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Christopher Lee

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Christopher Lee as Arnaud in The Leather Funnel (1973)
Christopher Lee as narrator in documentary The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Christopher Lee (27 may 1922 - 7 june 2015) was a British actor who played Sir Henry Baskerville in The Hound of the Baskervilles in 1959 with Peter Cushing, before playing Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes und das Halsband des Todes (Sherlock Holmes and The Deadly Necklace) in 1962 and in TV movies: Sherlock Holmes and the Leading Lady (1991) and Incident at Victoria Falls (1992). He also played Mycroft Holmes in The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes in 1970.

He also played Arnaud in 1973 in the non-sherlockian Conan Doyle's story The Leather Funnel of the TV Series Great Mysteries.

In 1985, he was the host and narrator of the TV documentary The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes.


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