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Bruce McRae

Personal information
Birth dateJanuary 15, 1867
Place of birthIndia
Date of deathMay 7, 1927(age 60)
Death placeCity Island, Bronx, New York
OccupationStage, film actor

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Bruce McRae (January 15, 1867, India - May 7, 1927 City Island, New York, was an American stage and early silent film actor.

Born in India in 1867 he entered acting as a stage actor. He was the first actor to play Dr. Watson to William Gillette's Sherlock Holmes. For several years, 1903-1908 he worked as leading man to the young Ethel Barrymore. He also with the likes of Douglas Fairbanks and William Garwood in 1908. After making his reputation acting in various Broadway plays, he moved into film in 1914 starring in about 10 films until his retirement in 1922.

He died at his home on City Island, Bronx in early May 1927.

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