Basil Rathbone MC, the South African born British actor most famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes and of suave villains in such swashbuckler films as The Mark of Zorro, Captain Blood, and The Adventures of Robin Hood
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"Sometimes I just crave to play in Shakespeare again and I know and love playing Orlando so much."; "Never regret anything you have done with a sincere affection; nothing is lost that is born of the heart."; "I cannot tell you much about the picture- it depends on so many things, the first of which that comes to my mind is: splendid as he is, is there too much of Spencer Tracy."; "Could you let me have the 3 weeks due to me now and if I work again before August I must of course repay you at the rate of exchange you let me have it at now if you kindly will."; "As one grows older one becomes more critical of oneself and less of other people."
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Tell me what you know about Philip St. John Basil Rathbone, MC (13 June 1892 â€“ 21 July 1967), the South African-born British actor.