Nigel Bruce

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William Nigel Ernle Bruce was a British character actor on stage and screen. He was best known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in a series of films and in the radio series The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Bruce is also remembered for his roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films Rebecca and Suspicion.

William Nigel Ernle Bruce was a British character actor on stage and screen. He was best known for his portrayal of Dr. Watson in a series of films and in the radio series The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Bruce is also remembered for his roles in the Alfred Hitchcock films Rebecca and Suspicion.

Birth Name

William Nigel Ernle Bruce

Born

Monday, 04 February 1895

Died

Thursday, 08 October 1953

Actor Filmography

The Real Sherlock Holmes Doctor Watson (archive footage) 2012
Elementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock Holmes Doctor Watson (archive footage) 2009
The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson (archive footage) 1985
World for Ransom Gov. Sir Charles Coutts 1954
Bwana Devil Dr. Angus McLean 1952
Limelight Postant 1952
Four Star Playhouse Col. Mournay 1952
Hong Kong Mr. Lighton 1952
Vendetta Sir Thomas Nevil 1950
Julia Misbehaves Colonel Bruce Willowbrook 1948
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Actor Filmography

The Real Sherlock Holmes Doctor Watson (archive footage) 2012
Elementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock Holmes Doctor Watson (archive footage) 2009
The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson (archive footage) 1985
World for Ransom Gov. Sir Charles Coutts 1954
Bwana Devil Dr. Angus McLean 1952
Limelight Postant 1952
Four Star Playhouse Col. Mournay 1952
Hong Kong Mr. Lighton 1952
Vendetta Sir Thomas Nevil 1950
Julia Misbehaves Colonel Bruce Willowbrook 1948
The Exile Sir Edward Hyde 1947
The Two Mrs. Carrolls Dr. Tuttle 1947
Dressed To Kill Doctor Watson 1946
Terror by Night Dr. John H. Watson 1946
Pursuit to Algiers Dr. John H. Watson 1945
The Corn Is Green The Squire 1945
The Woman In Green Watson 1945
Son Of Lassie Duke of Radling 1945
The House of Fear Doctor Watson 1945
Frenchman's Creek Lord Godolphin 1944
Gypsy Wildcat High Sheriff 1944
The Pearl of Death Doctor Watson 1944
The Scarlet Claw Doctor Watson 1944
The Spider Woman Doctor Watson 1943
Lassie Come Home Duke of Rudling 1943
Crazy House Dr. Watson 1943
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death Doctor Watson 1943
Sherlock Holmes In Washington Doctor Watson 1943
Forever and a Day Maj. Garrow 1943
Sherlock Holmes And The Secret Weapon Doctor Watson 1943
Journey for Margaret Herbert V. Allison 1942
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Doctor Watson 1942
Eagle Squadron McKinnon 1942
This Above All Ramsbottom 1942
Roxie Hart E. Clay Benham 1942
Suspicion Gordon Cochran Thwaite aka Beaky 1941
The Chocolate Soldier Bernard Fischer 1941
This Woman Is Mine Duncan MacDougall 1941
Play Girl William McDonald Vincent 1941
Free and Easy Florian Clemington 1941
Hudson's Bay Prince Rupert 1941
A Dispatch from Reuters Sir Randolph Persham 1940
Susan And God 'Hutchie' 1940
Lillian Russell William Gilbert 1940
Rebecca Major Giles Lacy 1940
Adventure in Diamonds Col. J.W. Lansfield 1940
The Blue Bird Mr. Luxury 1940
The Rains Came Lord Albert Esketh 1939
The Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson 1939
The Hound Of The Baskervilles Dr. Watson 1939
Suez Sir Malcolm Cameron 1938
Kidnapped Neil MacDonald 1938
The Baroness and the Butler Major Andros 1938
Thunder In The City The Duke 1937
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney Willie Wynton 1937
The Man I Marry Robert Hartley 1936
The Charge of the Light Brigade Sir Benjamin Warrenton 1936
Follow Your Heart Henri Forrester 1936
The White Angel Dr. West 1936
Under Two Flags Capt. Menzies 1936
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Major Thurber 1936
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Ivan 1935
Jalna Maurice Vaughan 1935
She Horace Holly 1935
Becky Sharp Joseph Sedley 1935
The Scarlet Pimpernel The Prince of Wales 1935
Springtime for Henry Johnny Jewlliwell 1934
Treasure Island Squire Trelawney 1934
The Lady Is Willing Welton 1934
Murder in Trinidad Bertram Lynch 1934
Stand Up and Cheer! Dinwiddle 1934
Coming Out Party Troon 1934
Channel Crossing Nigel Guthrie 1933
I Was A Spy Scottie 1933
Bachelor's Folly Lord Willie Panniford 1931
The Perfect Alibi Major 1931
Red Aces Kinsfeather, T.B. 1930
The Squeaker Collie 1930
Escape! Constable 1930
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