Thursday, May 23 In addition to being a notoriously voiced singer, Neil Young also loves model trains, so much so that he tried to take over Lionel Trains. He even invented a control system so that his disabled son could play with the trains as well, by remote …Read more. Wednesday, May 22 Paul Julian worked behind the scenes at Warner Brothers, painting the backgrounds of the cartoons. He was particularly known for doing urban scenes. But his other claim to almost-fame is that he voiced the Roadrunner. It was an easy gig, since the …Read more. Tuesday, May 21 Polo and jai alai share a particular rule that few other sports would even consider. No left-handed players are allowed. In jai alai, this is because of the three-walled court, which requires bounces off the sidewall, a touch move if you're a …Read more. Monday, May 20 An EGOT is winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. The first British actor to pull this off was John Gielgud. He won an Emmy for the "Summer's Lease" miniseries and an Oscar, oddly enough, for 1981's "Arthur." He won the Tony, …Read more.more articles
RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
People are very particular about the people who play Sherlock Holmes, even more so than they are about the various James Bonds. No doubt, for some people, Robert Downey Jr. will be the definitive Holmes, or perhaps even the wonderfully named Benedict Cumberbatch. But for most us, the real Sherlock Holmes is Jeremy Brett, who played him from 1984 to 1994. He also auditioned twice for the role of James Bond, as it happens. Of course, if you're on the other side of the age continuum, your Holmes may well be Basil Rathbone.
In 1984, Christopher Lambert played what role, made famous decades earlier by two Olympic swimmers?
B) Flash Gordon
C) Lone Ranger
Previous answer: The two Laurences have both played Othello (even though only one of them is black).
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