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Nigel Bruce

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.

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Feb 4, 1895 In Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Escape! 1930-04-05
Latest Project:
Movie In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes 1996-07-01
Known For
Poster of Suspicion
Poster of A Dispatch from Reuters
Poster of The Hound of the Baskervilles
Poster of Escape!
Movie In the Footsteps of Sherlock Holmes Unknown 1996-07-01
Movie The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson (archive footage) 1985-01-01
Movie World for Ransom Governor Sir Charles Coutts 1954-01-31
Movie Hong Kong Lighton 1952-04-18
Movie Bwana Devil Dr. Angus McLean 1952-08-22
Movie Limelight Postant, an Impresario 1952-10-23
Movie Vendetta Sir Thomas Nevil 1950-12-25
Movie Julia Misbehaves Col. Bruce 'Bunny' Willowbrook 1948-08-08
Movie The Two Mrs. Carrolls Dr. Tuttle 1947-03-04
Movie The Exile Sir Edward Hyde 1947-10-17
Movie Dressed to Kill Dr. John H. Watson 1946-05-24
Movie Terror by Night Dr. John H. Watson 1946-02-01
Movie The Corn Is Green The Squire 1945-03-29
Movie The House of Fear Dr. John Watson 1945-03-16
Movie The Woman in Green Dr. John Watson 1945-06-15
Movie Son of Lassie Duke of Radling 1945-04-20
Movie Pursuit to Algiers Doctor Watson 1945-10-26
Movie The Pearl of Death Dr. John Watson 1944-08-01
Movie The Scarlet Claw Doctor Watson 1944-05-18
Movie Gypsy Wildcat High Sheriff 1944-08-02
Movie Frenchman's Creek Lord Godolphin 1944-09-20
Movie Sherlock Holmes in Washington Doctor Watson 1943-03-24
Movie Forever and a Day Major Garrow 1943-01-21
Movie Sherlock Holmes Faces Death Doctor Watson 1943-09-17
Movie Crazy House Dr. Watson 1943-10-08
Movie Lassie Come Home Duke of Rudling 1943-12-01
Movie The Spider Woman Dr. John H. Watson 1943-12-24
Movie This Above All Ramsbottom 1942-05-12
Movie Roxie Hart E. Clay Benham 1942-02-20
Movie Eagle Squadron McKinnon 1942-06-16
Movie Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror Doctor Watson 1942-09-18
Movie Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon Doctor Watson 1942-12-25
Movie Journey for Margaret Herbert V. Allison 1942-12-17
Movie Free and Easy Florian Clemington 1941-02-28
Movie Hudson's Bay Prince Rupert 1941-01-03
Movie Play Girl William McDonald Vincent 1941-03-07
Movie This Woman Is Mine Duncan MacDougall 1941-08-22
Movie The Chocolate Soldier Bernard Fischer 1941-11-01
Movie Suspicion Gordon Cochrane 'Beaky' Thwaite 1941-11-14
Movie Adventure in Diamonds Col. J.W. Lansfield 1940-03-08
Movie Rebecca Major Giles Lacy 1940-03-23
Movie The Blue Bird Mr. Luxury 1940-01-15
Movie A Dispatch from Reuters Sir Randolph Persham 1940-10-19
Movie Lillian Russell William Gilbert 1940-05-24
Movie Susan and God 'Hutchie' 1940-06-07
Movie The Hound of the Baskervilles Doctor John H. Watson 1939-03-24
Movie The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Dr. Watson 1939-09-01
Movie The Rains Came Lord Albert Esketh 1939-09-15
Movie The Baroness and the Butler Major Andros 1938-02-18
Movie Suez Sir Malcolm Cameron 1938-10-28
Movie Kidnapped Neil MacDonald 1938-05-27
Movie The Last of Mrs. Cheyney Lord Willie Winton 1937-02-19
Movie Thunder in the City Duke Of Glenavon 1937-04-22
Movie Under Two Flags Capt. Menzies 1936-04-30
Movie The Trail of the Lonesome Pine Thurber 1936-03-13
Movie The White Angel Dr. West 1936-06-25
Movie Follow Your Heart Henri Forrester 1936-08-10
Movie The Man I Marry Robert Hartley 1936-10-31
Movie The Charge of the Light Brigade Sir Benjamin Warrenton 1936-10-22
Movie Screen Snapshots (Series 16, No. 1) 1936-09-11
Movie Becky Sharp Joseph Sedley 1935-06-28
Movie She Horace Holly 1935-07-12
Movie Jalna Maurice Vaughn 1935-08-09
Movie The Man Who Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo Ivan 1935-11-14
Movie Stand Up and Cheer! Eustis Dinwiddle 1934-05-04
Movie Coming Out Party Troon 1934-03-09
Movie Murder in Trinidad Bertram Lynch 1934-05-16
Movie The Lady Is Willing Welton 1934-08-10
Movie The Scarlet Pimpernel The Prince of Wales 1934-12-20
Movie Springtime for Henry Johnny Jewlliwell 1934-08-22
Movie Treasure Island Squire Trelawney 1934-08-17
Movie I Was A Spy Scottie 1933-09-04
Movie Channel Crossing Nigel Guthrie 1933-10-14
Movie Lord Camber's Ladies Lord Camber 1932-10-27
Movie The Midshipmaid Maj. Spink 1932-12-08
Movie The Calendar Lord Willie Panniford 1931-10-31
Movie Escape! Constable 1930-04-05
Movie The Squeaker Collie 1930-06-01
Movie Birds of Prey Manager 1930-11-18
Movie Red Aces Kinsfeather 1930-11-03