Nigel Bruce

Biography

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 Rathbon...

57 titles Acting

5.8

World for Ransom

1954 · Governor Sir Charles Coutts

4.9

Bwana Devil

1952 · Dr. Angus McLean

5.1

Hong Kong

1952 · Lighton

8.1

Limelight

1952 · Postant, an Impresario

6.3

Vendetta

1950 · Sir Thomas Nevil

7.0

Julia Misbehaves

1948 · Col. Bruce 'Bunny' Willowbrook

6.8

The Two Mrs. Carrolls

1947 · Dr. Tuttle

6.7

The Exile

1947 · Sir Edward Hyde

7.0

Dressed to Kill

1946 · Dr. John H. Watson

7.0

Terror by Night

1946 · Dr. John H. Watson

7.5

The House of Fear

1945 · Dr. John Watson

7.1

Pursuit to Algiers

1945 · Doctor Watson

7.6

The Corn Is Green

1945 · The Squire

6.9

The Woman in Green

1945 · Dr. John Watson

6.5

Son of Lassie

1945 · Duke of Radling

6.3

Frenchman's Creek

1944 · Lord Godolphin

5.8

Gypsy Wildcat

1944 · High Sheriff

7.4

The Pearl of Death

1944 · Dr. John Watson

7.5

The Scarlet Claw

1944 · Doctor Watson

7.0

Sherlock Holmes in Washington

1943 · Doctor Watson

7.3

Forever and a Day

1943 · Maj. Garrow

7.2

Lassie Come Home

1943 · Duke of Rudling

7.2

Sherlock Holmes Faces Death

1943 · Doctor Watson

7.3

The Spider Woman

1943 · Dr. John H. Watson

6.7

Crazy House

1943 · Dr. Watson

6.9

This Above All

1942 · Ramsbottom

6.8

Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon

1942 · Doctor Watson

6.8

Sherlock Holmes and the Voice of Terror

1942 · Doctor Watson

7.2

Journey for Margaret

1942 · Herbert V. Allison

6.9

Eagle Squadron

1942 · McKinnon

7.0

Roxie Hart

1942 · E. Clay Benham

7.0

Play Girl

1941 · William McDonald Vincent

6.2

The Chocolate Soldier

1941 · Bernard Fischer

7.4

Suspicion

1941 · Gordon Cochrane 'Beaky' Thwaite

6.5

Hudson's Bay

1941 · Prince Rupert

5.7

This Woman Is Mine

1941 · Duncan MacDougall

7.0

A Dispatch from Reuter's

1940 · Sir Randolph Persham

6.7

Lillian Russell

1940 · William Gilbert

5.7

Susan and God

1940 · 'Hutchie'

8.1

Rebecca

1940 · Major Giles Lacy

7.1

Adventure in Diamonds

1940 · Col. J.W. Lansfield

6.5

The Blue Bird

1940 · Mr. Luxury

7.0

The Rains Came

1939 · Lord Albert Esketh

7.6

The Hound of the Baskervilles

1939 · Doctor Watson

7.6

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

1939 · Dr. Watson

6.7

The Baroness and the Butler

1938 · Major Andros

6.7

Suez

1938 · Sir Malcolm Cameron

6.8

Kidnapped

1938 · Neil MacDonald

6.2

The Last of Mrs. Cheyney

1937 · Lord Willie Winton

6.2

Thunder in the City

1937 · Duke Of Glenavon

The Man I Marry

1936 · Robert Hartley

6.6

Under Two Flags

1936 · Capt. Menzies

6.1

Follow Your Heart

1936 · Henri Forrester

7.1

The Charge of the Light Brigade

1936 · Benjamin Warrenton

6.9

The Trail of the Lonesome Pine

1936 · Thurber

6.7

The White Angel

1936 · Dr. West

6.0

Becky Sharp

1935 · Joseph Sedley

6.4

Jalna

1935 · Maurice Vaughn

6.6

She

1935 · Horace Holly

6.2

The Lady Is Willing

1934 · Welton

Springtime for Henry

1934 · Johnny Jewlliwell

7.2

Treasure Island

1934 · Squire Trelawney

7.5

The Scarlet Pimpernel

1934 · The Prince of Wales

5.7

Stand Up and Cheer!

1934 · Dinwiddle

6.6

Murder in Trinidad

1934 · Bertram Lynch

6.7

I Was A Spy

1933 · Scottie

5.8

Channel Crossing

1933 · Nigel Guthrie

7.1

Lord Camber's Ladies

1932 · Lord Camber

6.9

The Midshipmaid

1932 · Maj. Spink

The Calendar

1931 · Lord Willie Panniford

Red Aces

1930 · Kinsfeather

5.1

The Squeaker

1930 · Collie

5.4

Birds of Prey

1930 · Manager

6.3

Escape!

1930 · Constable