He acted in Edgar Wallace's play, "The Ringer," at the Wyndham's Theatre in London, England with Dorothy Dickson, Leslie Faber, Franklin Dyall, Gordon Harker, Eric Stanley, Leslie Banks, Henry Forbes, Betty Hicks, Arthur Stratton, and Naomi Jacob in the cast.
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The stories we did were modernised but the characters of the famous detective and his biographer were kept more or less as originally written by Conan Doyle. Watson, however, in the films was made much more of a 'comic' character than he ever was in the books. This was with the object of introducing a little light relief. The doctor, as I played him, was a complete stooge for his brilliant friend...
Younger brother of Sir Michael William Selby Bruce, 11th Baronet of Stenhouse and Airth, a descendant of Robert the Bruce and of the Royal Stuarts. Source: Book entitled 'Tramp Royal' by Sir Michael Bruce of Stenhouse. Published 1945 by Elek Books Ltd, 14 Great James St, London.
An habitual pipe smoker, both on screen and off