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Also Known As: Peter Jeremy Huggins Died: September 12, 1995
Born: November 3, 1933 Cause of Death: heart failure
Birth Place: Berswell, England Profession: actor

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Tall and hawk-nosed, Brett first gained notice on the London and New York stage before gaining international fame as the dashing Freddy Eynsford-Hill opposite Audrey Hepburn in the film version of "My Fair Lady" (1964). Equally adept at classical and contemporary roles, he is best remembered for his signature portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the British-produced TV series which was originally broadcast in the US on PBS' "Mystery".

Tall and hawk-nosed, Brett first gained notice on the London and New York stage before gaining international fame as the dashing Freddy Eynsford-Hill opposite Audrey Hepburn in the film version of "My Fair Lady" (1964). Equally adept at classical and contemporary roles, he is best remembered for his signature portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in the British-produced TV series which was originally broadcast in the US on PBS' "Mystery".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Moll Flanders (1996) Artist'S Father
3.
 Mad Dogs and Englishmen (1993) Tony Vernon-Smith
4.
 Florence Nightingale (1985) William Nightingale
5.
 Madame X (1981) Dr Terrence Keith
6.
 Medusa Touch, The (1978) Edward Parrish
7.
 My Fair Lady (1964) Freddie Eynsford-Hill
8.
 The Model Murder Case (1964) Jordan Barker
9.
 Young and Willing (1964) Gilby
10.
 Macbeth (1963) Malcolm
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1956:
First London stage appearance, "Troilus and Cressida" at the Old Vic
1956:
New York stage debut in "Richard II"
1956:
First film as actor "War and Peace"
1961:
Played Hamlet in the West End
1964:
Appeared in film version of "My Fair Lady" opposite Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison
1967:
Appeared with the National Theatre in London
1984:
First appeared as Sherlock Holmes on TV
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Education

Eton College: -
Central School of Speech and Drama: London , England -

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wife:
Anna Massey. Actor. Married in 1958; divorced in 1962; one son Daniel.
wife:
Joan Wilson. Producer. Married 1978; died 1985; producer for PBS ("Mystery" and "Masterpiece Theater").

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son:
Daniel Brett. Mother, Anna Massey.

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