Basil Rathbone (1892-1967) was an actor born in South Africa. As a child his family emigrated to England.
Rathbone achieved renown for his performance as Sherlock Holmes in several films. He also played Baron Frankenstein in Universal Pictures' Son of Frankenstein (opposite Bela Lugosi).
- The Magic Sword (Experiment #411 and RiffTrax) - as Lodac
- Hillbillys in a Haunted House (RiffTrax) - as Gregor
- The Woman in Green (RiffTrax Bridget & Mary Jo Series) - as Sherlock Holmes
- Dressed to Kill (RiffTrax Bridget & Mary Jo Series) - as Sherlock Holmes
- Several times during Experiment #411, Joel pronounces Mr. Rathbone's first name as "BAY-zil". The more commonly accepted pronunciation is "BAH-zil" (with "BAY-zil" being the name of a seasoning).