Ernest Thesiger

Ernest Thesiger
1879 - 1961

Ernest Thesiger  English Actor


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Ernest Thesiger was previously married to Janette Mary Fernie Ranken (1917).


English Actor Ernest Thesiger was born Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger on 15th January, 1879 in London, England, UK and passed away on 14th Jan 1961 Kensington, London, England, UK aged 81. He is most remembered for Bride of Frankenstein" (1935). His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Ernest Thesiger is a member of the following lists: English film actors, English stage actors and Commanders of the Order of the British Empire.


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First Name Ernest
Middle Name Frederic
Last Name Thesiger
Full Name at Birth Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger
Alternative Name Ernst Thesiger
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th January, 1879
Birthplace London, England, UK
Died 14th January, 1961
Place of Death Kensington, London, England, UK
Cause of Death Natural causes
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Gay
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
University Marlbrough college, Slade School of Art
Occupation Text Stage and film actor, watercolor artist, author
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Bride of Frankenstein" (1935)
Year(s) Active 1916–61, 1916–1961
Official Websites,,,
Family Member grandson of the Baron Chelmsford, nephew of General Frederic Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford, cousin of the explorer and author Wilfred Thesiger
Friend close friend and fellow Slade graduate William Ranken, James Whale, George Bernard Shaw, Somerset Maugham

Ernest Frederic Graham Thesiger, CBE (15 January 1879 – 14 January 1961) was an English stage and film actor. He is noted for his performance as Doctor Septimus Pretorius in James Whale's film, Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

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The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone1961StefanoMovie
Sons and Lovers1960Mr. HadlockMovie
The Battle of the Sexes1959Old MacphersonMovie
Result of an Accident1959Mr. Justice FinstonTV Movie
The Horse's Mouth1958HicksonMovie
Chaucer's England1958DeathShort Film
Doctor at Large1957First ExaminerMovie
The Truth About Women1957JudgeMovie
Joyous Errand1957Mr. SkaifeTV Show
Three Men in a Boat19563rd Old GentlemanMovie
Who Done It? (1956 film)1956Sir WalterMovie
Armchair Theatre1956Millionaire, Professor Galton, The DeanTV Show
An Alligator Named Daisy1955Notcher (uncredited)Movie
Quentin Durward1955Lord CrawfordMovie
ITV Play of the Week1955Polonius, Ronny SanctuaryTV Show
Make me an Offer!1955Sir JohnMovie
Value for Money1955Lord DewsburyMovie
ITV Television Playhouse1955Calvin Broderick, Colonel Gyll, Sir Walter StanhamTV Show
Simon and Laura1955WilsonTV Movie
Man with a Million1954Mr. Garrett, Bank Director (uncredited)Movie
The Detective1954The VicomteMovie
Thought to Kill1954Burden SeniorMovie
Meet Mr. Lucifer1953Mr. MacdonaldMovie
The Robe1953Emperor TiberiusMovie
Rheingold Theatre1953Burdon Sr.TV Show
A Fish in the Family1953Rev. Philip HodgsonTV Movie
The Woman's Angle1952JudgeMovie
A Christmas Carol1951The UndertakerMovie
Laughter in Paradise1951EndicottMovie
The Magic Box1951EarlMovie
The Man in the White Suit1951Sir John KierlawMovie
Last Holiday1950Sir Trevor LampingtonMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950John Cadmus, MontanéTV Show
The Bad Lord Byron1949Count GuiccioliMovie
Lost Daughter1949Bloomfield (scenes deleted)Movie
Macbeth1949WitchTV Movie
Macbeth/II1949Weird SisterTV Movie
Brass Monkey1948Ryder-HarrisMovie
Quartet1948Henry Dashwood (segment "The Colonel's Lady")Movie
The Winslow Boy1948Mr. Ridgeley PierceMovie
Jassy1947Sir Edward FollesmarkMovie
The Ghosts of Berkeley Square1947Dr. Cruickshank of Psychical Research SocietyMovie
The Smugglers1947FarneMovie
Beware of Pity1946Baron Emil de KekesfalvaMovie
Androcles and the Lion1946CaesarTV Movie
A Place of One's Own1945Dr. MarshamMovie
Caesar and Cleopatra1945TheodotusMovie
Henry V1944Duke of Berri French AmbassadorMovie
Don't Take It to Heart1944Justices' ClerkMovie
My Learned Friend1943FerrisMovie
The Lamp Still Burns1943ChairmanMovie
Geneva1939Sir Orpheus MidlanderTV Movie
They Drive by Night1938Walter HooverMovie
Lightning Conductor1938ProfessorMovie
The Ware Case1938CarterMovie
The Man Who Could Work Miracles1936MaydigMovie
Bride of Frankenstein1935Doctor PretoriusMovie
The Murder Party1935ChiddiattMovie
My Heart Is Calling1935FevrierMovie
The Only Girl1934The ChamberlainMovie
The Ghoul1933LaingMovie
The Old Dark House1932Horace FemmMovie
Ashes1930AnnouncerShort Film
The Vagabond Queen1929LidoffMovie
Week-End Wives1929BertramMovie
Number 131922Mr. PeabodyMovie
The Adventures of Mr. Pickwick1921Mr. JingleMovie
The Bachelor's Club1921Israfel MondegoMovie
A Little Bit of Fluff1919Bertram TullyMovie
Nelson1918Wiliam PittMovie
The Life Story of David Lloyd George1918Joseph ChamberlainMovie
The Real Thing at Last1916WitchShort Film
Somerset Maugham HourHis Lordship, Sir Edward LondonTV Show
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wjerryzwjerryzApr 5, 2018

Great in horror films

wjerryzwjerryzJul 8, 2017

This dude is a real creep. A ghoul

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