Alan Rickman

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Alan Rickman (Sherlock Holmes) and Michael Hugues (Dr. Watson) in Sherlock Holmes (1976)

Alan Rickman (21 february 1946 - 14 january 2016) was a British actor, who recently played Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies, played also Sherlock Holmes in 1976 in the William Gillette adaptation of Sherlock Holmes in Birmingham.