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Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (Lord Beaconsfield)
Captain Edward Fairfax Vere
- Billy Budd
... Captain Edward Fairfax Vere
Sherlock Holmes / Dr. Jekyll / Mr. Hyde
Lux Video Theatre
Ambrose Wallington / Sir Paul Maxim / Frampton
Commissar Dimitri Gorotchenko
Guest-starred (as Himself) on NBC series 1, 2, 3 Go
5 Print Biographies |
14 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
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.
Was so frequently typecast as a villain that he literally jumped at the first few opportunities he ever got to play Sherlock Holmes because "for once, I got to beat the bad guy instead of play him". Indeed, he played the legendary heroic detective more than any other character in his career. However, by 1946 he had become so sick of the role that he quit his Sherlock Holmes film series and ...