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Biography:
Birth Name: Basil Rathbone
Born: 06/13/1892
Birth Place: South Africa
Death Place: New York City, New York, USA
Died: 07/21/1967

The eldest of three children, Philip St. John Basil Rathbone was born on June 13, 1892 in Johannesburg, South Africa, but spent his formative years in England after the Rathbone family fled there during the Boer War. Acting was a passion he developed early in life, but Rathbone did not actively pursue it as a career until his late teens, when he finished his studies at Repton School and joined a repertory company run by his cousin, the esteemed Frank Benson. He gained experience through a steady schedule of theatre work and developed a reputation as a talented performer with an excellent capacity for the demands of Shakespearean drama. However, in the spring of 1916, he did his part for King... Continue Bio >>

Popular Movies:
1986-07-02 The Great Mouse Detective
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini
1966-03-02 Queen of Blood
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet
The Comedy of Terrors
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