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Sherlock Holmes and the actors

December 09, 2009

Detective work

Here are some other actors who have portrayed Sherlock Holmes on TV and film:

Tom Baker: 1982 miniseries "The Hound of the Baskervilles."

John Barrymore: 1922's "Sherlock Holmes."

Michael Caine: 1988's "Without a Clue."

Peter Cushing: 1959's "The Hound of the Baskervilles," among others.

William Gillette: 1916's "Sherlock Holmes."

Charlton Heston: 1991's

"The Crucifer of Blood."

Ronald Howard: 1954-55 TV series "Sherlock Holmes."

Frank Langella: 1981's "Sherlock Holmes."

Christopher Lee: 1962's "Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace," among others.

Raymond Massey: 1931's "The Speckled Band."

Roger Moore: 1976's "Sherlock Holmes

in New York."

John Neville: 1965's "A Study in Terror."

Edward Woodward: 1990's "Hands of a Murderer."

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