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  Bruce Dern - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bruce MacLeish Dern (born Winnetka, Illinois, June 4, 1936) is an American actor.
He is the father of actress Laura Dern and was formerly married to actress Diane Ladd.
His grandfather was George Dern, former Governor of Utah and Secretary of War under Franklin D. Roosevelt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bruce_Dern   (183 words)

 Barnes & Noble.com - Biography - Bruce Dern
Bruce MacLeish Dern is the scion of a distinguished family of politicians and men of letters that includes his uncle, the distinguished poet/playwright Archibald MacLeish.
During this period, Dern played as many victims as victimizers; he was just as memorable being hacked to death by Victor Buono in Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (1965) as he was while attempting to rape Linda Evans on TV's The Big Valley.
Formerly married to actress Diane Ladd, Bruce Dern is the father of actress Laura Dern.
video.barnesandnoble.com /search/biography.asp?userid=4JINSV2UDB&CTR=95034   (556 words)

 Bruce Dern @ Filmbug
Born into Illinois aristocracy, Dern was expected to follow the family tradition of becoming a lawyer.
Instead, Dern became inspired by the effect James Dean had on a theatre audience.
Finally, Dern received his first meaningful recognition with a Best Supporting Actor award from the National Film Critics Association for his role in Jack Nicholson's Drive, He Said.
www.filmbug.com /db/256122   (419 words)

 Trivia from 'Family Plot' - Hitchcock's Most Mormon Film
Bruce Dern was born in Illinois, but he was aware, and perhaps his associates were also aware, that he was the grandson of George Dern, a two-term Democratic governor of Utah.
(Dern was the first Utahn to on the U.S. Cabinet.) George Dern was known as a personable and empathetic leader, and was well liked by the Latter-day Saint majority in the state, although he himself was neither a Latter-day Saint nor a native Utahn (he was a Protestant).
Although not members themselves, the Dern family was very familiar with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day, due to their residence in the state and integration into the community.
www.ldsfilm.com /movies/FamilyPlot.html   (2293 words)

 Monster | Cast | Bruce Dern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bruce Dern's critically-acclaimed, award-winning performances throughout four decades have earned him a reputation as one of the most talented, versatile and prolific actors of his generation.
Numerous honors have been bestowed on Dern's performances since then, including an Academy Award nomination and a Golden Globe nomination for Coming Home, Genie Award nominations for his work in Middle Age Crazy and Harry Tracy, Desperado, and the Best Actor Award at the Berlin Film Festival for That Championship Season.
Away from the camera, Dern remains in full stride, finding time to run at least 10 miles a day.
www.monsterfilm.com /cast/dern.html   (374 words)

 Sports Hollywood - Ten Questions with Bruce Dern
Bruce Dern might be the coolest actor who ever lived.
DERN: Sports betting is all about money management, so the most money won on one event is not the most important thing.
DERN: People were angry that I "killed their buddy…" It was a movie folks.
www.sportshollywood.com /askdern.html   (486 words)

 Tony Bray Interviews Bruce Dern in July 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dern about the movie, his career and matters related to the art of acting.
Every year from 1845 to 1869, when the railroad was finished, women in a wagon train would leave St. Louis the day after the Fourth of July and walk all the way to Sacramento, encountering some of the worse gang wars anybody could ever dream of.
Dern quote: "The day-to-day was pretty easy, but at the end of the shoot I got dumped by a horse and ended up breaking my collarbone and some ribs.
www.tv-now.com /intervus/bdern   (2363 words)

 Bruce Dern - Cinema.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dern's critically acclaimed and award-winning performances over four decades have earned him a reputation as one of the most prolific and versatile actors of his generation.
Dern then went on to Hollywood, where had role in over 100 television shows and movies.
Dern's starring credits reveal uncommon versatility, with roles in such films as "Marnie," "The Great Gatsby," "Family Plot," "Black Sunday," "Smile," "The Driver," "The King of Marvin Gardens," "They Shoot Horses, Don't They," "Tattoo," "Space," "Diggstown" and "Toughlove." More recently, he was seen in "Down Periscope," "Mulholland Falls," "Last Man Standing" and "The Haunting."
www.cinema.com /people/4105/bruce_dern/biography.phtml   (275 words)

