What fictional character holds the world record for most depictions in film and TV?
– Count Dracula
– Victor Frankenstein
– Sherlock Holmes
The Guinness Book of World Records announced in 2012 that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, was receiving a world record for the most portrayed human literary character. Holmes began in 1887, and over 75 actors have portrayed him in film and TV. Some of these noted actors include Sir Christopher Lee, Christopher Plummer, Charleston Heston, Peter O’Toole, Roger Moore, and, more recently, Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Downey, Jr. Source: GuinnessWorldRecords.com