On March 15th…

photo still from O Xangô de Baker Street
Joaquim de Almeida as Sherlock Holmes

Joaquim de Almeida was born March 15, 1957, in Lisbon, Portugal.

In 2001, he played Sherlock Holmes in the Brazilian film O Xangô de Baker Street, based on the 1995 novel by Jô Soares (published in English as A Samba for Sherlock). He won a Portuguese Golden Globe for Best Actor for the role.

Information provided by the volume A Curious Collection of Dates by by Leah Guinn (JHWS “Amber”) and Jaime N Mahoney (JHWS “Tressa”).

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One Reply to “On March 15th…”

  1. Hi. I ordered a copy of this movie O Xango de Baker Street but it won’t play on my DVD Player here in the USA. It only plays on the European ones I guess. Would you know where I could buy a copy that plays on a USA DVD Player. Much thanks, Mike Daly

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