Jeremy Brett

Actor
Tall and hawk-nosed, Brett first gained notice on the London and New York stage before gaining international fame as the dashing Freddy Eynsford-Hill opposite Audrey Hepburn in the film version of "My Fair Lady" (1964) ... Read more »
Born: 11/03/1935 in Berkswell, England, GB

Filmography

Actor (26)

Moll Flanders 1996 (Movie)

Artist's Father (Actor)

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Actor

Sherlock Holmes: The Eligible Bachelor 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Sherlock Holmes: The Last Vampyre 1993 - 1994 (TV Show)

Actor

Sherlock Holmes: The Master Blackmailer 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

Actor

Mad Dogs and Englishmen 1992 (Movie)

Tony Vernon-Smith (Actor)

The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Series II 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

The Return of Sherlock Holmes, Series I 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Series II 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Deceptions 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

The Good Soldier 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Madame X 1980 - 1981 (TV Show)

Actor

Rebecca 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

The Medusa Touch 1977 (Movie)

Edward Parrish (Actor)

My Fair Lady 1964 (Movie)

Freddy Eynsford-Hill (Actor)

The Wild and the Willing 1964 (Movie)

Gilby (Actor)

Macbeth 1960 - 1961 (TV Show)

Actor

War and Peace 1956 (Movie)

Nicholas Rostov (Actor)

Florence Nightingale (TV Show)

Actor

On Approval (TV Show)

Actor

One Deadly Owner (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Tall and hawk-nosed, Brett first gained notice on the London and New York stage before gaining international fame as the dashing Freddy Eynsford-Hill opposite Audrey Hepburn in the film version of "My Fair Lady" (1964). Equally adept at classical and contemporary roles, he is best remembered for his signature portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the British-produced TV series which was originally broadcast in the US on PBS' "Mystery".

Relationships

Daniel Brett

Son
mother, Anna Massey

Anna Massey

Wife
married in 1958 divorced in 1962 one son Daniel

Joan Wilson

Wife
married 1978 died 1985 producer for PBS ("Mystery" and "Masterpiece Theater")

EDUCATION

Central School of Speech and Drama

London , England

Eton College

graduated

Milestones

1984

First appeared as Sherlock Holmes on TV

1967

Appeared with the National Theatre in London

1964

Appeared in film version of "My Fair Lady" opposite Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison

1961

Played Hamlet in the West End

1956

First London stage appearance, "Troilus and Cressida" at the Old Vic

1956

New York stage debut in "Richard II"

1956

First film as actor "War and Peace"

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