Basil Rathbone

Actor Basil Rathbone Full Name: Basil Rathbone
Nationality: English

Profession: Actor
Why Famous: Famous for playing Sherlock Holmes in 14 Hollywood films made between 1939 and 1946.

Born: June 13, 1892
Star Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa

Died: July 21, 1967 (aged 75)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Historical Events in the Life of Basil Rathbone

  • 1939-03-31 "The Hound of Baskervilles", starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson for the first time, is released

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