Bruce Campbell

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Bruce Campbell

Producer, Actor, The people behind the scenes

Born: June 22, 1958, in Birmingham, Michigan, United States

American film actor and television director, screenwriter and producer. Known for participation in the trilogy «The Evil Dead» (The Evil Dead) in 1980.

Bruce Campbell (Bruce Lorne Campbell) was born in the summer of 1958, in Birmingham, the son of a traveling advertiser and amateur actors. Bruce Campbell in the company of brothers grew up in the vicinity of Michigan. He became interested in the cinema still in school, and making short videos in the company classmates Sam Raimi (Sam Raimi).

Creative way Bruce Campbell / Bruce Campbell

When Bruce Campbell became a student at Western Michigan University, students presented the tape «Within the Woods», which became the forerunner of a series of feature-length horror “The Evil Dead” and interested investors.

Later, Bruce Campbell and Sam Raimi engaged in the production of a horror movie. They are attracted to the film-making process of all the relatives and friends, and created a unique project that eventually became classics of the genre “horror».

Bruce Campbell played a major role, and starred in the sequels «The Evil Dead 2» (Evil Dead II) in 1987 and «The Evil Dead 3 Army of Darkness » (Army of Darkness) in 1992.

– The first issue of “The Evil Dead” – a bunch of students who are not yet able to play, but full of enthusiasm. Ten years later came the third part, which was just as stupid, but it looked like a decent action.

This tandem actor and still maintains friendly relations – Bruce Campbell even played bit parts in a trilogy of his friend Sam Raimi “Spider-Man» (Spider-Man) in the 2000s.

The fame it has also brought the role of Autolycus, the patron saint of thieves in Greek mythology, in serials mystical projects “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys» (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys) and “Xena – Warrior Princess» (Xena: Warrior Princess). He even acted as a director of several series.

– Each of my character – is a huge part of me. The actors who claim that they can easily get into any role – either schizophrenic or a liar. Sometimes I think that my destiny – starring in low-budget projects and flickering in episodes blockbusters. But I am not interested to cooperate with a huge studio with a bunch of twenty-five young men, tell me what to do.

Bruce Campbell has appeared in several episodes of the acclaimed fantasy “The X-Files» (The X-Files), and in the television series «Black Label» (Burn Notice) in 2007 year. In the latter he appeared in the form of Sam Aix, the former sergeant of the Navy and a private investigator without a license.

In addition, Bruce Campbell announced several video games and cartoon projects. His voice says Rod Redline in the highly anticipated sequel to “Cars 2» (Cars 2). In addition to the film, the actor devotes a lot of time literature: Bruce Campbell has presented his autobiography «If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor» in 2002, and she suddenly became a bestseller.

In May 2005, Bruce Campbell published a book «Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way ». In early 2001, he led a column in the publication «X Ray».

In 2012, it became known that Bruce Campbell star in the adventure film “Oz the Great and Powerful» (Oz the Great and Powerful), along with James Franco (James Franco) and Mila Kunis (Mila Kunis).

Personal life Bruce Campbell / Bruce Campbell

In 1983, the actor married a girl named Christina Devyu. The family had children: Rebecca and Andy, but it did not save the couple from breaking up, and in 1989 Bruce Campbell divorced.

He settled in his own estate in Jacksonville, state of Oregon, in the company of his second wife, designer Ida Girone (Ida Gearon). Their acquaintance took place on the set of pictures «Blurred mind» (Mindwarp) in 1990.

