Warburton Gamble

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Warburton Gamble
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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
Gamble with Elsie Ferguson in A Society Exile 1919.

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.


Year Title Role Notes
1917 The Unforseen Henry Traquair
1918 Thirty a Week Freddy Ruyter
1919 The Silver King Herbert Skinner
1919 The Two Brides Count Gabrielle di Marchesi
1919 As a Man Thinks Benjamin De Lota
1919 A Society Exile Lord Bissett
1919 La Belle Russe Phillip Sackton
1919 The Invisible Bond Otis Vale
1920 The Paliser Case Monty Paliser
1920 The Cost Mowbray Langdon
1920 The Law of the Yukon Medford Delaney
1921 Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby Gordon Pell
1921 Fine Feathers John Brand
1921 Dangerous Lies Leonard Pearce
1923 Lights of London Clifford Armytage
1931 Tonight or Never Count Albert von Gronac
1932 As You Desire Me Baron
1932 Fast Life Halstead
1933 Tonight Is Ours Alex
1933 Child of Manhattan Eggleston
1933 A Study in Scarlet Dr. Watson
1933 By Candlelight Baron von Ballin
1936 Blind Man's Bluff Tracy
1936 The Lonely Road Fedden
1940 Spare a Copper Sir Robert (final film role)


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