as Mike "Bayleaf" Wilson in the ITV drama, London's Burning (1988), many real-life firefighters thought Bayleaf was the character who closely and accurately portrayed your average ...

The Musgrave Ritual

35. Oliver Tobias

Actor | King Arthur, the Young Warlord

A remote and rather prevailing sullenness has only enhanced the mystique and charisma found in dashingly handsome Oliver Tobias, who has enjoyed over a three decade-long career on stage, screen and TV. Born Oliver Tobias Freitag in Zurich, Switzerland on August 6, 1947, he was the son of Swiss ...

The Abbey Grange

36. Clive Francis

Actor | A Clockwork Orange

Clive Francis was born on June 26, 1946 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England as Clive Alexander Francis Thompson. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), The Crown (2016) and May to December (1989). He has been married to Natalie Ogle since May 1989. They have two children. He was ...

The Man with the Twisted Lip

37. Eleanor David

Actress | Pink Floyd: The Wall

Eleanor David was born on November 30, 1955 in Lincolnshire, England. She is an actress, known for Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982), Topsy-Turvy (1999) and The Borgias (1981).

The Man with the Twisted Lip

Appeared in the 2004 TV Film Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking with Rupert Everett and Ian Hart as Holmes and Watson

38. Eric Sykes

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

'Eric Sykes' started as a radio scriptwriter but he soon found he could perform as well as write. The slight handicap of being very hard of hearing doesn't interfere with his wonderful comic timing. The spectacles he wears have no lenses but contain a bone conducting hearing aid.

The Six Napoleons

39. Marina Sirtis

Actress | Star Trek: First Contact

Marina Sirtis was born in London, England, to Greek parents, Despina (Yianniri), a tailor's assistant, and John Sirtis. Her parents did not want her to become an actress. As soon as Marina completed high school, she secretly applied to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. After her graduation, ...

The Six Napoleons

40. Vernon Dobtcheff

Actor | Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Vernon Dobtcheff was born on August 14, 1934 in Nîmes, Gard, France as Vernon Alexandre Dobtcheff. He is an actor, known for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), The Day of the Jackal (1973) and The Spy Who Loved Me (1977).

The Six Napoleons

41. John Thaw

Actor | Inspector Morse

He was the working class boy from Manchester whose intensity and natural honesty made him British television's most bankable actor. He studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. His first starring role on TV was as Sgt John Mann in Redcap (1964). His first great success, though, was as Detective...

The Sign of Four

42. Jenny Seagrove

Actress | Nate and Hayes

British actress Jenny Seagrove distinguished herself as a sensitive heroine during the 1980s in plush TV romances such as The Woman in White (1982), Diana (1984) and, in particular, the adaptations of Barbara Taylor Bradford's A Woman of Substance (1984) wherein she played Emma Harte, and Hold the ...

The Sign of Four

43. Ronald Lacey

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

A prolific character actor on British television for three decades, Ronald Lacey was born on June 18, 1935 in the suburbs of London. He began his career in 1961 after a brief stint in the Royal service. He attended The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. His first notable performance was ...

The Sign of Four

44. Kiran Shah

Actor | Legend

In 2004, Kiran was back in New Zealand filming The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005) playing a character called Ginarrbrik.

He also writes poetry; his work has been published in Britain and America.

Kiran is a "Guinness World Record" holder as the "shortest professional...

The Sign of Four

Played the same role of Tonga in Crucifer of Blood starring Charlton Heston and Richard Johnson as Holmes and Watson

45. Denis Quilley

Actor | Murder on the Orient Express

Noted British classical theatre actor Denis Quilley distinguished himself on the Shakespearean stage alongside Laurence Olivier and John Gielgud, among others. His sturdy handsomeness was slightly offset by a relatively prominent proboscis. As in the case of Jeremy Northam and Liam Neeson, it only ...

The Devil's Foot

46. Peter Barkworth

Actor | Where Eagles Dare

Peter Barkworth was born on January 14, 1929 in Margate, Kent, England as Peter Wynn Barkworth. He was an actor, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), Patton (1970) and BBC2 Play of the Week (1977). He died on October 21, 2006 in Hampstead, London, England.

Silver Blaze

47. Jonathan Coy

Actor | The Scarlet Pimpernel

Jonathan Coy was born on April 24, 1953 in Hammersmith, London, England. He is an actor, known for The Scarlet Pimpernel (1999), Underworld (1997) and Downton Abbey (2010). He has been married to Emma Amos since 1998. They have one child. He was previously married to Louisa Rix.

