The following is a list of actors who have played Professor Moriarty in various media.

Radio and audio dramas

Name Title Date Type
Louis Hector The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Missing Leonardo Da Vinci"[1] 1932 Radio (NBC Blue Network)
Charles Bryant Lux Radio Theatre – "Sherlock Holmes"[2] 1935 Radio adaptation of the play (NBC)
Eustace Wyatt The Mercury Theatre on the Air – "Sherlock Holmes" 1938 Radio adaptation of the play (CBS)
Joseph Kearns The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Singular Case of the Paradol Chamber"[3] 1945 Radio (Mutual)
Denis Green The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The April Fool's Adventure"[4] 1946
Robert Dryden The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Guest in the Coffin"[5] 1949
Frederick Valk Sherlock Holmes[6] 1953 Radio adaptation of the play (BBC)
Orson Welles The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Final Problem"[7] 1954 BBC Light Programme
Ralph Truman Sherlock Holmes – "The Final Problem"[8] 1955 BBC Home Service
Felix Felton Sherlock Holmes – "The Final Problem"[9] 1957 BBC Home Service
Rolf Lefebvre Sherlock Holmes – "The Final Problem"[10] 1967 BBC Light Programme
Michael Pennington BBC Radio Sherlock Holmes – "The Final Problem", "The Empty House" 1992 BBC Radio 4
Ronald Pickup BBC Radio Sherlock HolmesThe Valley of Fear[11] 1997 BBC Radio 4
David King The Seven-Per-Cent Solution 1993 BBC radio dramatisation of the novel
Geoffrey Whitehead The Newly Discovered Casebook of Sherlock Holmes 1999 BBC Radio 2
Nolan Palmer The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Moriarty Resurrection"[12] 2006 Radio (Imagination Theatre)
Richard Ziman The Classic Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – "The Return of Sherlock Holmes"[13] 2009
Alan Cox Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem/The Empty House[14] 2011 Audio drama (Big Finish Productions)
Gerard McDermott Sherlock Holmes: The Voice of Treason[15] 2020 Audio drama (Audible Original)

Stage plays

Name Title Date Type
George Wessells Sherlock Holmes 1899 Broadway (American)
Frank Keenan Sherlock Holmes 1928 Broadway (American)
Thomas Gomez "Sherlock Holmes" by Ouida Bergère[16] 1953 Broadway (American)
Martin Gabel Baker Street 1965 Stage musical (Broadway)
Terry Williams Sherlock Holmes: The Musical 1988 Stage musical (Exeter, England)

Television and DTV films

Name Title Date Type
John Huston Sherlock Holmes in New York 1976 Television film (American)
Viktor Yevgrafov The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson 1980 Television film (USSR)
Anthony Andrews Hands of a Murderer 1990 Television film (British)
Vincent D'Onofrio Sherlock: Case of Evil 2002 Television film (American)
Steve Powell Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street 2010 Japanese anime film (English dub, released on DVD)
Malcolm McDowell Tom and Jerry Meet Sherlock Holmes 2010 Animated direct-to-DVD film (American)

Television series

Name Title Date Type
Colin Jeavons The Baker Street Boys – "The Adventure of the Winged Scarab" Parts 1 and 2 1983 TV episodes (British)
Chikao Ōtsuka Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (Japanese version)
Hamilton Camp Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (English dub)
Mauro Bosco Sherlock Hound 1984–1985 TV animated series (Italian-Japanese) (Italian dub)
Eric Porter Sherlock Holmes 1985 TV series (British)
Daniel Davis Star Trek: The Next Generation – "Elementary, Dear Data" and "Ship in a Bottle" 1988, 1993 TV episodes (American)
John Colicos Alfred Hitchcock Presents – "My Dear Watson" 1989 TV episode (American)
Richard Newman Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century 1999–2001 TV series (British-American)
Andrew Scott Sherlock 2010–2017 TV series (British)
Natalie Dormer Elementary 2013–2015 TV series (American)
Alexey Gorbunov Sherlock Holmes 2013 TV series (Russian)
Masashi Ebara Sherlock Holmes 2014–2015 TV series (Japanese)
David S. Lee The Librarians 2015 TV series (American)
Seiichirō Yamashita Case File nº221: Kabukicho 2019–2020 TV anime series (Japanese) (Japanese version)
Justin Briner Case File nº221: Kabukicho 2019–2020 TV anime series (Japanese) (English dub)
Sōma Saitō Moriarty the Patriot 2020–present TV anime series (Japanese)
Shizuka Ishigami Moriarty the Patriot 2020–present TV anime series (Japanese) (Younger version)

