John Neville, veteran Canadian actor who starred in a variety of films including the 'X-Files' movie as the "Well-Manicured Man", has died from complications of Alzheimer's disease at 86 (November 2011).
The very diverse succession of actors to have portrayed Holmes on film since 1929: (from top left) Clive Brook, Raymond Massey, Robert Rendel, Reginald Owen, Christopher Lee, John Neville, Robert Stephens, Nicol Williamson, Christopher Plummer, Nicholas Rowe, Robert Downey Jr, Ben Syder*
John Reginald Neville, CM, OBE (2 May 1925 – 19 November 2011) was an English theatre and film actor who moved to Canada in 1972. He enjoyed a resurgence of international attention in the 1980s as a result of his starring role in Terry Gilliam's The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988).
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