David Bruce

David Bruce

  • Born on
    • January 6th, 1916
  • Died on
    • May 3rd, 1976
David Bruce (born Marden Andrew McBroom; January 6, 1914 – May 3, 1976) was an American film actor, known for his chilling performance as Ted Allison in The Mad Ghoul. He was a company member of Peninsula Players Theatre in Fish Creek, Wisconsin in 1939. Born in Kankakee, Illinois, he signed a movie contract with Warner Brothers in 1940. The Northwestern University graduate appeared in many movies from the 1940s until 1955 when Bruce decided to give up acting. The 6' 1" (1.85 m) actor appeared in over 60 movies including Flying Tigers (1942), Christmas Holiday (1944) and Lady on a Train (1945).

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Acting (16 Credits)

1945Lady on a Train as Wayne Morgan
1944Can't Help Singing as Latham
1944Christmas Holiday as Gerald Tyler
1944The Mummy's Ghost as Radio Announcer (uncredited; voice)
1943The Mad Ghoul as Ted Allison
1943Calling Dr. Death as Robert 'Bob' Duval
1943'Gung Ho!': The Story of Carlson's Makin Island Raiders as Larry O'Ryan
1942Flying Tigers as Lt. Barton
1941The Sea Wolf as Young Sailor
1941The Smiling Ghost as Paul Myron
1941Sergeant York as Bert Thomas
1940A Dispatch from Reuters as Bruce
1940Santa Fe Trail as Phil Sheridan
1940The Letter as Undetermined Role (uncredited)
1940The Sea Hawk as Martin Burke
1940Knute Rockne All American as Reporter When Knute is Ill (uncredited)

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