Bruce MacLeish Dern (born June 4, 1936) is an American film actor. He also appeared as a guest star in numerous television shows. He frequently takes roles as a character actor, often playing unstable and villainous characters. Dern appeared in more than 80 feature films and made for TV movies.

Bruce MacLeish Dern (born June 4, 1936) is an American film actor. He also appeared as a guest star in numerous television shows. He frequently takes roles as a character actor, often playing unstable and villainous characters. Dern appeared in more than 80 feature films and made for TV movies.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 171

Birthday 1936-06-04

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Also Known As

  • Брюс Дерн
  • 布魯斯丹

Acting TV ShowsMovies

The Artist's Wife as Richard Smythson
Crimes of Passion II
Hands that Bind as Hank
2020 Emperor as Levi Coffin
2020 Inherit the Viper as Clay Carter
2019 Badland as Reginald Cooke
2019 QT8: The First Eight as Himself - Actor
2019 Freaks as Mr. Snowcone
2019 Swing Low as Mallincrkordt
2019 The Peanut Butter Falcon as Carl
2019 Remember Me as Claude
2019 Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood as George Spahn
2019 Nation's Fire as PopPop
2019 The Mustang as Myles
2018 Lez Bomb as Grandpa
2018 Trumbull Land as Himself
2018 American Dresser as King
2018 White Boy Rick as Grandpa Roman Wershe
2018 Warning Shot as Calvin
2018 Chappaquiddick as Joe Kennedy
2018 Nostalgia as Ronnie Ashemore
2017 Our Souls at Night as Dorlan
2017 Mr. Mercedes (8 episodes) as John Rothstein
2017 Hickok as Doc Rivers O'Roark
2017 The Lears as Davenport Lear
2017 Class Rank as Oswald Flannigan
2017 American Violence as Richard Morton
2015 The Hateful Eight as General Sandy Smithers
2015 The Millionaires' Unit as Narrator (voice)
2015 Northern Borders as Austin Kittredge Sr.
2014 Cut Bank as Georgie Wits
2013 Pete's Christmas as Grandpa
2013 Fighting for Freedom as Christian Dobbe
2013 Nebraska as Woody Grant
2013 Coffin Baby as Vance
2012 Django Unchained as Old Man Carrucan
2012 Hitting the Cycle as James
2011 Inside Out as Vic Small
2011 Twixt as Sheriff Bobby LaGrange
2011 Miller's Tale as Himself
2011 Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel as himself
2011 Choose as Dr. Ronald Pendleton
2010 BBStory: An American Film Renaissance
2010 America Lost and Found: The BBS Story as Himself
2010 Drive He Said: A Cautionary Tale of Campus Revolution and Sexual Freedom
2010 Trim as Dale
2009 The Lightkeepers as Bennie
2009 The Hole as Creepy Carl
2009 American Cowslip as Cliff
2008 The Golden Boys as Captain Perez
2008 The Making of Rebecca as Interviewee
2008 Swamp Devil as Howard Blaime
2007 The Cake Eaters as Easy
2006 The Hard Easy as Gene
2006 The Astronaut Farmer as Hal
2006 Believe in Me as Ellis Brawley
2006 Walker Payne as Chester
2006 Big Love (3 episodes) (53 episodes) as Frank Harlow
2005 Down in the Valley as Charlie
2004 CSI: NY (1 episode)
2003 Monster as Thomas
2003 Masked and Anonymous as Editor
2003 Hard Ground as Sheriff Hutch Hutchinson
2003 Milwaukee, Minnesota as Sean McNally
2003 Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King as Himself
2001 The Glass House as Alvin Begleiter
2001 It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures as Himself
2001 Plotting 'Family Plot' as Himself
2001 Madison as Harry Volpi
2000 All the Pretty Horses as Judge
1999 If... Dog... Rabbit as McGurdy
1999 The Haunting as Mr. Dudley
1999 Hard Time: The Premonition as Winston
1998 Small Soldiers as Link Static
1998 Perfect Prey as Capt. Swaggert
1997 King of the Hill (1 episode)
1996 Last Man Standing as Sheriff Ed Galt