Silver Blaze

48. Malcolm Storry

Actor | The Princess Bride

Malcolm Storry was born on January 13, 1948 in Hull, Humberside, England. He is an actor, known for The Princess Bride (1987), The Man Who Knew Too Little (1997) and The Last of the Mohicans (1992).

Silver Blaze

49. Russell Hunter

Actor | Callan

Russell Hunter was born on February 18, 1925 in Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland as Russell Ellis. He was an actor, known for Callan (1974), Callan (1967) and The Gaffer (1981). He was married to Una McLean, Caroline Blakiston and Marjorie Thomson. He died on February 26, 2004 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Silver Blaze

50. Freddie Jones

Actor | Dune

British character actor Freddie Jones came to the acting profession after ten years of working as a laboratory assistant and acting in amateur theater on the side. To kick off his mid-life career change, Jones attended Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in Kent, England, on a scholarship. He ...

Wisteria Lodge/The Last Vampyre

Appeared in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) with Nicholas Rowe and Alan Cox as Holmes and Watson

51. Kika Markham

Actress | Outland

Kika Markham was born in 1940 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. She is an actress, known for Outland (1981), Killing Me Softly (2002) and Franklyn (2008). She was previously married to Corin Redgrave.

Wisteria Lodge

52. Donald Churchill

Actor | Spooner's Patch

Donald Churchill was born on November 6, 1930 in Southall, Middlesex, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Spooner's Patch (1979), El C.I.D. (1990) and The Sweeney (1974). He was married to Pauline Yates. He died on October 29, 1991 in Fuengirola, Spain.

Wisteria Lodge

Had himself played Dr. Watson in the 1983 film version of The Hound of the Baskervilles with Ian Richardson playing Holmes

53. Geoffrey Bayldon

Actor | Casino Royale

Born Leeds, England and trained at Old Vic Theatre School, 1947-1949. First stage appearance in "Tough at the Top" (C.B. Cochran's last musical) in 1949, followed by seasons at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon; Glasgow Citizen's and Birmingham Repertory Theatre. First in ...

The Bruce Partington Plans

54. James Faulkner

Actor | Paul, Apostle of Christ

James Faulkner is an English actor best known for his roles as Pope Sixtus IV in the historical fantasy series Da Vinci's Demons, and as Randyll Tarly in the HBO series, Game of Thrones.

When at school, Faulkner was never deemed as an academically minded student, however compensated by immersing ...

The Hound of the Baskervilles

55. Ronald Pickup

Actor | The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Educated at Leeds University, he trained at RADA then joined Olivier's National Theatre Company at the Old Vic where he spent 7 years. On television he won acclaim as George Orwell in 'Orwell on Jura'. He won his only award - 'Sony Best Actor' for 1986 for 'The Awful Insulation of Rage' on radio

The Hound of the Baskervilles

56. Fiona Gillies

Actress | City Slacker

Fiona Gillies is an actress and producer, known for City Slacker (2012), Some Sweet Oblivious Antidote (2018) and Mother Love (1989). She has been married to Michael Müller since December 10, 1991. They have two children.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

57. Bernard Horsfall

Actor | Braveheart

He was educated at Rugby where he became interested in acting. He spent a year in Canada studying agriculture then returned to England and taught at a prep school in Surrey. In 1950 he joined the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and on completing the course joined and toured with Dundee ...

The Hound of the Baskervilles

58. Cheryl Campbell

Actress | Testament of Youth

Cheryl Campbell is an English actress of notable accomplishment, probably best known in the United States for her turn as Eileen in Dennis Potter's Pennies from Heaven (1978), for which she received a BAFTA nomination as Best Television Actress. The following year, she won the award for her roles ...

The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax

59. Michael Jayston

Actor | Nicholas and Alexandra

Michael Jayston was born on October 29, 1935 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England as Michael James. He is an actor, known for Nicholas and Alexandra (1971), Doctor Who (1963) and The Wednesday Play (1964). He has been married to Elizabeth Ann Smithson since 1978. They have two children. He was ...

The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax

60. Jack Klaff

Actor | Star Wars

Jack Klaff was born on August 6, 1951 in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is an actor and writer, known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), For Your Eyes Only (1981) and King David (1985).

The Disappearence of Lady Frances Carfax

61. Daniel Massey

Actor | Star!

