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Hercule Poirot
First appearance The Mysterious Affair at Styles
Last appearance Curtain
Created by Agatha Christie
Portrayed by
Voiced by Kōtarō Satomi
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Gender Male
Occupation Private investigator
Police officer (former occupation)
Family Jules-Louis Poirot (father)
Godelieve Poirot (mother)
Religion Catholic
Nationality Belgian
Birth date and place c. 1854–1873
Spa, Wallonia, Belgium

Hercule Poirot is a fictional detective. He was created by Agatha Christie. He was in 33 novels and 51 short stories. The stories were published between 1920 and 1975.

Poirot has been portrayed on radio, on screen, for films and television. Some of the actors who played him are John Moffatt, Albert Finney, Sir Peter Ustinov, Sir Ian Holm, Tony Randall, Alfred Molina and David Suchet.

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