Basil Dean
Date of Birth
Sep 27, 1888
Birth Place:
Croydon, England


Basil Dean was an actor, playwright, producer and director on the British stage from the age of eighteen. His best known work as a playwright was The Constant Nymph, which would be filmed on three separate occasions, twice by Dean himself. In 1929, Dean journeyed to New York to direct The Return of Sherlock Holmes, which represented the Great Detective's talkie debut. Back in England in 1932, he...