Basil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone
1892 - 1967

Basil Rathbone  British Actor


Philip St. John Basil Rathbone, MC (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967) was a South African Republic-born British 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 costum...

Confirmed Relationships2
Longest Relationship42 yrs, 3 mths
Shortest Relationship11 yrs, 3 mths
Average Relationship Length26 yrs, 9 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Basil
Last Name Rathbone
Full Name at Birth Philip St. John Basil Rathbone
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 13th June, 1892
Birthplace Johannesburg, South Africa
Died 21st July, 1967
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Height 6' 1½" (187 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Repton School, Repton, Derby, England (1910)
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Terror by Night
Year(s) Active 1911–67, 1911–67
Father Edgar Philip Rathbone
Mother Anna Barbara née George
Brother John Rathbone
Sister Beatrice Rathbone
Family Member Cynthia Rathbone (adopted daughter)
Friend Claude Rains, Ronald Colman, Cedric Hardwicke, Herbert Marshall, Nigel Bruce, Vincent Price
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Basil Rathbone75 GeminiActor
Ouida Bergère14 SagittariusWriter
Marion Foreman-Actress
Eva Le Gallienne92 CapricornActress


Female193977 years old

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Autopsia de un fantasma1968 Canuto Pérez Movie
Hillbillys in a Haunted House1967 Gregor Movie
Queen of Blood1966 Dr. Farraday Movie
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini1966 Reginald Ripper Movie
Summer Fun1966 Governor TV Show
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet1965 Prof. Hartman, Lunar 7 Movie
Suspense1964 TV Show
The Comedy of Terrors1963 Mr. John F. Black Movie
Burke's Law1963 Milo James TV Show
Tales of Terror1962 Carmichael (segment "The Case of M. Valdemar") Movie
Pontius Pilate1962 Caiaphas Movie
The Magic Sword1962 Lodac Movie
Two Before Zero1962 Narrator Movie
Dr. Kildare1961 Frederick Foray TV Show
The Black Cat1961 Voices (voice) Short Film
Mystic Prophecies and Nostradamus1961 Narrator Movie
The Last Hurrah1958 Norman Cass, Sr. Movie
Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens1958 Ebenezer Scrooge TV Show
The DuPont Show of the Month1957 Emperor TV Show
The Black Sleep1956 Sir Joel Cadman Movie
The Court Jester1955 Sir Ravenhurst Movie
We're No Angels1955 Andre Trochard Movie
Science Fiction Theatre1955 Dr. Victor Berenson TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Paul Charters TV Show
Star Tonight1955 Narrator TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955 Ebenezer Scrooge TV Show
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater1955 Robert TV Show
Casanova's Big Night1954 Lucio, Narrator Movie
Shower of Stars1954 Marley's Ghost TV Show
Love Story1954 TV Show
The United States Steel Hour1953 Duke TV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953 Duke TV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953 TV Show
Season's Greetings1953 TV Movie
The Christophers1952 TV Show
Broadway Television Theatre1952 Benvenuto Cellini TV Show
Encounter1952 Captain Edward Fairfax Vere TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 The Jewel Thief TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Hugh Rubicoff, British Artist TV Show
Danger1950 TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950 Ambrose Wallington, Sir Paul Maxim, Frampton TV Show
The Colgate Comedy Hour1950 Count Durand TV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950 TV Show
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad1949 Narrating the Story of Mr. Toad Movie
The Wind in the Willows1949 Narrator (voice) Short Film
Suspense1949 Dr. Jekyll TV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948 Hazelton Crane TV Show
The Buick-Berle Show1948 Sherlock Holmes TV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948 TV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948 Mr. Brink TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947 General Zomback TV Show
Dressed to Kill1946 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Heartbeat1946 Professor Aristide Movie
Terror by Night1946 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Lights Out1946 Gregory TV Show
Pursuit to Algiers1945 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The House of Fear1945 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Woman in Green1945 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Bathing Beauty1944 George Adams Movie
Frenchman's Creek1944 Lord Rockingham Movie
The Pearl of Death1944 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Scarlet Claw1944 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Spider Woman1944 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Above Suspicion1943 Sig von Aschenhausen Movie
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon1943 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death1943 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Sherlock Holmes in Washington1943 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Crazy House1943 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Crossroads1942 Henri Sarrou Movie
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror1942 Sherlock Holmes Movie
Fingers at the Window1942 Dr. H. Santelle Movie
The Black Cat1941 Montague Hartley Movie
International Lady1941 Reggie Oliver Movie
Paris Calling1941 Andre Benoit Movie
The Mad Doctor1941 Dr. George Sebastian, Dr. Frederick Langamann Movie
Rhythm on the River1940 Oliver Courtney Movie
The Mark of Zorro1940 Captain Esteban Pasquale Movie
Son of Frankenstein1939 Baron Wolf von Frankenstein Movie
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes1939 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Hound of the Baskervilles1939 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Sun Never Sets1939 Clive Randolph Movie
Tower of London1939 Richard - Duke of Gloucester Movie
Rio1939 Paul Reynard Movie
If I Were King1938 King Louis XI Movie
The Adventures of Marco Polo1938 Ahmed Movie
The Adventures of Robin Hood1938 Sir Guy of Gisbourne Movie
The Dawn Patrol1938 Major Brand Movie
Breakdowns of 19381938 Basil (The Adventures of Robin Hood wardrobe test) (uncredited) Short Film
A Night of Terror1937 Gerald Lovell Movie
Tovarich1937 Commissar Dimitri Gorotchenko Movie
Confession1937 Michael Michailow Movie
Make a Wish1937 Johnny Selden Movie
Private Number1936 Wroxton Movie
Romeo and Juliet1936 Tybalt - Nephew to Lady Capulet Movie
The Garden of Allah1936 Count Ferdinand Anteoni Movie
A Tale of Two Cities1935 Marquis St. Evrémonde Movie
Anna Karenina1935 Karenin Movie
Captain Blood1935 Levasseur Movie
The Last Days of Pompeii1935 Pontius Pilate Movie
David Copperfield1935 Mr. Murdstone Movie
A Feather in Her Hat1935 Captain Randolph Courtney Movie
Kind Lady1935 Henry Abbott Movie
Loyalties1933 Ferdinand de Levis Movie
One Precious Year1933 Derek Nagel Movie
A Woman Commands1932 Capt. Alex Pastitsch Movie
After the Ball1932 Jack Harrowby Movie
Sin Takes a Holiday1930 Reggie Durant Movie
The Bishop Murder Case1930 Philo Vance Movie
A Notorious Affair1930 Paul Gherardi Movie
The Flirting Widow1930 Colonel Smith Movie
The Lady of Scandal1930 Edward Movie
A Lady Surrenders1930 Carl Vandry Movie
This Mad World1930 Paul Parisot Movie
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney1929 Lord Arthur Dilling Movie
The Great Deception1926 Rizzio Movie
The Masked Bride1925 Antoine Movie
Trouping with Ellen1924 Tony Winterslip Movie
The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots1923 Undetermined Subordinate Role (uncredited) Movie
The School for Scandal1923 Joseph Surface Movie
Innocent1921 Amadis de Jocelyn Movie
The Fruitful Vine1921 Don Cesare Carelli Movie
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vlad1369Jan 6, 2010

the ONLY Sherlock Holmes...robert downy who????

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