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Herbert Bunston (1874–1935)


At age 23, the year 1897, Herbert began a long experience of his career towards acting on the British Theater. During that time the theater was still owned by the eminent Thomas Alva Edison. As a classically trained British actor he began by acting in small parts on screen and off. Fans will probably remember his most as the ineffectual Dr. Seward... See full bio »

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Known For

Dracula Doctor Seward
(1931)
(1929)
Vanity Fair Mr. Sedley
(1932)
Cardinal Richelieu Duke of Normandy
(1935)

Filmography

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 1935 Cardinal Richelieu
Duke of Normandy
 1935 Les Misérables
Judge at Favorelles (uncredited)
 1935 After Office Hours
Barlow - Norwood's Butler
 1935 A Shot in the Dark
College President
 1935 Clive of India
First Director (uncredited)
 1934 The Little Minister
Mr. Carfrae
 1934 British Agent
First Cabinet Member (uncredited)
 1934 Desirable
Uncle Fred (uncredited)
 1934 The Age of Innocence
W.J. Letterblair (uncredited)
 1934 The Moonstone
Sir John Verinder
 1934 Dr. Monica
Mr. Pettinghill
 1934 Riptide
Maj. Bagdall (uncredited)
 1934 Gambling Lady
Doctor at Party (uncredited)
 1934 Long Lost Father
The Bishop
 1933 Trick for Trick
Professor King (uncredited)
 1933 The Monkey's Paw
Sampson
 1932 Smilin' Through
Minister (uncredited)
 1932 Almost Married
Lord Laverling (uncredited)
 1932 Vanity Fair
Mr. Sedley
 1932 File 113
Fauvel
 1932 Charlie Chan's Chance
Garrick Enderly
 1931 Ambassador Bill
British Ambassador
 1931 Once a Lady
Roger Fenwick
 1931 I Like Your Nerve
The Colonel (uncredited)
 1931 The Last Flight
Man on Train (uncredited)
 1931 Always Goodbye
Merson
 1931 Dracula
Doctor Seward
 1930 Under Suspicion
Maj. Manners
 1930 Old English
Mr. Brownbee (uncredited)
 1930 The Lady of Scandal
Lord Crayle
 1929 The Last of Mrs. Cheyney
Lord Elton
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Play: Dracula. Drama. Written by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston. Based on the novel by Bram Stoker. Directed by Ira Hards. Fulton Theatre: 5 Oct 1927- May 1928 (closing date unknown/261 performances). Cast: Herbert Bunston (as "Dr. Seward") [final Broadway role], Alfred Frith (as "Butterworth"), Nedda Harrigan (as "Miss Wells,... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

Emily Fox Chaffey  (his death)  (1 child)
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Trivia:

Bunston was cremated. His ashes were given to his widow.

Star Sign:

Aries

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