Theatrical films

Name Title Date Type
Ernest Maupain Sherlock Holmes 1916 First silent film adaptation of the stage play (American)
Booth Conway The Valley of Fear Silent film (British)
Gustav von Seyffertitz Sherlock Holmes 1922 Silent film adaptation of the stage play (American)
Percy Standing The Final Problem 1923 Stoll series short silent film (British)
Harry T. Morey The Return of Sherlock Holmes 1929 American film
Norman McKinnel The Sleeping Cardinal 1931 1931–1937 film series (British)
Ernest Torrence Sherlock Holmes 1932 First sound adaptation of the stage play (American)
Lyn Harding The Triumph of Sherlock Holmes 1935 1931–1937 film series (British)
Silver Blaze 1937
George Zucco The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1939 1939–1946 film series (American)
Lionel Atwill Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon 1942
Henry Daniell The Woman in Green 1945
Hans Söhnker Sherlock Holmes and the Deadly Necklace 1962 West German-French-Italian film
Leo McKern The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother 1975 American film
Laurence Olivier The Seven-Per-Cent Solution 1976 American film
Anthony Higgins Young Sherlock Holmes 1985 American film
Paul Freeman Without a Clue 1988 American film
Kiyoshi Kobayashi Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street 2002 Japanese anime film (Japanese version)
Richard Roxburgh The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen 2003 American film
Jared Harris Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 2011 British-American film
Ralph Fiennes Holmes & Watson 2018 American film

Video games

Name Title Date Type
Roger L. Jackson The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Rose Tattoo[17][18] 1996 Voice only; digitized sprites based on a different actor
George Gregg The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Rose Tattoo[18] 1996 Digitized-sprite actor
Unknown actor The Testament of Sherlock Holmes 2012 Sherlock Holmes series; voice role
Unknown actor Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter 2016
Takaya Hashi Fate/Grand Order (Limited event character)[19][20] 2017 Mobile game; voice role (Japanese)

See also

References

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  2. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 65. ISBN 978-1629335070.
  3. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 160. ISBN 978-1629335070.
  4. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 196. ISBN 978-1629335070.
  5. ^ Dickerson, Ian (2019). Sherlock Holmes and His Adventures on American Radio. BearManor Media. p. 269. ISBN 978-1629335070.
  6. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 383. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  7. ^ Eyles, Alan (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. pp. 137. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
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  9. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 386. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  10. ^ De Waal, Ronald Burt (1974). The World Bibliography of Sherlock Holmes. Bramhall House. p. 392. ISBN 0-517-217597.
  11. ^ Coules, Bert. "The Valley of Fear". The BBC audio complete Sherlock Holmes. Retrieved 8 July 2020. (The "narrator" is Moriarty.)
  12. ^ Elliott, Matthew J. (2012). "The Moriarty Resurrection". Sherlock Holmes on the Air. MX Publishing. ISBN 9781780921051.
  13. ^ "The Return of Sherlock Holmes". Imagination Theatre. 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020. (End credits.)
  14. ^ "2.1. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Problem/The Empty House". Big Finish. 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020.
  15. ^ "Sherlock Holmes: The Voice of Treason: An Audible Original Drama". Amazon. 2020. Retrieved 25 March 2020. (End credits.)
  16. ^ Eyles, Alan (1986). Sherlock Holmes: A Centenary Celebration. Harper & Row. pp. 103. ISBN 0-06-015620-1.
  17. ^ "The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Rose Tattoo". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  18. ^ a b "The Lost Files of Sherlock Holmes: Case of the Rose Tattoo (DOS)". MobyGames. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  19. ^ Green, Scott (30 July 2017). "Sherlock Holmes Tries To Solve The Case Of "Fate/Grand Order" Gacha In Latest Event Summoning". Crunchyroll. Retrieved 12 June 2020.
  20. ^ "Takaya Hashi". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 12 June 2020.