Sherlock Holmes is a fictional character of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who first appeared in publication in 1886. He is the creation of Scottish author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based “consulting detective”, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess and is renowned for his skillful use of astute observation, deductive reasoning and forensic skills to solve difficult cases.
Conan Doyle wrote four novels and fifty-six short stories that feature Holmes.
Sherlock Holmes has the Guinness World Record of being the most portrayed movie character of all time, with over 200 movie appearances with over 70 actors.
His famous quote is: Elementary, my dear Watson.
Today is the premiere of a new Sherlock Holmes movie with Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams. The director is Guy Ritchie and the producer is Robert’s wife Susan Downey. A trilogy is under consideration.
Post author: Daniel Semper