Nigel Bruce

Nigel Bruce

  • Born on
    • February 4th, 1895
  • Died on
    • October 8th, 1953
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia William Nigel Ernle Bruce (4 February 1895 – 8 October 1953), best known as Nigel Bruce, was a British character actor on stage and screen.  He was best known for his portrayal of Doctor Watson in a series of films and in the radio series The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (starring Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes). Bruce is also remembered for his roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films Rebecca and Suspicion.

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Acting (41 Credits)

1952Limelight as Postant, an Impresario
1948Julia Misbehaves as Col. Bruce 'Bunny' Willowbrook
1947The Two Mrs. Carrolls as Dr. Tuttle
1946Terror by Night as Dr. John H. Watson
1946Dressed to Kill as Dr. John H. Watson
1945The House of Fear as Dr. John Watson
1945The Woman in Green as Dr. John Watson
1945The Corn Is Green as The Squire
1945Pursuit to Algiers as Doctor Watson
1945Son of Lassie as Duke of Radling
1944The Pearl of Death as Dr. John Watson
1944The Scarlet Claw as Doctor Watson
1944Frenchman's Creek as Lord Godolphin
1943The Spider Woman as Dr. John H. Watson
1943Sherlock Holmes in Washington as Doctor Watson
1943Sherlock Holmes Faces Death as Doctor Watson
1943Lassie Come Home as Duke of Rudling
1943Forever and a Day as Major Garrow
1942Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon as Doctor Watson
1942Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror as Doctor Watson
1942Journey for Margaret as Herbert V. Allison
1942Roxie Hart as E. Clay Benham
1942This Above All as Ramsbottom
1941Suspicion as Gordon Cochrane 'Beaky' Thwaite
1940The Blue Bird as Mr. Luxury
1940Rebecca as Major Giles Lacy
1940Susan and God as 'Hutchie'
1940A Dispatch from Reuters as Sir Randolph Persham
1939The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes as Dr. Watson
1939The Hound of the Baskervilles as Doctor John H. Watson
1939The Rains Came as Lord Albert Esketh
1938The Baroness and the Butler as Major Andros
1938Suez as Sir Malcolm Cameron
1937The Last of Mrs. Cheyney as Lord Willie Winton
1936The Charge of the Light Brigade as Sir Benjamin Warrenton
1936The Trail of the Lonesome Pine as Thurber
1935She as Horace Holly
1935Becky Sharp as Joseph Sedley
1934The Scarlet Pimpernel as The Prince of Wales
1934Treasure Island as Squire Trelawney
1934Stand Up and Cheer! as Eustis Dinwiddle


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