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Sherlock Holmes Cast List

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Sherlock Holmes cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the Sherlock Holmes 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 Holmes stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from Sherlock Holmes focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on Sherlock Holmes that are on here as well.

Items on this poll include Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing

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Colin Jeavons is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
House of Cards, Sherlock Holmes, Jane Eyre
Colin Abel Jeavons (born 20 October 1929) is a retired English television actor. He was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, to parents from the Black Country, and the family moved to West Bromwich ...more
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David Burke is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes, The Guardians, The Nanny (UK)
David Burke may refer to:
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Douglas Wilmer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes (1965)
Douglas Wilmer (8 January 1920 – 31 March 2016) was an English actor, best known for playing Sherlock Holmes in the 1965 TV series Sherlock Holmes.
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Edward Hardwicke is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes, Holocaust, Colditz
Edward Cedric Hardwicke (7 August 1932 – 16 May 2011) was an English actor, who had a distinguished career on the stage, as well as being known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the Granada TV ...more
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Howard Marion-Crawford ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes
Howard Marion-Crawford (17 January 1914 – 24 November 1969), the grandson of writer F. Marion Crawford, was an English character actor, best known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in the 1954 ...more
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Jeremy Brett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes, Affairs of the Heart, Armchair Theatre
Peter Jeremy William Huggins (3 November 1933 – 12 September 1995), known professionally as Jeremy Brett, was an English actor. He played fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in four Granada TV ...more
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Patrick Macnee is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Patrick Macnee The Avengers, Battlestar Galactica, The New Avengers
Daniel Patrick Macnee (6 February 1922 – 25 June 2015) was a British-American film and television actor. He played the role of secret agent John Steed in the British television series The
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Nigel Stock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
The Doctors, Triangle, Van der Valk
Nigel Stock may refer to: Nigel Stock (actor) (1919–1986), British actor Nigel Stock (bishop) (born 1950), current bishop at Lambeth
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Peter Cushing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes (1965), Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes
Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor best known for his roles in the Hammer Productions horror films of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, as well as his ...more
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Ronald Howard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes, Cowboy in Africa, The Lotus Eaters
Ronald Howard (7 April 1918 – 19 December 1996) was an English actor and writer best known in the U.S. for starring in a weekly Sherlock Holmes television series in 1954. He was the son of actor ...more
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Andrei Panin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Sherlock Holmes
Andrei Vladimirovich Panin (Russian: Андре́й Влади́мирович Па́нин; May 28, 1962 – March 2013) was a Nika Award-winner Russian actor appearing in film and television, and a director.
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Christopher Lee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Shaka Zulu, The Colour of Magic, Gormenghast
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English actor, singer and author. With a career spanning nearly 70 years, Lee was well known for portraying villains and ...more
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Archie Duncan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
The Adventures of Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, Orlando
Archie Duncan (26 May 1914 – 24 July 1979) was a Scottish actor born in Glasgow.Duncan's father was a regimental sergeant major in the army and his mother was a postmistress. He attended ...more
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Rosalie Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Sherlock Holmes Cast List
Rosalie Williams Sherlock Holmes, Truckers, The Potting Shed
Rosalie Williams (12 June 1919 in Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire – 11 December 2009 in Manchester) was an English actress best known for her appearance as Mrs Hudson in The Adventures of ...more