Young Sherlock Holmes

by LaurenceBranagh | created - 12 Nov 2015 | updated - 13 Nov 2015 | Public

A re-cast of the 1985 film.

1. Isaac Hempstead Wright

Actor | The Boxtrolls

Isaac has been acting since he was age 11. Currently, he is still studying at school and balancing acting jobs.

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO series Game ...

Sherlock Holmes

2. Lino Facioli

Actor | Get Him to the Greek

Lino was born in Brazil, where he used to live until moving to London in 2005 (aged 4) with both his parents. His father is a graphic artist and animator, his mother an architect and jewellery designer.

Being brewed in a creative environment, Lino always showed a very inquisitive nature, and has had...

John Watson

3. Sophie Turner

Actress | Game of Thrones

Sophie Turner (born 21 February 1996) is an English actress. Turner made her professional acting debut as Sansa Stark on the HBO fantasy television series Game of Thrones (2011) (2011-present), which brought her international recognition and critical praise. For her performance, she has received ...

Elizabeth Hardy

4. Michael Fassbender

Actor | Shame

Michael Fassbender was born in Heidelberg, Germany, to a German father, Josef, and an Irish mother, Adele (originally from Larne, County Antrim, in Northern Ireland). Michael was raised in the town of Killarney, Co. Kerry, in south-west Ireland, where his family moved to when he was two years old. ...

Professor Rathe

5. Kate Winslet

Actress | Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Ask Kate Winslet what she likes about any of her characters, and the word "ballsy" is bound to pop up at least once. The British actress has made a point of eschewing straightforward pretty-girl parts in favor of more devilish damsels; as a result, she's built an eclectic resume that runs the gamut...

Mrs. Dribb

6. Timothy Spall

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. He was raised in London. Spall auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in ...

Chester Cragwitch

7. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...

Rupert T. Waxflatter

8. Ian McKellen

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Widely regarded as one of greatest stage and screen actors, both in his native Great Britain and internationally, twice nominated for the Oscar and recipient of every major theatrical award in UK and US, Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939 in Burnley, Lancashire, England, to Margery Lois (...

Master Snelgrove

9. Jamie Campbell Bower

Actor | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Jamie Campbell Bower was born in London, England, to Anne Elizabeth (Roseberry), a music manager, and David Bower, who works for Gibson Guitar Co. His 4 times maternal great-grandfather was Sir John Campbell, the 7th Baronet of Ardnamurchan and Airds.

Jamie is also the lead singer in a band called "...

Det. Sgt. Lestrade

10. Laurence Belcher

Actor | X: First Class

Laurence Belcher was born on December 27, 1995 in Surrey, England as Laurence Joseph Belcher. He is an actor, known for X: First Class (2011), Diana (2013) and The Shadow Within (2007).

Dudley

11. Isaac Andrews

Actor | Exodus: Gods and Kings

Isaac Andrews is an actor, known for Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014), Hercules (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015).

Dudley's Friend

12. Aiden Flowers

Actor | The Originals

Aiden James Flowers was born on December 13, 2004, in Gulfport, Mississippi. From a very young age, anytime Aiden was asked what he wanted to be when he grew up, he always responded, "I want to be an actor."

After he and his family relocated to Brandon, MS, Aiden officially began making his acting ...

Dudley's Friend

14. Philip Glenister

Actor | Ashes to Ashes

Philip Glenister was born on February 10, 1963 in London, England. He is an actor, known for Ashes to Ashes (2008), Kingdom of Heaven (2005) and Life on Mars (2006). He has been married to Beth Goddard since 2006. They have two children.

Bentley Bobster

15. Oliver Ford Davies

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Oliver Ford Davies was born on August 12, 1939 in Ealing, London, England as Oliver Robert Ford Davies. He is an actor, known for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) and Johnny English (2003). He has been married to Jenifer Armitage ...

The Reverend Duncan Nesbitt

16. Paul Whitehouse

Actor | The Fast Show

Paul Whitehouse was born on May 17, 1958 in Stanleytown, Rhondda, Wales. He is an actor and writer, known for The Fast Show (1994), Corpse Bride (2005) and Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016).

Ethan Engel

17. Ashraf Barhom

Actor | The Kingdom

Ashraf Barhom was born on January 8, 1979 in Ma'alot-Tarshiha, Israel. He is an actor, known for The Kingdom (2007), Clash of the Titans (2010) and Coriolanus (2011).

Khasek - Lower Nile Tavern Owner

18. Tim McInnerny

Actor | Notting Hill

Tim McInnerny was born on September 18, 1956 in Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, England as Timothy L. McInnerny. He is an actor, known for Notting Hill (1999), MI-5 (2015) and Eddie the Eagle (2016).

Mr. Holmes

19. Raquel Cassidy

Actress | Downton Abbey

Raquel Cassidy was born on January 22, 1968 in Fleet, Hampshire, England as Raquel Josephine Cassidy. She is an actress, known for Downton Abbey (2010), Teachers (2001) and Lead Balloon (2006).

Mrs. Holmes

20. Len Cariou

Actor | Spotlight

Len Cariou was born on September 30, 1939 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada as Leonard Joseph Cariou. He is an actor, known for Spotlight (2015), Thirteen Days (2000) and Prisoners (2013). He has been married to Heather Summerhayes since October 25, 1986. He was previously married to Susan Kapilow and ...

Curio Shop Owner

21. Ron Webster

Actor | Gosford Park

Ron Webster is an actor, known for Gosford Park (2001), Bellman and True (1987) and Edge of Darkness (1985).

Cemetery Caretaker

22. Gerard Horan

Actor | Beauty and the Beast

Gerard Horan was born on November 11, 1962 in Stockport, Cheshire, England as Gerard James Pertwee Horan. He is an actor, known for Beauty and the Beast (2017), Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (1994) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993).

School Porter

23. Freddie Jones

Actor | Dune

The British character actor Freddie Jones came to the acting profession after 10 years of working as a laboratory assistant and acting in amateur theater on the side. To kick off his mid-life career change, Jones attended Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama in Kent, England, on a scholarship. ...

School Reverend

24. Nicholas Rowe

Actor | Young Sherlock Holmes

Speaks fluent Spanish and French. Lives in London. Attended Bristol University (BA in Hispanic Studies). Has appeared in numerous British plays and television programs. Most recognized by Americans as Sherlock Holmes in Young Sherlock Holmes (1985). The son of a member of Parliament. Lived with Lou...

Policeman with Lestrade

25. Alan Cox

Actor | Young Sherlock Holmes

Alan Cox was born on August 6, 1970 in London, England. He is an actor and producer, known for Young Sherlock Holmes (1985), The Dictator (2012) and Mrs Dalloway (1997).

Policeman in Shop Window

26. Sophie Ward

Actress | Book of Blood

Sophie Ward was born on December 30, 1964 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Book of Blood (2009), Young Sherlock Holmes (1985) and Jane Eyre (2011). She has been married to Rena Brannan since 2000. She was previously married to Paul Hobson.

Hotel Receptionist

27. Anthony Higgins

Actor | Raiders of the Lost Ark

Higgins was born May 9, 1947 in East Northamptonshire, England to parents who had emigrated from Ireland just before World War II in search of economic opportunity. His parents lived in London during the Blitz. Eventually, they left London for Northamptonshire so that his father could obtain work ...

Cultist

28. Ian Holm

Actor | The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Sir Ian Holm is one of the world's greatest actors, a Laurence Olivier Award-winning, Tony Award-winning, BAFTA-winning and Academy Award-nominated British star of films and the stage. He was a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company and has played more than 100 roles in films and on ...

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