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Derek Francis

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Derek Francis (7 november 1923 - 27 march 1984) was a British actor who played Mycroft Holmes in 1965 in the TV episode The Bruce-Partington Plans of the TV series Sherlock Holmes with Douglas Wilmer (Sherlock Holmes). He also played John Scott Eccles in 1968 in episode Wisteria Lodge of season 2 with Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes.

He also played Dixon in episode The Case of the Dixon Torpedo of The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes in 1971.