Douglas Wilmer
Character Sherlock Holmes

Diogenes Gent

Birthday 8 January, 1920
Birth Place London, England
Appearances Sherlock Holmes (1965 TV series)

The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother
"The Reichenbach Fall"

Douglas Wilmer was the actor who played Sherlock Holmes in the 1965 TV series and the 1975 parody film The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother.

Wilmer also played a cranky old man – credited as Diogenes Gent – who is in the Diogenes Club in the 2010 BBC adaptation, Sherlock.

Wilmer died on 31 March 2016.


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