Daniel Massey was born on October 10, 1933 in London, England as Daniel Raymond Massey. He was an actor, known for Star! (1968), Victory (1981) and Scandal (1989). He was married to Linda Mary 'Lindy' Wilton, Penelope Wilton and Adrienne Corri. He died on March 25, 1998 in London.

The Problem of Thor Bridge

62. Catherine Russell

Actress | Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason

Catherine Russell was born on April 17, 1965 in Lambeth, London, England. She is an actress, known for Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (2001). She has been married to Richard Holmes since September 5, 1988. They ...

The Problem of Thor Bridge

63. Robin Ellis

Actor | Poldark

Robin Ellis was born on January 8, 1942 in Ipswich, England as Anthony Robin Ellis. He is an actor, known for Poldark (1975), American Playhouse (1981) and The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (1980). He has been married to Meredith D Wheeler since August 1990.

Shoscombe Old Place

64. Jude Law

Actor | The Talented Mr. Ripley

Jude Law is an English actor. Law has been nominated for two Academy Awards and continues to build a prolific body of work that spans from early successes such as Gattaca (1997) and The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) to more recent turns as Dr. John Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes:...

Shoscombe Old Place

Would himself later play Dr. Watson in Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Sherlock Holmes:A Game of Shadows (2011) opposite Robert Downey Jr as Holmes

65. Denise Black

Actress | Queer as Folk

Denise is probably best known as siren hairdresser Denise Osbourne in Coronation Street, a role she played from '92 to '96, with a comeback in '07. Also as Denny's mum in Bad Girls and as Hazel, the mum all gay men wanted in Russell T Davies' Queer as Folk.

Denise was born in Portsmouth. She got her...

Shoscombe Old Place

66. Peter Vaughan

Actor | Brazil

A true character actor in the best sense of the word, offbeat British thespian Peter Vaughan's hefty frame could appear intimidating or marshmallow benevolent; his beady, hollow eyes menacing or tender; his mere presence menacing or avuncular. Adept at playing both sides of the law, his characters ...

The Boscombe Valley Mystery

67. James Purefoy

Actor | Rome

James Brian Mark Purefoy was born and brought up in Taunton, Somerset, England, the son of Shirley (Taylor), who ran an employment agency, and Anthony Chetwynd Purefoy. After leaving school at the age of sixteen, he took a succession of different jobs, including working on a pig farm and as a ...

The Boscombe Valley Mystery

68. Joanna Roth

Actress | Frankenstein

Joanna Roth was born in 1965 in Århus, Denmark as Joanna Angelis. She is an actress, known for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994), Dragon Age II (2011) and Sliding Doors (1998). She has been married to John Hannah since January 20, 1996. They have two children.

The Boscombe Valley Mystery

69. Abigail Cruttenden

Actress | The Theory of Everything

Abigail Cruttenden was born on March 23, 1968 in West London, England as Abigail Lucy Cruttenden. She is an actress, known for The Theory of Everything (2014), Await Further Instructions (2018) and Sharpe's Waterloo (1997). She has been married to Jonathan R. Fraser since December 2003. She was ...

The Illustrious Cilent

70. Anthony Valentine

Actor | Callan

Anthony Valentine was born on August 17, 1939 in Blackburn, Lancashire, England. He was an actor, known for Callan (1967), Scobie in September (1969) and An Age of Kings (1960). He was married to Susan Valentine. He died on December 2, 2015 in Guildford, Surrey, England.

The Illustrious Cilent

71. Kim Thomson

Actress | The Tall Guy

Born in Scotland, raised in Surrey by her Scottish grandparents. Kim was trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London. An early break came in playing the lead in the TV mini-series 'Cover Her Face'. First film credit was "Stealing Heaven". Kim has gone on to work extensively in film, ...

The Illustrious Cilent

72. David Langton

Actor | The Avengers

His father, a wine importer loved the theatre and encouraged his acting ambitions and got him his first job at 16 touring with a Shakespearean company painting scenery and doing walk on parts. His mother disapproved thinking it wasn't a job for a respectable middle class young man. By 1939 he'd ...

The Illustrious Cilent

73. Charles Kay

Actor | Amadeus

Charles Kay was born on August 31, 1930 in Coventry, West Midlands, England as Charles Piff. He is an actor, known for Amadeus (1984), Henry V (1989) and Fall of Eagles (1974).

