Character player often cast as a crotchety old man. Bramble is best known as Paul's mischevious uncle in the Beatles romp "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) and as the elder title character of "Steptoe and Son," the British TV series that spawned America's "Sanford and Son."
Cast (Feature Film)
Feature debut in Charles Crichton's, "Another Shore"
Appeared in various London stage productions including, "Blind Man's Bluff" and "Stop It, Whoever You Are"
Featured role as Paul's Grandfather in the Beatles flick, "A Hard Day's Night"
Final feature appearance, "Sword of the Valiant--The Legend of Gawain and the Green Knight"