Basil Rathbone

Jun 13, 1892
Johannesburg, South Africa

Bio: South African-born Basil Rathbone was the son of a British mining engineer working in Johannesburg. After a brief career as an insurance agent, the 19-year-old aspiring actor joined his cousin's repertory group. World War I service as a lieutenant in Liverpool Scottish Regiment followed, then a rapid ascension to leading-man status on the British stage. Rathbone's… More


Basil Rathbone Videos

The Court Jester
1 minutes 1 seconds
Tales Of Terror
2 minutes 12 seconds
The Last Hurrah
3 minutes 4 seconds
30 seconds
We're No Angels
2 minutes 18 seconds

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