Posted on July 24, 2015 at 3:32 am

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The Golden Boys of Screen: Best Screen Sherlock Holmes

Get ready to bust out a British accent and drink some tea while you read this post because we’re going to take you through the Best of On-Screen Sherlock Holmes!  Sherlock Holmes, the quintessential detective who has been ruling our hearts and minds from generations, is the longest living fictional franchise. As per the pages of Guinness Book of World Records, Sherlock Holmes is the most portrayed movie character being featured in a multitude of movies and starring some illustrious names from the International Acting circuits. To celebrate Holmes we’re taking a look at some of the memorable and prominent actors who portrayed Sherlock Holmes on screen adding to the star power of the most celebrated character ever created.

Sir Ian McKellen – 2015 – Mr. Holmes

Roger Moore- 1976- Sherlock Holmes The Crucifier of Blood

Tom Baker- 1983- The Hound of Baskervilles

Christopher Lee- 1959- The Hound of Baskervilless, Private Life of Sherlock Holmes

Rupert Everett- 2004- Sherlock Holmes and The Case of Silk Stockings

Ian Richardson- 1983- The Hounds of Baskerville and The Sign of Four

Christopher Plummer- 1977- Sliver Blaze and Murder by the Decree

Basil Rathbone- 1939- 14 movies on Sherlock Holmes

Jonny Lee Miller- 2012- Elementary

Robert Downey Jr. -2009 – Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Benedict Cumberbatch- 2010 – Sherlock