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Bruce Dern

Born Jun 4, 1936

Bruce MacLeish Dern is an American actor. He frequently takes roles as a supporting character actor, often playing villains of unstable nature. Dern has appeared in more than 80 feature films, and was nominated for an Oscar for his work in Coming Home. Dern is the father of actress Laura Dern (1967) by his ex-wife Diane Ladd; married 1960–1969. He married his current wife, Andrea Beckett, in 1969.… Read More

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1936 Birth Born on June 4, 1936.


1960 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Dern is the father of actress Laura Dern (1967) by his ex-wife Diane Ladd; married 1960–1969.
1964 28 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1964, he appeared in a major Alfred Hitchcock film, the psychological thriller Marnie, in a short role as the sailor seen in flashbacks about Marnie's mother.


He married his current wife, Andrea Beckett, in 1969. … Read More
1972 36 Years Old In 1972, he played in four films: as the enemy and killer of John Wayne's character in The Cowboys notable for his character cold-bloodedly shooting Wayne in the back. … Read More


1976 40 Years Old In 1976, he appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's final film Family Plot, playing the boyfriend of a medium played by Barbara Harris; Dern told an interviewer that, due to Hitchcock's failing health, the director often asked his assistance during the production. … Read More
1977 41 Years Old Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby; or a psychotic Goodyear Blimp pilot who launches a terrorist attack at the Super Bowl in 1977's Black Sunday, and as Captain Bob Hyde in 1978's Coming Home, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
1983 47 Years Old In 1983, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival for his role in That Championship Season. … Read More


2010 74 Years Old On November 1, 2010, he was presented the 2,419th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. … Read More
2011 75 Years Old He was honored with a Legend Award at the inaugural Gold Coast International Film Festival on June 1, 2011.
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