 Bruce Dern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Born in Winnetka, IL; educated at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia and the Actors Studio.
Dern has occasionally proved himself an engaging lead, particularly in Douglas Trumbull's poignant science-fiction fable, SILENT RUNNING (1971).
Formerly married (1960 - 1969) to actress Diane Ladd and father of actress Laura Dern.
theoscarsite.com /whoswho6/dern_b.htm   (131 words)

WHEN BRUCE DERN smiles at you, there's a tendency to check to see if you still have your wallet.
Dern, after all, is the only screen villain who successfully shot John Wayne dead.
Dern is not without a little bitterness about the way Hollywood has refused to give him starring roles.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1996/vp960922/09200078.htm   (934 words)

 People Weekly: Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd and Laura Dern, actors. (Generations 1974-1994; People Weekly 20 Years) (Brief ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bruce Dern, Diane Ladd and Laura Dern, actors.
They were New York City-trained, street-smart and edgy, qualities that led to constant -- if quirky -- casting when Bruce Dern and wife Diane Ladd moved to Hollywood in 1962.
Says Bruce, 57: "We played every sicko imaginable, people who were stoned or imbeciles or bullies." No surprise then that Diane, 61, who separated from Bruce when Laura was 2 months old, advised her daughter, "Be a doctor.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:14862466&refid=holomed_1   (203 words)

 Black Sunday (1977)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
An ex-Navy pilot and prisoner of war(Bruce Dern) teams with a devout member(Marthe Keller) of the Black September terrorist group to hijack/fly the Goodyear blimp and shoot a quarter million rifle darts into the Orange Bowl.
Among the 80,000 football fans in attendance watching the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl X is the President of the United States.
Dern is like a lunatic tightroping the edge of sanity.
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 Amazon.ca: Video: The King of Marvin Gardens [IMPORT]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Dern has a big-money scam that's also high risk, particularly to himself if the fl-crime syndicate he's ripping off ever gets wind of it.
Dern turns in a fine performance-comparable to his performance in SMILE(very different characters, both great performances).
Along with Bruce Dern, as Nicholson,s brother, this film examines just how disconnected from reality certain "apparently mainstream" folks are.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/6302768802   (748 words)

 Great Character Actors
We don’t often think of Bruce Dern as a character actor probably because in his prime he played lead roles more often.
In fact, he is the epitome of a character actor and has played some despicably evil villains and oddballs as well as some complex characters in other categories.
He was born Bruce MacLeish Dern on June 4, 1936 in Winnetka, Illinois, near Chicago, to a politically industrious family.
www.dougmacaulay.com /kingspud/sel_by_actor_index_2.php?actor_first=Bruce&actor_last=Dern   (560 words)

 Amazon.ca: Video: Last Man Standing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The story's essentially the same but the setting has been switched to a dusty, almost ghostly Texas town in the 1930s, where two rival Chicago gangs are locked in an uneasy truce.
Bruce Willis plays the lone drifter who allies himself with both gangs to his own advantage, working both sides against each other according to his own hidden agenda.
The violence escalates to a bloody climax, of course, with Christopher Walken, David Patrick Kelly, and Michael Imperioli as trigger-happy lieutenants in a lonely, desolate war.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0780619641   (725 words)

 Bruce Dern
Screen veteran Bruce Dern and his dazzling daughter Laura find that movie success is both wild and sweet.
Laura Dern, daughter of Bruce (and Diane Ladd) steps out on her own with a star role in 'Mask.' (People Weekly)
Bruce Dern attends a showing of "Monster" at AFI Fest 2003 on Sunday, November 16, 2003, in Los Angeles, California.
www.infoplease.com /ipea/A0762489.html   (263 words)

 Bruce Dern - MovieActors.com
Bruce Dern was born on June 4, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois.
Bruce was formerly married to actress Diane Ladd, their daughter is actress Laura Dern (Jurassic Park).
Bruce Dern in the originial OUTER LIMITS series
www.movieactors.com /actors/brucedern.htm   (157 words)

 Psych-Out / The Trip (1967/1968): Susan Strasberg, Dean Stockwell, Jack Nicholson, Bruce Dern - PopMatters Film Review
Her only clue to his whereabouts is a postcard that reads, "God is alive and well in a sugar cube." In her naiveté, Jenny at first doesn't seem to grasp the psychedelic inspiration behind her brother's message.
Standing out weirdly in each doc is a rambling, unfocused Bruce Dern.
He confesses his alienation from the drug scene (he was a marathon runner at the time and never indulged), and recounts his dismay at what drugs did to his friends.
www.popmatters.com /film/reviews/p/psych-out.shtml   (1562 words)

