Henry Watson

Henry Watson Elementary intertitle Novelist

Character Information
Status: Alive
Actor: John Heard
First Appearance: "Miss Taken"
Family: Mary Watson (wife), Joan Watson, Oren Watson (children)
Episode Count: 1
Sherlock and I do not run around with guns and we don't get into kung fu fights with criminals and we sure as hell do not sleep together.
— Joan to Henry, "Miss Taken".

Henry Watson is married to Mary Watson and is step father to Joan and Oren Watson. He is a well known novelist.


Season Four

Sometime before the beginning of the series Henry had an affair, Mary forgave him and they remained married. Joan later admits that she has had a hard time forgiving her father for his indiscretion. Joan confronts her step father about a book he wrote, "The Heart Bled Blue", that features characters that are obviously based upon her and Sherlock Holmes. At first, she demands that he have all of the books destroyed, but later forgives him and decides to help him with his second novel in the series, "The Heart Hit Home." ("Miss Taken")

S04E07-Henry Watson and Joan
I was honoring you!


Elementary intertitle Elementary Characters
Main Characters
Sherlock HolmesJoan WatsonCaptain Thomas GregsonDetective Marcus Bell
Recurring Characters
AlistairAthena and MinervaGeneral AlveroHenry BaskervilleJonathan BloomRoy BookerAgent BurkeClydeGina CortesFrank Da SilvaDuaneEveryoneAgent GephardtDr. GrannisChristopher GrayDel GrunerDetective GuzmanHalconEmily HankinsDr. Eugene HawesFiona HelbronWilliam HullShinwell JohnsonEmil KurtzGareth LestradeAlfredo LlamosaAgent MallickMarchefElana MarchMargaretAgent McNallyMidnight RangerChantal MilnerAndrew MittalSanthosh MittalSebastian MoranJamie MoriartyAgent MullerIsaac ProctorRandyOscar RankinCandace ReedMichael RowanTim SherringtonTall BoyJoshua ViknerSir James WalterAgent WhitlockTyus WilcoxKitty Winter
The Irregulars
Mr. BriggsC.Harland EmpleGayMs. HudsonLucMasonThe NosePhil SimmsAgatha SpurrellTeddy
Andre BellPaige CowanHannah GregsonMay HolmesMorland HolmesMycroft HolmesEstella LlamosaHenry WatsonMary WatsonOren WatsonLin Wen
Minor Characters
The ActuaryJack BrunelleLucas BundschCassieWade CrewesKathryn DrummondHoward EnnisMistress FeliciaZoya HashemiRhys KinlanRuslan KrasnovGwen and Olivia LynchNigella MasonTy MorstanPamRemusRomulusJennifer SaylesShauna ScottHeather Vanowen