15 Most Famous Detectives That Never Really Existed
Hercule Poirot, a fictional Belgian detective became famous through a total of 33 Agatha Christie novels.
Dirty Harry or detective Harry Callahan became famous through a string of movies that started in 1971.
Thomas magnum a fictional private eye living in Hawaii, usually only went by the name of Magnum but that didn’t stop him from reaching fame.
Jim Rockford was the private detective in the TV series The Rockford Files which starred James Garner and although a new series is planned, finding a replacement for Garner is proving difficult.
The fictional detective Charlie Chan featured in over forty movies from 1926 onwards and although he was supposedly a Chinese American detective based in Honolulu, most of the movies featured him solving crimes worldwide.