 DVDs starring Bruce Dern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, this is the story of John Grady Cole and Lacey Rawlins.
After being deserted by his crew, a veteran rancher is forced to hire a group of schoolboys to assist him on a cattle drive.
Stars: Bruce Dern, Bonnie Bedelia, Susannah York, Jane Fonda
www.vatfreedvds.co.uk /dvd/stars/7200000002066.htm   (312 words)

 Bruce Dern News
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Bruce Willis, Virginia Madsen and Bruce Dern have the right stuff for "The Astronaut Farmer," a quirky drama now shooting in New Mexico.
Drea de Matteo, KaDee Strickland, Sam Shepard and Bruce Dern are set to join Jason Patric in the independent feature film "Walker." The gritty drama set in 1957 centers on a small-town charmer forced to make...
www.topix.net /who/bruce-dern   (432 words)

 Last Man Standing
Bruce Dern studied his craft with Lee Strasberg and Elia Kazan at New York's famous Actors Studio, earning early experience on the New York stage in such dramas as Shadow of a Gunman and Sweet Bird of Youth.
He soon moved to Hollywood, where dozens of small character in films and TV won him recognition for his overheated, combustible energy, parts which often cast him as a villainous, violent thug.
Dern won an Oscar nomination for his role as a scarred Vietnam vet in Coming Home (1978) and has also starred in such motion pictures as Silent Running (1972); Alfred Hitchcock's last film, Family Plot (1975); Black Sunday (1977); and two Walter Hill films, The Driver (1978) and Wild Bill (1995).
www.tnt.tv /title/0,,319268-1428,00.html   (218 words)

 Variety.com - Jeffrey Donovan, Bruce Dern, Samantha Mathis, Heat
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Jeffrey Donovan, Bruce Dern, Samantha Mathis and Heather MatarazzoHeather Matarazzo will star in "Believe in Me," an adaptation of young-adult novel "Brief Garland" by Harold Keith.
The film also marks the bigscreen debut of Diana Taurasi, the WNBA Phoenix Mercury star who was part of the Olympic gold medal-winning U.S. hoops team in Athens.
www.variety.com /article/VR1117911742?categoryid=28&cs=1   (138 words)

 Moviefone: Movie Celebrities - Bruce Dern: MAIN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bruce MacLeish Dern is the scion of a distinguished family of politicians and men of letters that includes his uncle, the distinguished...
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 Bruce Dern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
A tall, slender Method-trained actor, Bruce Dern has utilized his good looks and striking blue eyes in both heroic and villainous roles.
On the small screen, he made guest appearances on shows from "Wagon Train" to "The Fugitive" and was a regular on the Western series "Stoney Burke" (ABC, 1962-63).
www.hollywood.com /celebs/detail/celeb/198285   (840 words)

 Bruce Dern Movies on VHS Tape @ Filmbug   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Movies on VHS tape with or related to Bruce Dern.
With Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, John Hurt, Diane Lane, Keith Carradine, David Arquette, Christina Applegate and Bruce Dern
With Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci and Bruce Dern
www.filmbug.com /db/256122-22   (82 words)

 People Weekly: Daddy's girl. (Jeff Goldblum asks Laura Dern's father, Bruce, for permission to propose to his ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
(Jeff Goldblum asks Laura Dern's father, Bruce, for permission to propose to his daughter)(The Insider) (Column) (Brief Article)
On Christmas Day, Jeff Goldblum gave girlfriend Laura Dern a truly special gift -- a proposal of marriage.
Goldblum, 42, did it the old-fashioned way: He first asked Laura's father, actor Bruce Dern, for permission...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:16014071&refid=ip_almanac_hf   (149 words)

 Xploited Cinema - TATTOO (BRUCE DERN)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Karl Kinsky (Bruce Dern), an unbalanced tattoo artist, becomes dangerously obsessed with Maddy (Maud Adams), a model he meets when he's hired to paint temporary tattoos on a group of women for a photo shoot.
As his obsession grows, Kinsky becomes increasingly determined that Maddy should bear his "mark" forever.
Please read this page if you have any DVD player playback questions.
www.xploitedcinema.com /dvds/dvds.asp?title=2814   (82 words)

 VH1.com : Movies : Person : Bruce Dern : Main
VH1.com : Movies : Person : Bruce Dern : Main
After a prestigious education at New Trier High and Choate Preparatory, Dern enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, only to drop out abruptly in favor...
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