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Peter Jeremy William Huggins

Also Known As: "Jeremy Brett"
Birthdate: (61)
Birthplace: UK
Death: September 12, 1995 (61)
London, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry William "Bill" Huggins and Elizabeth Edith Cadbury Huggins (Butler)
Husband of Joan Sullivan Huggins and Anna Massey
Partner of Paul Shenar
Father of <private> Huggins

Occupation: Actor
Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Jeremy Brett

ID: I470485 Name: Peter Jeremy William Huggins (aka) Jeremy BRETT

Sex: M

Birth: 3 NOV 1933 in Berkswell Grange, Warwickshire, England

Death: 12 SEP 1995 in London, Greater London, England

Note: Famous for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the television series "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1984) and "The Return of Sherlock Holmes" (1986).

When he learned that his Sherlock Holmes was very popular with children (who saw him as a superhero), he was troubled with the fact that Holmes is a cocaine user

. In response, he sought and obtained permission from Arthur Conan Doyle's daughter to have Holmes overcome and abandon his addiction, signified with Holmes burying his syringe in the episode "The Devil's Foot."

Father: Henry William "Bill" HUGGINS b: 1890 Mother: Elizabeth Edith Cadbury BUTLER

Marriage 1 Living MASSEY Children


Marriage 2 Joan WILSON , Movie Producer Married: 22 NOV 1976

Famous for his long-running role as the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes in the Granada T.V. series. He was a second cousin once removed of the actor Martin Clunes.

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Jeremy Brett's Timeline

November 3, 1933
September 12, 1995
Age 61
London, UK