Basil Rathbone

Basil Rathbone
1892 - 1967
Basil Rathbone  British Actor

Basil Rathbone dating history


Basil Rathbone was previously married to Ouida Bergère (1926 - 1967) and Marion Foreman (1914 - 1926).

Basil Rathbone was in relationships with John Miltern (1930 - 1937) and Eva Le Gallienne (1924 - 1925).


British Actor Basil Rathbone was born Philip St. John Basil Rathbone on 13th June, 1892 in Johannesburg, South Africa and passed away on 21st Jul 1967 New York City, New York, USA aged 75. He is most remembered for Terror by Night. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Basil Rathbone was in an on-screen matchup with Mae Murray in The Masked Bride (1925).

Basil Rathbone is a member of the following lists: Sherlock Holmes films, Shakespearean actors and English film actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 42 years, 7 months 27 years, 11 months -
Dating2 7 years 4 years 1 year
Total4 42 years, 7 months 15 years, 11 months 1 year


First Name Basil
Last Name Rathbone
Full Name at Birth Philip St. John Basil Rathbone
Alternative Name Basil Rathbone, Philip St. John Basil Rathbone
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
Buried Ferncliff Cemetery Shrine of Memories, Hartsdale, New York
Height 6' 1½" (187 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
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, 1911–1967
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

Philip St. John Basil Rathbone MC (13 June 1892 – 21 July 1967) was an English 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.

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Basil Rathbone75 GeminiActor
John Miltern66 CancerActor
Ouida Bergère87 SagittariusWriter
Eva Le Gallienne92 CapricornActress
Marion Foreman-Actress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
RodionMale1915109 years oldMarion Foreman
CynthiaFemale193985 years oldOuida Bergère


