Biography

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Bruce Lee Penhall (born May 10, 1957 in Balboa, California, U.S.) is an American former motorcycle speedway racer who also starred in television and in film. He was the World Speedway Champion in 1981 and 1982 and rode for the successful Cradley Heath Heathens speedway team in the United Kingdom. He retired from speedway racing the night he won his second World Championship in 1982 in front of his home crowd at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

In his relatively short career Bruce Penhall appeared in 7 World Finals in all speedway competitions including the riding for the United States in the World Pairs Championship and the World Team Cup. He would win 4 World Championships in total, adding the 1981 World Pairs and 1982 World Team Cup to his individual titles.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Bruce Lee Penhall (born May 10, 1957 in Balboa, California, U.S.) is an American former motorcycle speedway racer who also starred in television and in film. He was the World Speedway Champion in 1981 and 1982 and rode for the successful Cradley Heath Heathens speedway team in the United Kingdom. He retired from speedway racing the night he won his second World Championship in 1982 in front of his home crowd at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

In his relatively short career Bruce Penhall appeared in 7 World Finals in all speedway competitions including the riding for the United States in the World Pairs Championship and the World Team Cup. He would win 4 World Championships in total, adding the 1981 World Pairs and 1982 World Team Cup to his individual titles.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 14

Birthday 1957-05-10

Place of Birth Balboa, California, U.S.

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Also Known As

  • Bruce Lee Penhall

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1998 CHiPs '99 as Bruce Nelson
1994 The Dallas Connection as Chris Cannon
1993 Fit to Kill as Bruce Christian
1993 Enemy Gold as Chris Cannon
1992 Renegade (1 episode) as Donny
1992 Hard Hunted as Bruce Christian
1991 Do or Die as Bruce Christian
1990 Guns as Bruce Christian
1989 Savage Beach as Bruce Christian
1988 Picasso Trigger as Hondo
1986 Body Count as Dave Calloway
1981 On Any Sunday II as Himself
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode) as Neil Bonhoff
1977 CHiPs (139 episodes) as Bruce Nelson

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