Hollywood star - from Frenchay!

October 27 2017

THE Hollywood career of a local-born actor will feature in a new exhibition about Frenchay School, which was founded 175 years ago.

THE Hollywood career of a local-born actor will feature in a new exhibition about Frenchay School, which was founded 175 years ago.

The exhibition, at Frenchay Museum, includes a display about Nigel de Brulier, who was born Francis Packer and went on to have an illustrious career in the film industry.

Francis was born in one of the lodges of Frenchay Park in 1877 and was educated at Frenchay School until he was 11-years-old, when he left to start work in Frenchay Park House as a hall boy. In 1897 he emigrated to America and  began his movie career.

Entry is free.