Actors Sherlock Cast List

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Sherlock cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Sherlock main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these Sherlock stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Sherlock focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Sherlock that are on here as well.

Items include everything from Benedict Cumberbatch to Martin Freeman

If you are wondering, "Who are the actors from Sherlock?" or "Who starred on Sherlock?" then this list will help you answer those questions.

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Benedict Cumberbatch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Sherlock Cast List
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Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch is an English actor and film producer who has performed in film, television, theatre and radio. The son of actors Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham, he graduated from the University of Manchester and continued his training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, obtaining a Master of Arts in Classical Acting. He first performed at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park in Shakespearean productions such as Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Romeo and Juliet. He also portrayed George Tesman in Richard Eyre's revival of Hedda Gabler in 2005 and since then has starred in the Royal National Theatre productions After the Dance and ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Sherlock, Parade's End, The Last Enemy, Nathan Barley, Tipping the Velvet, + more

Birthplace: London, England

Nationality: England

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#48 on The Best (Male) Actors Working Today

#37 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Louise Brealey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Sherlock Cast List
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Louise Brealey, also credited as Loo Brealey, is an English actress, writer and journalist. She is best known for playing student nurse Roxanne Bird in Casualty, and Molly Hooper in Sherlock. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Sherlock, Mayo

Birthplace: Bozeat, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Mark Gatiss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Sherlock Cast List
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Mark Gatiss is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter and novelist. He is a member of the comedy team The League of Gentlemen alongside Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton and co-writer Jeremy Dyson, and has both written for and acted in the TV series Doctor Who and Sherlock, the latter of which he also co-created. ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Game of Thrones, Sherlock, The League of Gentlemen, Jekyll, Nighty Night, + more

Birthplace: Sedgefield, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, England

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Martin Freeman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Sherlock Cast List
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Martin John Christopher Freeman is an English actor, best known for portraying Tim Canterbury in the UK version of the sitcom mockumentary The Office, Dr. John Watson in the British crime drama Sherlock, Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit film trilogy, and Lester Nygaard in the dark comedy-crime drama TV series Fargo. His other notable film roles include the romantic comedy Love Actually, the comic science fiction film The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the semi-improvised comedy Nativity!, and the comedic Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy, most prominently in the sci-fi comedy The World's End. Among other accolades, he has won an Emmy Award, BAFTA Award and an Empire Award, with ...more on Wikipedia

Acted In: Sherlock, Fargo, The Office, Lock, Stock..., + more

Birthplace: Aldershot, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom

Also Ranked

#38 on The Greatest British Actors of All Time

#6 on Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With

#13 on The Best Marvel Movie Actors Ever

#71 on Actors You Would Watch Read the Phone Book

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