Autopsia de un fantasma1968Canuto PérezMovie
Hillbillys in a Haunted House1967GregorMovie
Soldier in Love1967The Duke of YorkTV Movie
Queen of Blood1966Dr. FarradayMovie
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini1966Reginald RipperMovie
Summer Fun1966GovernorTV Show
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet1965Prof. Hartman - Lunar 7Movie
Dr. Rock and Mr. Roll1965Movie
Suspense1964StewardTV Show
The Comedy of Terrors1963Mr. BlackMovie
Burke's Law1963Milo JamesTV Show
Tales of Terror1962Carmichael (segment "The Case of M. Valdemar")Movie
Pontius Pilate1962CaiaphasMovie
The Magic Sword1962LodacMovie
Two Before Zero1962NarratorMovie
Dr. Kildare1961Frederick ForayTV Show
The Black Cat1961Voices (voice)Short Film
Victoria Regina1961Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli (Lord Beaconsfield)TV Movie
Mystic Prophecies and Nostradamus1961NarratorMovie
Fredric March Presents Tales from Dickens1959Ebenezer ScroogeTV Show
The Last Hurrah1958Norman Cass, Sr.Movie
Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates1958Dr. BoekmanTV Movie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957EmperorTV Show
The Lark1957Chief InquisitorTV Movie
The Black Sleep1956Sir Joel CadmanMovie
The Court Jester1955Sir RavenhurstMovie
We're No Angels1955Andre TrochardMovie
Science Fiction Theatre1955Dr. Victor BerensonTV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955Paul ChartersTV Show
Star Tonight1955NarratorTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Ebenezer ScroogeTV Show
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater1955RobertTV Show
Svengali and the Blonde1955SvengaliTV Movie
Casanova's Big Night1954Lucio / NarratorMovie
Shower of Stars1954Marley's GhostTV Show
Love Story1954TV Show
A Christmas Carol1954Jacob MarleyTV Movie
The United States Steel Hour1953DukeTV Show
The Motorola Television Hour1953DukeTV Show
The Philip Morris Playhouse1953TV Show
The Christophers1952TV Show
Broadway Television Theatre1952Benvenuto Cellini / Chief Inspector TannerTV Show
Encounter1952Captain Edward Fairfax VereTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951The Jewel ThiefTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Hugh Rubicoff / Sir RobertTV Show
Betty Crocker Star Matinee1951TV Show
Danger1950TV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Ambrose Wallington / Sir Paul Maxim / FramptonTV Show
Nash Airflyte Theatre1950TV Show
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad1949Narrating the Story of Mr. Toad / Policeman (voice)Movie
The Wind in the Willows1949Narrator (voice)Short Film
Suspense1949Sherlock Holmes / Dr. Jekyll / Mr. HydeTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Hazelton CromeTV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Mr. BrinkTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947General Zomback / Frederick LeedsTV Show
Dressed to Kill1946Sherlock HolmesMovie
Heartbeat1946Prof . AristideMovie
Terror by Night1946Sherlock HolmesMovie
Lights Out1946GregoryTV Show
Pursuit to Algiers1945Sherlock HolmesMovie
The House of Fear1945Sherlock HolmesMovie
The Woman in Green1945Sherlock HolmesMovie
Bathing Beauty1944George AdamsMovie
Frenchman's Creek1944Lord RockinghamMovie
The Pearl of Death1944Sherlock HolmesMovie
The Scarlet Claw1944Sherlock HolmesMovie
Above Suspicion1943Sig von AschenhausenMovie
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death1943Sherlock HolmesMovie
Sherlock Holmes in Washington1943Sherlock HolmesMovie
The Spider Woman1943Sherlock HolmesMovie
Crazy House1943Sherlock HolmesMovie
Crossroads1942Henri SarrouMovie
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon1942Sherlock HolmesMovie
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror1942Sherlock HolmesMovie
Fingers at the Window1942Dr. H. SantelleMovie
The Black Cat1941Montague HartleyMovie
International Lady1941Reggis OliverMovie
Paris Calling1941Andre BenoitMovie
Rhythm on the River1940Oliver CourtneyMovie
The Mark of Zorro1940Capt. Esteban PasqualeMovie
The Mad Doctor1940Dr. George Sebastien aka Dr. Frederick LangamannMovie
Son of Frankenstein1939Baron Wolf von FrankensteinMovie
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes1939Sherlock HolmesMovie
The Hound of the Baskervilles1939Sherlock HolmesMovie
The Sun Never Sets1939Clive RandolphMovie
Tower of London1939Richard, Duke of GloucesterMovie
Rio1939Paul ReynardMovie
If I Were King1938Louis XIMovie
The Adventures of Marco Polo1938AhmedMovie
The Adventures of Robin Hood1938Sir Guy of GisbourneMovie
The Dawn Patrol1938Major BrandMovie
A Night of Terror1937Gerald LovellMovie
Tovarich1937Commissar Dimitri GorotchenkoMovie
Confession1937Michael MichailowMovie
Make a Wish1937Johnny SeldenMovie
Private Number1936WroxtonMovie
Romeo and Juliet1936Tybalt - Nephew to Lady CapuletMovie
The Garden of Allah1936Count Ferdinand AnteoniMovie
A Tale of Two Cities1935Marquis St. EvrémondeMovie
Anna Karenina1935Alexei Alexandrovitch KareninMovie
Captain Blood1935LevasseurMovie
The Last Days of Pompeii1935Pontius PilateMovie
David Copperfield1935Mr. MurdstoneMovie
A Feather in Her Hat1935Captain Randolph CourtneyMovie
Kind Lady1935Henry AbbottMovie
Loyalties1933Ferdinand de LevisMovie
One Precious Year1933Derek NagelMovie
A Woman Commands1932Capt. Alex PastitschMovie
After the Ball1932Jack HarrowbyMovie
Sin Takes a Holiday1930Reggie DurantMovie
The Bishop Murder Case1930Philo VanceMovie
A Notorious Affair1930Paul GherardiMovie
The Flirting Widow1930Colonel John SmithMovie
The Lady of Scandal1930Edward WarringtonMovie
A Lady Surrenders1930Carl VandryMovie
This Mad World1930Paul ParisotMovie
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney1929Lord Arthur DillingMovie
The Great Deception1926RizzioMovie
The Masked Bride1925AntoineMovie
Trouping with Ellen1924Tony WinterslipMovie
The Loves of Mary, Queen of Scots1923Undetermined Subordinate Role (uncredited)Movie
The School for Scandal1923Joseph SurfaceMovie
Innocent1921Amadis de JocelynMovie
The Fruitful Vine1921Don Cesare CarelliMovie
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vlad1369vlad1369Jan 6, 2010

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

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