1996 Mulholland Falls as The Chief
1996 E! True Hollywood Story (1 episode)
1996 Down Periscope as Rear Admiral Yancy Graham
1995 Wild Bill as Will Plummer
1995 A Mother's Prayer as John Walker
1995 Mrs. Munck as Patrick Leary
1994 Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight as George Putnam
1994 Dead Man's Revenge as Payton McCay
1992 Diggstown as John Gillon
1991 Carolina Skeletons as Junior Stoker
1991 Into the Badlands as T.L. Barston
1990 The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson as Scout Ed Higgins
1990 After Dark, My Sweet as Garrett "Uncle Bud" Stoker
1989 Trenchcoat in Paradise as John Hollander
1989 The 'Burbs as Lt. Mark Rumsfield
1988 1969 as Cliff Denny
1987 World Gone Wild as Ethan
1987 The Big Town as M. Edwards
1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin
1987 Roses Are for the Rich as Douglas Osborne
1986 On the Edge as Wes Holman
1985 Toughlove as Rob Charters
1985 Space (5 episodes) as Dr. Stanley Mott as Dr. Stanley Mott
1982 That Championship Season as George Sitkowski
1982 Harry Tracy, Desperado as Harry Tracy
1981 Tattoo as Karl Kinsky
1980 Middle Age Crazy as Bobby Lee
1978 The Driver as The Detective
1978 Coming Home as Capt. Bob Hyde
1977 Black Sunday as Lander
1976 Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood as Grayson Potchuck
1976 The Twist as William Brandels
1976 Family Plot as George Lumley
1975 Saturday Night Live (2 episodes) as Host
1975 Posse as Jack Strawhorn
1975 Smile as Robert "Big Bob" Freelander
1974 The Great Gatsby as Tom Buchanan
1973 The Laughing Policeman as Insp. Leo Larsen SFPD
1973 Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid as Deputy (uncredited)
1972 The King of Marvin Gardens as Jason Staebler
1972 Thumb Tripping as Smitty
1972 Silent Running as Freeman Lowell
1972 The Cowboys as Long Hair
1972 The Making of Silent Running as Himself
1971 Drive, He Said as Coach Bullion
1971 The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant as Roger
1970 The Immortal (1 episode)
1970 Rebel Rousers as J.J. Weston
1970 Bloody Mama as Kevin Dirkman
1969 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? as James
1969 Then Came Bronson (1 episode)
1969 The Cycle Savages as Keeg
1969 Number One as Richie Fowler
1969 Castle Keep as Lt. Billy Byron Bix
1969 Support Your Local Sheriff as Joe Danby
1968 Lancer (2 episodes)
1968 Land of the Giants (1 episode) as Thorg
1968 Hang 'em High as Miller
1968 Psych-Out as Steve Davis
1967 Will Penny as Rafe Quint
1967 Waterhole #3 as Deputy Samuel P. Tippen
1967 The High Chaparral (1 episode)
1967 The Trip as John
1967 The St. Valentine's Day Massacre as Johnny May
1967 The War Wagon as Hammond
1966 Gallegher Goes West as Turk
1966 The Wild Angels as Joe 'Loser' Kearns
1965 The F.B.I. (2 episodes)
1965 The Loner (1 episode)
1965 Laredo (1 episode)
1965 The Big Valley (5 episodes)
1965 Run for Your Life (3 episodes)
1965 Branded (1 episode)
1964 Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte as John Mayhew
1964 Marnie as Sailor
1963 Kraft Suspense Theatre (1 episode)
1963 The Greatest Show on Earth (1 episode)
1963 The Fugitive (5 episodes)
1963 The Outer Limits (1 episode)
1962 Stoney Burke (32 episodes)
1962 The Virginian (3 episodes)
1961 Ben Casey (1 episode)
1961 Cain's Hundred (2 episodes)
1961 The Crimebusters as Joe Krajac
1960 Route 66 (1 episode)
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1960 Thriller (1 episode)
1960 Wild River as Jack Roper
1959 The Detectives (1 episode)
1959 Rawhide (2 episodes)
1958 Naked City (1 episode)
1958 Sea Hunt (1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke (4 episodes)

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