The Creeping Man

74. Adrian Lukis

Actor | Pride and Prejudice

Adrian Lukis was born in 1958 in Birmingham, England. He is an actor, known for Pride and Prejudice (1995), Back Home (2001) and Young Blades (2001). He has been married to Michele L Costa since November 1985. They have one child.

The Creeping Man

75. Sarah Woodward

Actress | The Merry Wives of Windsor

Sarah Woodward was born on April 3, 1963 in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Merry Wives of Windsor (2011), The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) and Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989). She has been married to Patrick Toomey since 2002. They have two children.

The Creeping Man

76. Peter Guinness

Actor | Alien³

British television, film and stage actor Peter Guinness was born on May 3 1950 in Whitstable, a small English seaside town famous for its oysters. At school he revealed a talent for drawing and painting, a talent that subsequently led him to study art and qualify as an art teacher. But it was while...

The Creeping Man

77. Robert Hardy

Actor | Sense and Sensibility

One of England's most successful and enduring character actors, with a prolific screen career on television and in films, Robert Hardy was acclaimed for his versatility and the depth of his performances.

Born in Cheltenham in 1925, he studied at Oxford University and, in 1949, he joined the ...

The Master Blackmailer

78. Nickolas Grace

Actor | Robin of Sherwood

Nickolas Grace was born in England and trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama. After repertory experience he appeared in numerous London Stage Productions as well as Shakespeare at Stratford and in New York. He has been in innumerable films, television, plays and radio dramas and ...

The Master Blackmailer

79. Sophie Thompson

Actress | Gosford Park

Sophie Thompson was born on January 20, 1962 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Gosford Park (2001), Emma (1996) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). She has been married to Richard Lumsden since October 1995. They have two children.

The Master Blackmailer

80. Serena Gordon

Actress | GoldenEye

Serena Gordon was born on September 3, 1963 in London, England. She is an actress, known for GoldenEye (1995), Aristocrats (1999) and The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991). She has been married to Adam Douglas since 2013. She was previously married to Tim Laurence.

The Master Blackmailer

81. Roy Marsden

Actor | The Sandbaggers

Marsden's credits are numerous and span a half century of widely, and wildly, different genres and character types. Not the least is his portrayal of the mysterious and mystical character John Stockton in the long-running BBC series The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes (1991) starring Jeremy Brett. In ...

The Last Vampyre

82. Keith Barron

Actor | Doctor Who

Keith Barron was born on August 8, 1934 in Mexborough, Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Doctor Who (1963), Telford's Change (1979) and Take Me (2001). He was married to Mary Pickard. He died on November 15, 2017 in England.

The Last Vampyre

83. Maurice Denham

Actor | The Day of the Jackal

Born in Beckenham, Kent, English character actor Maurice Denham first came to public notice in the 1940s on radio, appearing on many of the most popular comedy series of the day in a variety of characters. His debut in films came in 1947 with The Smugglers (1947). His talents came to the forefront ...

The Last Vampyre

84. Elizabeth Spriggs

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Elizabeth Spriggs was born on September 18, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Elizabeth Jean Williams. She was an actress and writer, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Playing the Field (1998). She was married to Murray Manson, Marshall ...

The Last Vampyre

85. Juliet Aubrey

Actress | The Infiltrator

Juliet Aubrey is a BAFTA-award-winning actress of English and Welsh origin. She has starred in numerous critically acclaimed productions for film (The Infiltrator (2016), playing the female lead opposite Bryan Cranston), theatre ("Ivanov" at The National Theatre, London), and television (Middlemarch...

The Last Vampyre

86. Simon Williams

Actor | Kinvig

Simon Williams was born on June 16, 1946 in Windsor, Berkshire, England as Hugh Valentine Simon Williams. He is an actor, known for Kinvig (1981), Jabberwocky (1977) and Don't Wait Up (1983). He is married to Lucy Fleming. They have four children. He was previously married to Belinda Carroll.

The Eligible Bachelor

87. Anna Calder-Marshall

Actress | Wuthering Heights

Anna Calder-Marshall was born on January 11, 1947 in Kensington, London, England. She is an actress, known for Wuthering Heights (1970), Male of the Species (1969) and King Lear (1983). She has been married to David Burke since March 20, 1971. They have one child.

The Eligible Bachelor

88. Claudine Auger

Actress | Thunderball

Claudine Auger, a former Miss France (1958), received her dramatic training at the Paris Drama Conservatory and is best known to US / UK audiences as the stunning brunette "Domino" opposite Sean Connery in the James Bond thriller Thunderball (1965), She has kept fairly busy since her Bond days, ...

