Bruce Davison

Born Jun 28, 1946

Bruce Davison is an American actor and director.

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1946 Birth Born on June 28, 1946.


1964 18 Years Old He graduated in 1964 at Marple Newtown Senior High School, and entered Penn State as an art major but stumbled into acting when he accompanied a friend to an audition. … Read More


1968 22 Years Old Davison made his Broadway debut in Tiger at the Gates in 1968. … Read More
1969 23 Years Old Davison was one of a quartet of newcomers including Barbara Hershey, Richard Thomas, and Catherine Burns when he made his film debut in Last Summer in 1969.
1970 24 Years Old In 1970, he played opposite Kim Darby in the film about peaceful student protest and its violent outcome The Strawberry Statement.
1971 25 Years Old A year later he portrayed the title role in the 1971 version of Willard, the first of two, as of the year 2015, to have been based on the novel Ratman's Notebooks. … Read More


1978 32 Years Old In 1978, he appeared as Dean Torrence opposite Richard Hatch in the made-for-TV biopic Deadman's Curve (the story of 1960s pop duo Jan & Dean). … Read More
1981 35 Years Old In 1981 he had the lead role in The Wave, based on real events, starring as a history teacher who had conducted an experiment in Nazi philosophy on his own students. … Read More
1983 37 Years Old In 1983, Davison was cast by Joseph Papp in the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival production of King Richard III. … Read More
1985 39 Years Old He also played the role of Ruby in the 1985 comedy Spies Like Us, starring Dan Aykroyd and Chevy Chase.


1990 44 Years Old In 1990, he portrayed a gay man whose lover is dying of AIDS, in Longtime Companion. … Read More
1995 49 Years Old Davison went on to appear in other movies addressing AIDS: in 1995's The Cure, he portrayed a physician sought by a young boy with AIDS in search of medical help.


1996 50 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1996, Davison appeared in the film It's My Party, which chronicled the true events of a man dying with AIDS who decides to hold a farewell party for family and friends before taking his own life. … Read More
2001 55 Years Old In 2001, Davison directed the TV film Off Season, which starred his Lovelife co-star Sherilyn Fenn, Rory Culkin, Hume Cronyn, and Adam Arkin.


2006 60 Years Old Davison married Michele Correy on April 30, 2006, and they have a daughter, Sophia Lucinda Davison, born on May 29, 2006.
2007 61 Years Old In 2007, Davison returned to the big screen, playing Eric O'Neill's father in Breach. … Read More
2010 64 Years Old 1 More Event
Davison also played the role of Dr. Silberman, the psychiatrist who once tormented Sarah Connor, in the seventh episode of Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. In May 2010, Davison was cast to portray art dealer Wilhelm Van Schlagel for several episodes on ABC's General Hospital to begin airing in July, 2010.
2011 65 Years Old In 2011 he starred as Police Chief Kirkhoven in the movie "Munger Road". … Read More
2016 70 Years Old In 2016, Davison will star as Dr. Stanley Cole in the comedy/fantasy "Abnormal Attraction".
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