Nigel Bruce

Nigel Bruce
1895 - 1953

Nigel Bruce  British Actor


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Nigel Bruce was previously married to Violet Campbell.


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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

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 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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World for Ransom1954Governor Sir Charles CouttsMovie
Bwana Devil1952Dr. Angus McLeanMovie
Hong Kong1952Mr. LightonMovie
Vendetta1950Sir Thomas NevilMovie
Julia Misbehaves1948Col. Bruce 'Bunny' WillowbrookMovie
The Exile1947Sir Edward HydeMovie
The Two Mrs. Carrolls1947Dr. TuttleMovie
Dressed to Kill1946Dr. John H. WatsonMovie
Terror by Night1946Dr. John H. WatsonMovie
Pursuit to Algiers1945Dr. John H. WatsonMovie
Son of Lassie1945Duke of RadlingMovie
The Corn Is Green1945The SquireMovie
The House of Fear1945Doctor John H. WatsonMovie
The Woman in Green1945WatsonMovie
Follow the Boys1944HimselfMovie
Frenchman's Creek1944Lord GodolphinMovie
The Pearl of Death1944Doctor WatsonMovie
The Scarlet Claw1944Doctor WatsonMovie
The Spider Woman1944Doctor WatsonMovie
Gypsy Wildcat1944High SheriffMovie
Forever and a Day1943Maj. GarrowMovie
Lassie Come Home1943Duke of RudlingMovie
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death1943Doctor WatsonMovie
Sherlock Holmes in Washington1943Doctor WatsonMovie
Crazy House1943Cameo appearance (Dr. Watson)Movie
Eagle Squadron1942McKinnonMovie
Journey for Margaret1942Herbert V. AllisonMovie
Roxie Hart1942E. Clay BenhamMovie
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon1942Doctor John H. WatsonMovie
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror1942Doctor WatsonMovie
This Above All1942RamsbottomMovie
Hudson's Bay1941Prince RupertMovie
Play Girl1941William McDonald VincentMovie
The Chocolate Soldier1941Bernard Fischer, CriticMovie
Free and Easy1941Florian ClemingtonMovie
This Woman Is Mine1941Duncan MacDougallMovie
A Dispatch from Reuters1940Sir Randolph PershamMovie
Lillian Russell1940William S. GilbertMovie
Rebecca1940Major Giles LacyMovie
Susan and God1940'Hutchie'Movie
The Blue Bird1940Mr. LuxuryMovie
Adventure in Diamonds1940Col. J.W. LansfieldMovie
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes1939Dr. WatsonMovie
The Hound of the Baskervilles1939Dr. WatsonMovie
The Rains Came1939Lord Albert EskethMovie
Kidnapped1938Neil MacDonaldMovie
Suez1938Sir Malcolm CameronMovie
The Baroness and the Butler1938Major AndrosMovie
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney1937Willie WyntonMovie
Thunder in the City1937Duke Of GlenavonMovie
The Charge of the Light Brigade1936Sir Benjamin WarrentonMovie
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine1936ThurberMovie
The White Angel1936Dr. WestMovie
Under Two Flags1936Capt. MenziesMovie
Follow Your Heart1936Henri ForresterMovie
Becky Sharp1935Joseph SedleyMovie
She1935Horace HollyMovie
Jalna1935Maurice VaughnMovie
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo1935IvanMovie
Stand Up and Cheer!1934Eustis DinwiddleMovie
The Scarlet Pimpernel1934The Prince of WalesMovie
Treasure Island1934Squire TrelawneyMovie
Coming-Out Party1934Troon, the ButlerMovie
The Lady Is Willing1934WeltonMovie
Murder in Trinidad1934Bertram LynchMovie
Springtime for Henry1934Johnny JewlliwellMovie
Channel Crossing1933Nigel GuthrieMovie
I Was a Spy1933ScottieMovie
Lord Camber's Ladies1932Lord CamberMovie
Midshipmaid Gob1932Maj. SpinkMovie
Bachelor's Folly1931Lord Willie PannifordMovie
The Perfect Alibi1930ManagerMovie
Flames of Passion1922Undetermined Minor Role (unconfirmed)Movie
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maurguriteSep 14, 2009

the very best Dr. Watson ever!!!

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