The Three Gables

89. Caroline Blakiston

Actress | Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi

Caroline Blakiston was born on February 13, 1933 in Chelsea, London, England as Caroline G. Blakiston. She is an actress, known for Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983), Scoop (2006) and For Elsie (2011).

The Three Gables

90. Peter Wyngarde

Actor | Flash Gordon

Peter Paul Wyngarde was born at the home of an aunt in Marseille, Southern France, and is the son of an English father and French mother. Owing to his father's work as a member of the British Diplomatic Service, Peter spent much of his early childhood moving from one country to another, and was ...

The Three Gables

91. Hugh Bonneville

Actor | Notting Hill

Hugh Bonneville was born on November 10, 1963 in Paddington, London, England as Hugh Richard Bonneville Williams. He is an actor, known for Notting Hill (1999), Paddington (2014) and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994). He has been married to Lucinda Williams since November 4, 1998. They have one ...

The Dying Detective

Credited as Richard Bonneville

92. Jonathan Hyde

Actor | Titanic

Jonathan Hyde was born on May 21, 1948 in Brisbane, Australia. He is an actor, known for Titanic (1997), Anaconda (1997) and Jumanji (1995). He is married to Isobel Buchanan. They have two children.

The Dying Detective

93. Susannah Harker

Actress | House of Cards

Susannah Harker was born on April 26, 1965 in London, England as Susannah M Owens. She is an actress, known for House of Cards (1990), A Dry White Season (1989) and A Caribbean Dream (2017). She was previously married to Iain Glen.

The Dying Detective

Appeared in The Crucifer of Blood (1990) which starred Charlton Heston as Sherlock Holmes and Richard Johnson as Dr. Watson

94. Roy Hudd

Actor | Up the Chastity Belt

Roy Hudd was born on May 16, 1936 in Croydon, Surrey, England. He is an actor, known for The Chastity Belt (1972), Cold Lazarus (1996) and Ashes to Ashes (2008). He has been married to Debbie Flitcroft since September 25, 1988. He was previously married to Ann Lambert.

The Dying Detective

95. Caroline John

Actress | Love Actually

Of the many satellites that have orbited the eleven (to date) incarnations of 'the Doctor' between 1963 and the present, one of the brightest was Caroline John. Not only was she the most beautiful of the companions, but also stood out for her resourcefulness and intelligence. Having submitted a ...

The Dying Detective

96. Frank Finlay

Actor | The Pianist

One of Britain's finest products of the stage, film and TV, actor Frank Finlay, he with the dark and handsomely serious-to-mordant looks, was born on August 6, 1926, in Farnworth, England, the son of Josiah, a butcher, and Margaret Finlay. Of English, Irish and Scottish descent, Frank attended St. ...

The Golden Prince-Nez

Appeared as Inspector Lestrade in 2 Holmes on the trail of Jack the Ripper films. A Study in Terror (1965) with John Neville playing Sherlock Holmes and Donald Houston as Dr. Watson and Murder by Decree (1979) starring Christopher Plummer and James Mason as Holmes and Watson Also played Arthur Conan Doyle himself in The Other Side ,a TV play in which Doyle encounters his famous creation as played by Richard E Grant.

97. Nigel Planer

Actor | The Young Ones

Nigel Planer was born in London and educated at the prestigious Westminster School. He then went to Sussex University to study African and Asian Studies. However, he left after a year and decided to pursue his love of theatre. He trained as an actor at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.

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98. Anna Carteret

Actress | Poirot

Anna Carteret was born on December 11, 1942 in Bangalore, India as Annabelle Susan Wilkinson. She is an actress, known for Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989), The Plank (1967) and Juliet Bravo (1980). She was previously married to Christopher Morahan.

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99. Kenneth Connor

Actor | Carry On Cleo

The son of a naval officer who ran what were called "concert parties", Kenneth Connor made his stage debut at age two, and by 11 was performing in both a solo act and a doubles act with his brother in various revue shows. He later decided to become a serious actor rather than just a revue performer...

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100. John Hallam

Actor | Flash Gordon

Talented and diverse Northern Ireland born character actor whose career has embraced British institutions from Raffles to Dr Who.

After apprenticing in provincial theatre this commanding, actor appeared in two contrasting war films in 1968 - The Charge of the Light Brigade and Carry On up the Khyber...

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