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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
Appeared (as "Henry Hutton") in "The Gioconda Smile" on Broadway. Written by Aldous Huxley
. Directed / produced by Shepard Traube
. Lyceum Theatre (moved to the Fulton Theatre on 6 Nov 1950): 7 Oct 1950-11 Nov 1950 (41 performances). Cast included: Charles Francis, Charles Gerrard, Emily Lawrence, George Relph, Marian Russell.
5 Print Biographies |
14 Articles |
3 Magazine Cover Photos |
Sir Basil Rathbone
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Sometimes I just crave to play in [William Shakespeare (I)] again and I know and love playing Orlando so much.
He campaigned in vain for the role of Lord Henry Wotton in the film adaptation of Oscar Wilde
's novel The Picture of Dorian Gray
(1945). He believed that his typecasting as Sherlock Holmes cost him the role and was a contributing factor in his leaving the Universal series.
Best known for his fencing skills as the greatest swordsman in Hollywood history