On March 15th…

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”).

Posted by The Dynamic Duo: Ron (JHWS “Chips”) and Beth (JHWS “Selena Buttons”)

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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