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Basil Rathbone

 
Basil Rathbone Headshot
Date Of Birth:
June 13, 1892
Date Of Death:
July 21, 1967 (75)
Birth Place:
Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
 
Basil Rathbone Headshot
Date of Birth: June 13, 1892
Date of Death: July 21, 1967 (75)

Birth Place: Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1958
Mr. Zuss [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1957
Sir Roger Johnson
  [Broadway]
1953
Sherlock Holmes
  [Broadway]
1952
William Tower
  [Broadway]
1950
Henry Hutton
  [Broadway]
1950
Cassius
  [Broadway]
1950
Dr. Austin Sloper
  [Broadway]
1947
Dr. Austin Sloper
  [Broadway]
1946
Maurice
  [Broadway]
1934
Romeo
  [Broadway]
1932
Rev. Nicholas Lucy
  [Broadway]
1931
Marcel Blanc
  [Broadway]
1931
Hugh Dawltry
  [Broadway]
1930
Christian Saint Obin
  [Broadway]
1929
Judas
  [Broadway]
1927
Gaston, Marquis du Saint-Lac
  [Broadway]
1927
Cassius
  [Broadway]
1927
Vladimir Dubriski
  [Broadway]
1926
Jacques Virieu
  [Broadway]
1926
Anthony Pook
  [Broadway]
1925
Albert
  [Broadway]
1924
Gottwald
The Stranger
  [Broadway]
1923
Dr. Nicholas Agi
  [Broadway]
1922
Count Alexei Czerny

Writing

Playwright


Basil Rathbone Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1948 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Basil Rathbone, The Heiress

Basil Rathbone News

Review: A SHERLOCK CAROL, Marylebone Theatre Photo Review: A SHERLOCK CAROL, Marylebone Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Nov 24, 2022

Super fun for Christmas with two of the world's most loved Victorian characters together at last

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Broadway in Syracuse 2022-23 Seaso Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Broadway in Syracuse 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Broadway in Syracuse has announced the lineup for its upcoming 2022-23 season. The season kicks off this October with Annie, and runs through May 2023.

The University of Chicago and Folks Operetta to Present the Korngold Festival Photo The University of Chicago and Folks Operetta to Present the Korngold Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2022

The University of Chicago and Folks Operetta have announced the Korngold Festival, celebrating and exploring the life and music of one of the 20th century’s most successful yet underrecognized composers, Erich Wolfgang Korngold.

Summer Classic Film Series Returns To The Majestic Theater in 2021 Photo Summer Classic Film Series Returns To The Majestic Theater in 2021
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2021

Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater celebrates the return of its summer classic film series in 2021 after a forced hiatus last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Enjoy classic movies in the beautifully restored historic theater Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. June through August. Tickets are just $7 and are on sale now. Advanced ticket purchase is strongly recommended.

Theater Stories: HAIR, VENUS IN FUR, CHOIR BOY, MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON & More About t Photo Theater Stories: HAIR, VENUS IN FUR, CHOIR BOY, MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON & More About the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Learn about this history of the theatre, and productions to have graced its stage including Hair, Choir Boy, My Name is Lucy Barton and many more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 25 - KINKY BOOTS Blu-Ray, and More! Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 25 - KINKY BOOTS Blu-Ray, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the Blu-Ray recording of the West End production of Kinky Boots, and more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULI Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a book of stories behind the musical Jagged Little Pill, the Moulin Rouge! songbook, and more!

THE COURT JESTER Starring Danny Kaye, Newly Restored and Remastered, Celebrates Its 6 Photo THE COURT JESTER Starring Danny Kaye, Newly Restored and Remastered, Celebrates Its 65th Anniversary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2020

The hilariously zany classic THE COURT JESTER celebrates its 65th anniversary with a brand-new Blu-ray in the Paramount Presents line, debuting January 26, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

BWW Review: HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Delaware Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES at Delaware Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Sep 18, 2019

Delaware Theatre Co opens its season with THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES. For Arthur Conan Doyle adherents, this is pipedreams away from Benedict Cumberbatch OR in my case, Basil Rathbone (my favorite all time baddest of bad guys in the movies of the 50's).

BWW Review: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE INVISIBLE THING, Rudolf Steiner Theatre Photo BWW Review: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE INVISIBLE THING, Rudolf Steiner Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 26, 2019

It's only natural that, after its original 2016 run in Chiswick, a revised version of Greg Freeman's Sherlock Holmes and the Invisible Thing should land at the Rudolf Steiner Theatre, just down the road from 221B Baker Street itself.


Basil Rathbone Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Basil Rathbone been in?
Basil Rathbone has appeared on Broadway in 24 shows.

How many West End shows has Basil Rathbone been in?
Basil Rathbone has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Basil Rathbone been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Heiress .

What awards has Basil Rathbone won?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Heiress.

How many shows has Basil Rathbone written?
Basil Rathbone has written 1 shows including Judas (Playwright).