Warburton Gamble

Evelyn Charles Warburton Gamble (16 December 1882 – 27 August 1945) was a British stage and film actor. Gamble spent a number of years working in Hollywood during the silent and early sound eras. He played the role of Doctor Watson in the 1933 Sherlock Holmes film A Study in Scarlet. His final two films were at Ealing Studios.

Warburton Gamble
Gamble in ad for As a Man Thinks (1919)
Evelyn Charles Warburton Gamble

(1882-12-16)16 December 1882
Died27 August 1945(1945-08-27) (aged 62)
London, England, UK


Year Title Role Notes
1917The UnforseenHenry Traquair
1918Thirty A WeekFreddy Ruyter
1919The Silver KingHerbert Skinner
1919The Two BridesCount Gabrielle di Marchesi
1919As a Man ThinksBenjamin De Lota
1919A Society ExileLord Bissett
1919La Belle RussePhillip Sackton
1919The Invisible BondOtis Vale
1920The Paliser CaseMonty Paliser
1920The CostMowbray Langdon
1920The Law of the YukonMedford Delaney
1921Poor, Dear Margaret KirbyGordon Pell
1921Fine FeathersJohn Brand
1921Dangerous LiesLeonard Pearce
1923Lights of LondonClifford Armytage
1931Tonight or NeverCount Albert von Gronac
1932As You Desire MeBaron
1932Fast LifeHalstead
1933Tonight Is OursAlex
1933Child of ManhattanEggleston
1933A Study in ScarletDr. Watson
1933By CandlelightBaron von Ballin
1936Blind Man's BluffTracy
1936The Lonely RoadFedden
1940Spare a CopperSir Robert(final film role)


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