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Ernest Thesiger

Ernest Thesiger, CBE, was an English stage and screen actor. He is best known for his distinctive performance as Dr. Septimus Pretorius in James Whale's 1935 film The Bride of Frankenstein.

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Jan 15, 1879 In Chelsea, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Life Story of David Lloyd George 1918-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Number 13 2022
Known For
Poster of Number 13
Poster of Meet Mr Lucifer
Poster of The Robe
Poster of Scrooge
Movie Number 13 Mr. Peabody 2022
Movie Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) 2007-05-16
Movie Universal Horror (archive footage) 1998-10-08
Movie Terror in the Aisles Dr. Pretorius (archive footage) (uncredited) 1984-10-26
Movie The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone Stefano 1961-12-28
Movie The Battle of the Sexes Old Macpherson 1960-02-25
Movie Sons and Lovers Mr. Hadlock 1960-08-29
Movie Doctor at Large Examiner 1957-03-26
Movie The Truth About Women Judge 1957-01-01
Movie Who Done It? Sir Walter 1956-03-20
Movie Three Men in a Boat 3rd Old Gentleman 1956-12-23
Movie Value for Money Lord Dewsbury 1955-08-09
Movie The Adventures of Quentin Durward Lord Crawford 1955-11-23
Movie An Alligator Named Daisy Notcher (uncredited) 1955-12-13
Movie The Million Pound Note Mr. Garrett, Bank Director 1954-01-07
Movie Make Me an Offer! Sir John Nightingale 1954-12-08
Movie The Robe Emperor Tiberius 1953-09-16
Movie Meet Mr Lucifer Mr. Macdonald 1953-11-30
Movie The Magic Box Earl 1952-01-01
Movie The Woman's Angle Judge 1952-02-12
Movie The Man in the White Suit Sir John Kierlaw 1951-08-07
Movie Laughter in Paradise Lawyer Endicott 1951-06-01
Movie Scrooge The Undertaker 1951-11-28
Movie Last Holiday Sir Trevor Lampington 1950-05-15
Movie The Bad Lord Byron Count Guiccioli 1949-04-18
Movie Quartet Henry Dashwood 1948-10-26
Movie Brass Monkey Ryder-Harris 1948-12-01
Movie The Ghosts of Berkeley Square Dr Cruickshank 1947-10-30
Movie The Man Within Farne 1947-05-19
Movie Jassy Sir Edward Follesmark 1947-08-13
Movie Beware of Pity Baron Emil de Kekesfalva 1946-07-22
Movie A Place of One's Own Dr. Richard Marsham 1945-05-28
Movie Caesar and Cleopatra Theodotus 1945-12-11
Movie Henry V Duke of Berri - French Ambassador 1944-11-24
Movie Don't Take It to Heart Justices' Clerk 1944-11-13
Movie My Learned Friend Ferris 1943-10-25
Movie The Lamp Still Burns Chairman 1943-11-29
Movie They Drive by Night Walter Hoover 1938-12-01
Movie The Ware Case Carter 1938-12-02
Movie The Man Who Could Work Miracles Maydig 1936-07-23
Movie My Heart Is Calling Fevrier 1935-01-01
Movie The Night of the Party Adrian Chiddiatt 1935-07-16
Movie The Bride of Frankenstein Doctor Pretorius 1935-04-20
Movie The Ghoul Laing 1933-08-01
Movie The Old Dark House Horace Femm 1932-10-20
Movie Week-End Wives Bertram 1929-05-14
Movie The Vagabond Queen Lidoff 1929-05-11
Movie The Bachelor's Club Israfel Mondego 1921-06-01
Movie The Adventures of Mr. Pickwick Mr. Jingle 1921-11-01
Movie The Life Story of David Lloyd George Joseph Chamberlain 1918-01-01
Movie Nelson Wiliam Pitt 1918-01-02