Su­per Sher­locks

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Do you re­mem­ber these other ac­tors’ takes on Holmes?

Basil Rath­bone The 1986 Dis­ney movie The Great Mouse De­tec­tive fea­tured the voice of the iconic Bri­tish ac­tor as Holmes—even though he hadn’t played him since the 1950s and had been dead for nearly 20 years!

Christo­pher Lee In Sher­lock Holmes and the Deadly Neck­lace (1962), Lee’s sleuth wghts *ro­fes­sor Mo­ri­arty for a jewel from Cleopa­tra’s tomb.

Christo­pher Plum­mer Sher­lock ver­sus Jack the Rip­per? Yes, please— in Mur­der by De­cree (1979).

Peter O’Toole Ever pro­liwc, he was Sher­lock on­stage, voiced him in car­toons and played au­thor Sir Arthur Co­nan Doyle in a 1997 wlm.

Jeremy Brett He played Sher­lock on mul­ti­ple BBC minis­eries be­tween 1984 and 1994.

Jonny Lee Miller Ele­men­tary, my dear! He’s been Sher­lock—a mod­ern­day worka­holic Y*D ad­viser and case buster—on the CBS drama since 2012.

Bene­dict Cum­ber­batch He won

a 2014 Emmy award for his por­trayal as the bril­liant Scot­land Yard con­sul­tant in the hit con­tem­po­rary­set BBC se­ries Sher­lock.

Ian McKellen In the 2015 mys­tery Mr. Holmes, McKellen’s de­tec­tive is re­tired and los­ing his mem­ory. But he still man­ages to out­smart ’em all.

Johnny Depp He pro­vided the voice of the tit­u­lar char­ac­ter in the 2018 an­i­mated hit Sher­lock Gnomes. Of course he solved the case of the miss­ing Lon­don gar­den gnomes.

Robert Downey Jr. The Amer­i­can movie star was a punch-throw­ing quip­ster in two ac­tion-packed Sher­lock Holmes wlms. The third in­stall­ment is due in 2020.

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