First actor to play Holmes in Conan Doyle & William Gillette's "Sherlock Holmes"


Londoner,Herbert Waring (Rutty), 1857-1932, the first actor to play the detective in Conan Doyle & William Gillette's "Sherlock Holmes" in its copyright performance at the Duke of York's, on June 12, 1899, looking very Holmesian at home in The Sketch for 19 December, 1900.

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