Biography

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).

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).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1912-06-06

Day of Death 2008-06-13

Place of Birth Johannesburg, South Africa

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Also Known As

  • Bruce Lister

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1958 Tarzan and the Trappers as Commissioner Brandini
1954 Charade as Capt. van Buren
1954 King Richard and the Crusaders as Castelaine
1952 Dangerous Assignment (1 episode)
1951 Tales of Robin Hood as Allan-a-Dale
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1 episode)
1949 Celia: The Sinister Affair of Poor Aunt Nora as Larry Peters
1947 Golden Earrings as Richard Byrd
1946 Strange Journey as Roger Blythe
1943 Above Suspicion as Thornley
1943 The Mysterious Doctor as Lt. Christopher 'Kit' Hilton
1942 Eagle Squadron as King
1941 A Yank in the R.A.F. as Flight Lt. Sterling Richardson
1941 Shining Victory as Dr. Bentley
1941 Singapore Woman as Clyde
1941 Shadows on the Stairs as Hugh Bromilow
1940 The Letter as John Withers
1940 Pride and Prejudice as Mr. Bingley
1940 My Son, My Son! as Rory O'Riorden
1940 British Intelligence as Frank Bennett
1940 The Invisible Man Returns as Chaplain
1939 The Witness Vanishes as Lord Noel Stratton
1938 If I Were King as Noel de Jolys
1938 Boy Meets Girl as Rodney Bowman
1936 Crime Over London as Ronald Martin
1936 The Tenth Man as Edward O'Donnell
1936 A Star Fell from Heaven as Winkler
1936 Ourselves Alone as 2nd Lieut. Lingard
1934 Death At Broadcasting House as Peter Ridgwell

Writing

1954 Charade Writer

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