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Bruce Lester

Bruce Lester appeared in films from the 1930s into the 1950s, mainly in supporting roles. He was born Bruce Lister in Johannesburg, South Africa and later resided in England. After studying at Brighton College, he began his career on the London Stage and made his big screen debut in 1934. Lester's co-stars included Ronald Colman, Boris Karloff, James Cagney, Ray Milland and Joan Crawford. His film credits include, "To Be a Lady" (1934), "The Third Clue" (1934), "Boy Meets Girl" (1938), "The Witness Vanishes" (1939), "British Intelligence" (1940), "Pride and Prejudice" (1940), "The Letter" (1940, "Above Suspicion" (1943), "Golden Earrings" (1947), "The Fool and the Princess" (1948) and "Tarzan and the Trappers" (1958).

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Jun 6, 1912 In Johannesburg, South Africa
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Death At Broadcasting House 1934-11-01
Latest Project:
Movie Tarzan and the Trappers 1958-01-01
Known For
Poster of Tarzan and the Trappers
Poster of Tales of Robin Hood
Poster of Eagle Squadron
Poster of British Intelligence
Movie Tarzan and the Trappers Commissioner Brandini 1958-01-01
Movie King Richard and the Crusaders Castelaine 1954-08-07
Movie Charade Capt. van Buren 1953-09-16
Series Dangerous Assignment Unknown 1952-01-01
Movie The Pathfinder Capt. Clint Bradford 1952-12-09
Series Schlitz Playhouse of Stars Unknown 1951-10-05
Movie The Son of Dr. Jekyll Daniels' Reporter (Uncredited) 1951-10-31
Movie Tales of Robin Hood Allan-a-Dale 1951-12-21
Movie Celia: The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora Larry Peters 1949-01-01
Movie I Walk Alone Charles (uncredited) 1947-12-31
Movie Golden Earrings Richard Byrd 1947-08-27
Movie Strange Journey Roger Blythe 1946-10-03
Movie The Mysterious Doctor Lt. Christopher 'Kit' Hilton 1943-03-03
Movie Above Suspicion Thornley 1943-05-31
Movie Eagle Squadron King 1942-06-16
Movie Singapore Woman Clyde 1941-05-17
Movie Shadows on the Stairs Hugh Bromilow 1941-03-01
Movie Man Hunt Unknown 1941-06-13
Movie Shining Victory Dr. Bentley 1941-05-30
Movie A Yank in the R.A.F. Flight Lt. Sterling Richardson 1941-09-26
Movie British Intelligence Frank Bennett 1940-01-29
Movie The Invisible Man Returns Chaplain (uncredited) 1940-01-12
Movie Pride and Prejudice Mr. Bingley 1940-07-26
Movie The Letter John Withers 1940-11-21
Movie My Son, My Son! Rory O'Riorden 1940-03-21
Movie The Witness Vanishes Lord Noel Stratton 1939-09-22
Movie If I Were King Noel de Jolys 1938-09-28
Movie Boy Meets Girl Rodney Bowman 1938-08-27
Movie A Star Fell from Heaven Winkler 1936-06-08
Movie Ourselves Alone 2nd Lieut. Lingard 1936-04-27
Movie The Tenth Man Edward O'Donnell 1936-08-12
Movie Crime Over London Ronald Martin 1936-10-21
Movie Death At Broadcasting House Peter Ridgwell 1934-11-01