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Basil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone

English actor
Philip St. John Basil Rathbone MC was an Anglo-South African actor. He rose to prominence in the United Kingdom as a Shakespearean stage actor and went on to appear in more than 70 films, primarily costume dramas, swashbucklers, and, occasionally, horror films.Wikipedia
BornJune 13, 1892
HometownJohannesburg, South Africa
Height6'1" (1.86m)
SpouseOuida Bergère, Ethel Marian Foreman
ChildrenJohn Rodion
ParentsAnna Barbara Rathbone, Edgar Philip Rathbone
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Videos

On This Day - 31 March 1939

in 1939, "The Hound of the Baskervilles" - the first of 14 films starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson - went on general release. (March 31)
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Albums

Radio's Greatest Detectives: Sherlock Holmes
Radio's Greatest Detectives: Sherlock Holmes
1992
Read Edgar Allan Poe Stories & Poems
Read Edgar Allan Poe Stories & Poems
2013
Festival of Carols [St. Clair]
Festival of Carols [St. Clair]
2006
Best of Sherlock Holmes: 50 Episodes Starring Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce [Audio C
Best of Sherlock Holmes: 50 Episodes Starring Basil Rathbone & Nigel Bruce [Audio C
2006
Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
2002

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1939Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleIf I Were KingNominated
1937Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleRomeo and Juliet (1936 film)Nominated
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