Erich Schellow

Erich Schellow (1915–1995) was a German stage, film and television actor.[1] In the late 1960s he portrayed Sherlock Holmes in a series of adaptations of Arthur Conan Doyle's stories for German television, alongside Paul Edwin Roth as Dr. Watson.

Erich Schellow
Erich Schellow - Bundesarchiv B 145 Bild-P057015, Berlin, Verleihung des Berliner Kunstpreises.jpg
Schellow in 1960.
Born27 February 1915
Died25 November 1995
Berlin, Germany
Years active1947-1987 (film & TV)


Year Title Role Notes
1947 In Those Days Karl / Rahmenhandlung
1954 Portrait of an Unknown Woman Walter
1954 A Girl from Paris
1954 Three from Variety Alexis
1955 Secrets of the City Rudolf Thomas, Engineer
1955 The Plot to Assassinate Hitler Evangelischer Pfarrer / Narrator
1955 Hotel Adlon Louis Adlon
1956 Before Sundown Wolfgang Clausen
1956 The Captain from Köpenick Capt. von Schlettow


  1. ^ Goble p.54


  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1999.

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