Nigel Bruce

Place of birth:
Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico:
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.


The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985)
as Dr. Watson (archive footage)
World for Ransom (1954)
as Governor Sir Charles Coutts
Limelight (1952)
as Postant, an Impresario
Bwana Devil (1952)
as Dr. Angus McLean
Hong Kong (1952)
as Lighton
Vendetta (1950)
as Sir Thomas Nevil
Julia Misbehaves (1948)
as Col. Bruce 'Bunny' Willowbrook
The Exile (1947)
as Sir Edward Hyde
The Two Mrs. Carrolls (1947)
as Dr. Tuttle
Dressed to Kill (1946)
as Dr. John H. Watson
Terror by Night (1946)
as Dr. John H. Watson
Pursuit to Algiers (1945)
as Doctor Watson
The Woman in Green (1945)
as Dr. John Watson
Son of Lassie (1945)
as Duke of Radling
The Corn Is Green (1945)
as The Squire
The House of Fear (1945)
as Dr. John Watson
Frenchman's Creek (1944)
as Lord Godolphin
Gypsy Wildcat (1944)
as High Sheriff
The Pearl of Death (1944)
as Dr. John Watson
The Scarlet Claw (1944)
as Doctor Watson
The Spider Woman (1943)
as Dr. John H. Watson
Crazy House (1943)
as Dr. Watson
Lassie Come Home (1943)
as Duke of Rudling
Sherlock Holmes Faces Death (1943)
as Doctor Watson
Sherlock Holmes in Washington (1943)
as Doctor Watson
Forever and a Day (1943)
as Major Garrow
Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
as Doctor Watson
Journey for Margaret (1942)
as Herbert V. Allison
Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror (1942)
as Doctor Watson
Eagle Squadron (1942)
as McKinnon
This Above All (1942)
as Ramsbottom
Roxie Hart (1942)
as E. Clay Benham
Suspicion (1941)
as Gordon Cochrane 'Beaky' Thwaite
The Chocolate Soldier (1941)
as Bernard Fischer
This Woman Is Mine (1941)
as Duncan MacDougall
Play Girl (1941)
as William McDonald Vincent
Free and Easy (1941)
as Florian Clemington
Hudson's Bay (1941)
as Prince Rupert
A Dispatch from Reuter's (1940)
as Sir Randolph Persham
Susan and God (1940)
as 'Hutchie'
Lillian Russell (1940)
as William Gilbert
Rebecca (1940)
as Major Giles Lacy
Adventure in Diamonds (1940)
as Col. J.W. Lansfield
The Blue Bird (1940)
as Mr. Luxury
The Rains Came (1939)
as Lord Albert Esketh
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939)
as Dr. Watson
The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939)
as Doctor John H. Watson
Suez (1938)
as Sir Malcolm Cameron
Kidnapped (1938)
as Neil MacDonald
The Baroness and the Butler (1938)
as Major Andros
Thunder in the City (1937)
as Duke Of Glenavon
The Last of Mrs. Cheyney (1937)
as Lord Willie Winton
The Man I Marry (1936)
as Robert Hartley
The Charge of the Light Brigade (1936)
as Sir Benjamin Warrenton
Screen Snapshots (Series 16, No. 1) (1936)
Follow Your Heart (1936)
as Henri Forrester
The White Angel (1936)
as Dr. West
Under Two Flags (1936)
as Capt. Menzies
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1936)
as Thurber
The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo (1935)
as Ivan
Jalna (1935)
as Maurice Vaughn
She (1935)
as Horace Holly
Becky Sharp (1935)
as Joseph Sedley
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
as The Prince of Wales
Springtime for Henry (1934)
as Johnny Jewlliwell
Treasure Island (1934)
as Squire Trelawney
The Lady Is Willing (1934)
as Welton
Murder in Trinidad (1934)
as Bertram Lynch
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)
as Eustis Dinwiddle
Coming Out Party (1934)
as Troon
Channel Crossing (1933)
as Nigel Guthrie
I Was A Spy (1933)
as Scottie
The Midshipmaid (1932)
as Maj. Spink
Lord Camber's Ladies (1932)
as Lord Camber
The Calendar (1931)
as Lord Willie Panniford
Birds of Prey (1930)
as Manager
Red Aces (1930)
as Kinsfeather
The Squeaker (1930)
as Collie
Escape! (1930)
as Constable © 2020

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