William gillette americas sherlock holmes henry zecher on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers william gillette is bestremembered today as the living personification of sherlock holmes but he was much more than that he was one of the nineteenth centurys greatest stars. William gillette americas sherlock holmes by henry zecher is the first full and in depth biography of william hooker gillette 1853 1937 the american actor playwright and stage manager of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who is best remembered today for portraying sherlock holmes. In this episode we have an opportunity to speak with henry zecher author of the first definitive biography of gillette titled william gillette americas sherlock holmes mr zecher is a former award winning sports journalist and editor who has written on a wide variety of topics. William gillette americas sherlock holmes xlibris corporation 2011 this lengthy tome of nearly 600 pages about one of americas finest actors playwrights and producers is deeply researched william gillettes career spans some sixty years covering the last thirty years of the 19th century and the first three decades of the 20th century. By emily e gifford william gillette was an american actor playwright and stage director most famous for his stage portrayal of sherlock holmes and for the extraordinary stone castle he built on a promontory above the connecticut river in east haddamborn in the nook farm neighborhood of hartford connecticut gillette grew up in a politically progressive atmosphere
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