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The characters of the Sherlock Holmes 2009 film series.

Both Films

Sherlock Holmes

 "The game is afoot!"

Played By: Robert Downey, Jr.

Dr John Watson

 "I’ve been going over my notes of our exploits over the past seven months. Would you like to hear my conclusions? …I am psychologically disturbed."

Played By: Jude Law

Irene Adler

 "I’ve never been in over my head."

Played By: Rachel McAdams

Inspector Lestrade

 "In another life, Mr. Holmes, you would have made a excellent criminal."

Played By: Eddie Marsan

Mary Morstan

 "It does seem a little far-fetched, though. Making all these grand assumptions based on such tiny details..."

Played By: Kelly Reilly

Mrs Hudson

 "What will I do when you leave, doctor? He'll bring the whole house down!"

Played By: Geraldine James

Sherlock Holmes

Lord Henry Blackwood

 "You and I are bound together on a journey that will twist the very fabric of nature."

Played By: Mark Strong

Lord Coward

 "How terrible is wisdom, when it brings no profit to the wise."

Played By: Hans Matheson

Sir Thomas Rotheram

 Played By: James Fox


 "Cours, petit lapin, cours."

Played By: Robert Maillet

Ambassador John Standish

 Played By: William Hope

A Game of Shadows

Professor James Moriarty

 "Come now, you really think you're the only one who can play this game?"

Played By: Jared Harris

Madame Simza Heron

 Played By: Noomi Rapace

Mycroft Holmes

 "Good evening, Mrs Watson. I'm the other Holmes."

Played By: Stephen Fry

Colonel Sebastian Moran

 Played By: Paul Anderson

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