Fletcher appeared on the stage in 1927 and made his Broadway debut in 1929. Hollywood and sound films soon beckoned. He made his first film in 1928, S.O.S. Fletcher co-starred in Warner Brothers' 1931 film Svengali with actor John Barrymore, whose daughter Diana, Fletcher would marry a decade later. He had a brief, but notable appearance in The Mummy (1932) as the assistant gone mad. In 1943, he abandoned films for the theatre and television. He wrote and acted in the critically successful 1965 play The Bernard Shaw Story.
His first two wives were actresses. He was married to Helen Chandler from 1935 to 1940 and Diana Barrymore from 1942 to 1946. Both marriages ended in divorce. In 1950 he married Susan Robinson and had 3 children. In 1970 he married Lael Tucker Wertenbaker and remained with her until his death in 1988.
- Chick (1928)
- S.O.S. (1928)
- Raffles (1930)
- So This Is London (1930)
- The Millionaire (1931)
- Svengali (1931)
- Men of the Sky (1931)
- Daughter of the Dragon (1931)
- Once a Lady (1931)
- The Mummy (1932)
- The Face on the Barroom Floor (1932)
- Only Yesterday (1933)
- The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
- The Undying Monster (1942)
- White Cargo (1942)
- Random Harvest (1942)
- Immortal Sergeant (1943)
- "Bramwell Fletcher". BFI.
- "Bramwell Fletcher movies, photos, movie reviews, filmography, and biography - AllMovie". AllMovie.
- "Companions for Bramwell Fletcher". Turner Classic Movies.
- "BRAMWELL FLETCHER". 24 June 1988.
- Bramwell Fletcher at the Internet Movie Database
- Bramwell Fletcher at the Internet Broadway Database
- Bramwell Fletcher at AllMovie
- Obituary in The New York Times
- Bramwell Fletcher papers, 1934-1981, held by the Billy Rose Theatre Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
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