From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
Robert Powell (born 1 june 1944) is an English television, film and stage actor, best known for his performance as Jesus in TV movie Jesus of Nazareth (1977).
In 1974, he played Sherlock Holmes in the radio show A Study in Scarlet with Dinsdale Landen as Dr. Watson. In 1993 he played Sherlock Holmes in the musical play Sherlock Holmes: The Musical with Roy Barraclough as Dr. Watson. 25 years later, in 2018, he played Sherlock Holmes again in the play Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain with Timothy Kightley as Dr. Watson.