Ernest Thesiger

Ernest Thesiger

  • Born on
    • January 15th, 1879
  • Died on
    • January 14th, 1961
Ernest Thesiger, CBE, was an English stage and screen actor. He is best known for his distinctive performance as Dr. Septimus Pretorius in James Whale's 1935 film The Bride of Frankenstein.


Acting (22 Credits)

1998Universal Horror as (archive footage)
1984Terror in the Aisles as Dr. Pretorius (archive footage) (uncredited)
1961The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone as Stefano
1960Sons and Lovers as Mr. Hadlock
1960The Battle of the Sexes as Old Macpherson
1957Doctor at Large as Examiner
1955Quentin Durward as Lord Crawford
1954Man with a Million as Mr. Garrett, Bank Director
1953The Robe as Emperor Tiberius
1951The Man in the White Suit as Sir John Kierlaw
1951Laughter in Paradise as Executor Endicott
1951A Christmas Carol as The Undertaker
1951The Magic Box as Earl
1950Last Holiday as Sir Trevor Lampington
1948Quartet as Henry Dashwood
1945A Place of One's Own as Dr. Richard Marsham
1945Caesar and Cleopatra as Theodotus
1944Henry V as Duke of Berri - French Ambassador
1936The Man Who Could Work Miracles as Maydig
1935The Bride of Frankenstein as Doctor Pretorius
1933The Ghoul as Laing
1932The Old Dark House as Horace Femm

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