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Douglas Wilmer

Actor

Born - 8 January 1920, Brentford, Middlesex, England
Died - 31 March 2016

Dark, austere, heavily-built English actor with classic profile, noted as a popular Sherlock Holmes on British TV of the 1960s. Film appearances were mostly in supporting roles, albeit usually as figures of authority: Men of Sherwood Forest (1954), Richard III (1955), Passport to Treason (1956), Battle of the River Plate (1956), An Honourable Murder (1960), El Cid (1961), Cleopatra (1963), The Fall of the Roman Empire (1963), A Shot in the Dark (1964), Khartoum (1966), Hammerhead (1968), The Reckoning (1970), Cromwell (1970), Antony and Cleopatra (1972), The Incredible Sarah (1976), Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978), Octopussy (1983) and Sword of the Valiant (1984), his last. He later made a living as a painter.