Bramwell Fletcher

Highest Rated: 93% The Mummy (1932)
Lowest Rated: 67% Nana (1934)
Birthday: Feb 20, 1904
Birthplace: Not Available
After a brief stint as an insurance clerk, British actor Bramwell Fletcher took to the stage, making his theatrical debut with the Shakespeare Memorial Company in 1927. After making his first London-produced film in 1928, Fletcher appeared on Broadway in 1929, and like many actors who could "talk British" he was spirited away to Hollywood during the earliest days of the sound-film boom. Fletcher went from actor to "type" in Hollywood, portraying slightly callow Englishmen in such pictures as Will Rogers' So This is London (1930) and the Ronald Colman version of Raffles (1930). Acting in the company of Katharine Hepburn and John Barrymore in A Bill of Divorcement (1932), poor Fletcher all but vanished from view, so it's little wonder that he sought the more fulfilling environs of the theatre. With his first wife Helen Chandler, Fletcher toured in several plays, notably Noel Coward's Tonight at 8:30, and after leaving movies for good and all in 1943, he worked uninterruptedly in both theatre and television. In 1965, the actor scored a critical success in Broadway's The Bernard Shaw Story, which he also wrote. Despite his thespic accomplishments, Fletcher earned his niche in Hollywood history for two things, one private, one public. The "private" thing was his second marriage to the tragic Diana Barrymore, a union later dramatized in the 1958 movie Too Much Too Soon, wherein Fletcher's name was changed to "Vincent Bryant" and he was played by the most un-Fletcherlike Efrem Zimbalist Jr. The public thing was Bramwell Fletcher's brief but unforgettable appearance in The Mummy (1932), in which, after being driven mad by the sight of a 3000-year-old mummy coming to life, Fletcher insanely giggles "It...it went for a little walk!"

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
No Score Yet Immortal Sergeant Symes 1943
89% Random Harvest Harrison 1942
No Score Yet The Undying Monster (The Hammond Mystery) Dr. Jeff Colbert 1942
No Score Yet White Cargo Wilbur Ashley 1942
86% The Scarlet Pimpernel Priest 1935
67% Nana Actor 1934
No Score Yet The Right to Romance Man with the Macey's 1933
No Score Yet Only Yesterday Scott Hughes 1933
93% The Mummy Norton 1932
No Score Yet A Bill of Divorcement Gareth 1932
83% Svengali Billee 1931
No Score Yet The Millionaire Carter Andrews 1931
No Score Yet Daughter of the Dragon Ronald Petrie 1931
No Score Yet Raffles Bunny 1930
No Score Yet So This Is London Alfred Honeycutt 1930

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