Nigel Bruce

Sherlock Holmes in Washington
1895 - 1953

Nigel Bruce  British Actor


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 Dr. Watson in a series of films and in the radio series The New Adventu...

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First Name Nigel
Last Name Bruce
Full Name at Birth William Nigel Ernle Bruce
Age 58 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th February, 1895
Birthplace Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
Died 8th October, 1953
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Cause of Death heart attack
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Year(s) Active 1920–1952
Friend David Niven
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World for Ransom1954 Governor Sir Charles Coutts Movie
Bwana Devil1952 Dr. Angus McLean Movie
Hong Kong1952 Mr. Lighton Movie
Limelight1952 Postant Movie
Vendetta1950 Sir Thomas Nevil Movie
Julia Misbehaves1948 Col. Bruce 'Bunny' Willowbrook Movie
The Exile1947 Sir Edward Hyde Movie
The Two Mrs. Carrolls1947 Dr. Tuttle Movie
Dressed to Kill1946 Dr. John H. Watson Movie
Terror by Night1946 Dr. John H. Watson Movie
Pursuit to Algiers1945 Dr. John H. Watson Movie
Son of Lassie1945 Duke of Radling Movie
The Corn Is Green1945 The Squire Movie
The House of Fear1945 Doctor John H. Watson Movie
The Woman in Green1945 Watson Movie
Follow the Boys1944 Himself Movie
Frenchman's Creek1944 Lord Godolphin Movie
The Pearl of Death1944 Doctor Watson Movie
The Scarlet Claw1944 Doctor Watson Movie
The Spider Woman1944 Doctor Watson Movie
Gypsy Wildcat1944 High Sheriff Movie
Forever and a Day1943 Maj. Garrow Movie
Lassie Come Home1943 Duke of Rudling Movie
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon1943 Doctor John H. Watson Movie
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death1943 Doctor Watson Movie
Sherlock Holmes in Washington1943 Doctor Watson Movie
Crazy House1943 Cameo appearance (Dr. Watson) Movie
Eagle Squadron1942 McKinnon Movie
Journey for Margaret1942 Herbert V. Allison Movie
Roxie Hart1942 E. Clay Benham Movie
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror1942 Doctor Watson Movie
This Above All1942 Ramsbottom Movie
Hudson's Bay1941 Prince Rupert Movie
Play Girl1941 William McDonald Vincent Movie
Suspicion1941 Beaky Movie
The Chocolate Soldier1941 Bernard Fischer, Critic Movie
Free and Easy1941 Florian Clemington Movie
This Woman Is Mine1941 Duncan MacDougall Movie
A Dispatch from Reuter's1940 Sir Randolph Persham Movie
Lillian Russell1940 William S. Gilbert Movie
Rebecca1940 Major Giles Lacy Movie
Susan and God1940 'Hutchie' Movie
The Blue Bird1940 Mr. Luxury Movie
Adventure in Diamonds1940 Col. J.W. Lansfield Movie
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes1939 Dr. Watson Movie
The Hound of the Baskervilles1939 Dr. Watson Movie
The Rains Came1939 Lord Albert Esketh Movie
Kidnapped1938 Neil MacDonald Movie
Suez1938 Sir Malcolm Cameron Movie
The Baroness and the Butler1938 Major Andros Movie
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney1937 Willie Wynton Movie
Thunder in the City1937 Duke Of Glenavon Movie
The Charge of the Light Brigade1936 Sir Benjamin Warrenton Movie
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936 Thurber Movie
The White Angel1936 Dr. West Movie
Under Two Flags1936 Capt. Menzies Movie
Follow Your Heart1936 Henri Forrester Movie
Becky Sharp1935 Joseph Sedley Movie
She1935 Horace Holly Movie
Jalna1935 Maurice Vaughn Movie
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo1935 Ivan Movie
Stand Up and Cheer!1934 Eustis Dinwiddle Movie
The Scarlet Pimpernel1934 The Prince of Wales Movie
Treasure Island1934 Squire Trelawney Movie
Coming-Out Party1934 Troon, the Butler Movie
The Lady Is Willing1934 Welton Movie
Murder in Trinidad1934 Bertram Lynch Movie
Springtime for Henry1934 Johnny Jewlliwell Movie
Channel Crossing1933 Nigel Guthrie Movie
I Was a Spy1933 Scottie Movie
Lord Camber's Ladies1932 Lord Camber Movie
Midshipmaid Gob1932 Maj. Spink Movie
Bachelor's Folly1931 Lord Willie Panniford Movie
Escape1930 Constable Movie
The Perfect Alibi1930 Manager Movie
Flames of Passion1922 Undetermined Minor Role (unconfirmed) Movie
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    maurguriteSep 14, 2009

    the very best Dr. Watson ever!!!

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