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Who does Guinness list as “the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV”?
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Who does Guinness list as “the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV”?

Answer: Having been depicted on screen 254 times, Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective, has been awarded a world record for the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV. Since his creation in 1887, Sherlock Holmes has been played by over 75 actors including Sir Christopher Lee, Charlton Heston, Peter O’Toole, Christopher Plummer, Roger Moore, and Robert Downey Jr. Through a combination of films, television series, and dramas, Sherlock’s appearances beat Shakespeare’s Hamlet by 48 portrayals to claim the record.

Who does Guinness list as “the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV”?

Sherlock Holmes

Fictional character
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional private detective created by British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Known as a “consulting detective” in the stories, Holmes is known for his proficiency with observation, … Wikipedia
Creator: Arthur Conan Doyle
First appearance: A Study in Scarlet
Family: Mycroft Holmes (brother)
Movies and TV shows: Sherlock, Sherlock Holmes, Elementary, MORE
Play: Sherlock Holmes
Having been depicted on screen 254 times, GWR today announces that Sherlock Holmes, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective, has been awarded a world record for the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV.

Who does Guinness list as “the most portrayed literary human character in film & TV”?