Regional North America United States Connecticut Society and Culture Famous Nutmeggers Artists Gillette, William
Actor and playwright William Gillette (1853-1937) is best known in the stage role of Sherlock Holmes. He built a 24-room castle overlooking the Connecticut River in Hadlyme in 1919 which today is a museum and state park.
Gillette Short Bio
Vintage photos and biopic information on actor who is best-known today as the living personification of Sherlock Holmes.
Photographs of him and of his tombstone from Riverside Cemetery in Farmington, Connecticut. Includes interactive visitor comments and brief biographical sketch from Find A Grave.
William Gillette as Sherlock Holmes
Photos of the actor plus reproduction of letter to him from Arthur Conan Doyle.
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