Filmography Bruce Campbell / Bruce Campbell

  • Oz the Great and Powerful / Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), rumors
  • Tar / Tar (2012), Goody
  • Drinking glory / Addicted to Fame (2011), Greig
  • 2 Cars / Cars 2 (2011), Rod ‘Torque’ Redline, voice
  • Black Label: The Fall of Sam Aix / Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (TV, 2011), Sam Axe
  • Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs / Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009), Mayor Shelbourne, voice
  • White rice / White on Rice (2009), Muramoto, voice
  • Memories of Moab (video, 2008), Short
  • Black Label / Burn Notice (TV series 2007 -.), Sam Axe
  • Spider-Man 3 / Spider-Man 3 (2007), Maître d ‘
  • My Name Is Bruce / My Name Is Bruce (2007), Bruce Campbell
  • Fast Food Team / Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters (2007), Chicken Bittle, voice
  • To replace / The Replacements (TV series, 2006 – 2009), Uncle Phil
  • The Ant Bully / The Ant Bully (2006), Fugax, voice
  • Touch the top of the world / Touch the Top of the World (TV 2006), Ed Weihenmayer
  • Dark Forest / The Woods (2006), Joe Fasulo
  • Aerobatics / Sky High (2005), Coach Boomer
  • A man screaming with brain / Man with the Screaming Brain (2005), William Cole
  • Alien Apocalypse / Alien Apocalypse (TV, 2005), Ivan
  • Robot Chicken / Robot Chicken (TV series 2005 -.), Red Power Ranger / Car Chase Narrator
  • The invincible team of super-monkeys / Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! (TV series, 2004 – 2006), Captain Shuggazoom, voice
  • Spider-Man 2 / Spider-Man 2 (2004), Snooty Usher
  • Megas Ex-El-Ar / Megas XLR (TV series, 2004 – 2005), Magnaminous
  • Duck Dodgers (TV series, 2003 – 2005), Pork Piggler, voice
  • My Life as a Teenage Robot / My Life as a Teenage Robot (TV series, 2003 – 2009), Himcules, voice
  • Drugs / Drugs (Video 2003), Bruce; Short
  • The invasion of Earth / Terminal Invasion (TV, 2002), Jack
  • Fraudsters / Serving Sara (2002), Gordon Moore
  • Bubba Ho-Tep / Bubba Ho-Tep (2002), Elvis Presley, Sebastian Haff
  • Spider-Man / Spider-Man (2002), Ring Announcer
  • Majestic / The Majestic (2001), Roland the Intrepid Explorer
  • The Legend of Tarzan / The Legend of Tarzan (TV series, 2001 – 2003), Max Liebling, voice
  • Brains Hubert / Hubert’s Brain (2001), Thompson, voice; Short
  • The Making of ‘Evil Dead II’ or The Gore the Merrier (video, 2000), Ash / Himself; Short
  • Second Chance / Timequest (2000), William Roberts
  • ahead / Icebreaker (2000), Carl Greig
  • Handyman / Jack of All Trades (series 2000), Daring Dragoon
  • Beggars and electors / Beggars and Choosers (TV series, 1999 – 2001), Jack
  • From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money / From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (Video, 1999), Barry
  • La patinoire (1998), Actor
  • Charmed / Charmed (TV series, 1998 – 2006), FBI Agent Jackman
  • The Gold Rush / Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (TV, 1998), Pierce Thomas ‘PT’ Madison
  • Missing Links (TV, 1997), Ray
  • Volkswagen Beetle / The Love Bug (TV, 1997), Hank Cooper
  • Running time / Running Time (1997), Carl
  • Police Time / Timecop (TV series, 1997 – 1998), Agent Tommy Maddox
  • Navy McHale / McHale’s Navy (1997), Virgil
  • A battle of minds / Menno’s Mind (1997), Mick Dourif, Rebel Leader
  • a blaze of glory / In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory (TV, 1997), Jeff Erickson
  • The mutiny in space / Assault on Dome 4 (TV, 1996), Alex Windham
  • Escape from LA / Escape from LA (1996), Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
  • Tornado / Tornado! (TV, 1996), Jake Thorne
  • Sheriff from Hell / American Gothic (TV series, 1995 – 1996), Lt. Drey
  • Xena – Warrior Princess / Xena: Warrior Princess (TV series, 1995 – 2001), Autolycus
  • Congo / Congo (1995), Charles Travis, RB’s Son
  • Quick and the Dead / The Quick and the Dead (1995), Wedding Shemp
  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys / Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV series, 1995 – 1999), Autolycus
  • Ellen / Ellen (TV series, 1994 – 1998), Ed Billik
  • Hudsucker Proxy / The Hudsucker Proxy (1994), Smitty
  • The miracles of science / Weird Science (TV series, 1994 – 1997), Gene the Genie
  • Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman / & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (TV series, 1993 – 1997) Lois, Bill Church Jr.
  • The X-Files / The X Files (TV series, 1993 – 2002), Wayne Weinsider
  • The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. / The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV series, 1993 – 1994), Brisco County Jr.
  • Homicide / Homicide: Life on the Street (TV series, 1993 – 1999), Jake Rodzinsky
  • HBO: First Look / HBO First Look (TV series 1992 -.), Roland the Intrepid Explorer / Himself
  • The Evil Dead 3: Army of Darkness / Army of Darkness (1992), Ash
  • Eddie Presley / Eddie Presley (1992), Asylum Attendant
  • Wax Museum 2 / Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1991), John Loftmore
  • Lunatics: A Love Story / Lunatics: A Love Story (1991), Ray
  • A Scanner Darkly mind / Mindwarp (1990), Stover
  • A man of Darkness / Darkman (1990), Final Shemp
  • Maniac Cop 2 / Maniac Cop 2 (1990), Jack Forrest
  • Sunset: Vampires in exile / Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989), Van Helsing
  • Moontrap / Moontrap (1989), Ray Tanner
  • Intruder / Intruder (1989), Officer Howard
  • Maniac Cop / Maniac Cop (1988), Jack Forrest
  • 2 Evil Dead / Evil Dead II (1987), Ashley ‘Ash’ J. Williams
  • Crime Wave / Crimewave (1985), Renaldo ‘The Heel’
  • Early shorts Sam Raimi / Sam Raimi Early Shorts (Video 1984)
  • Going back / Going Back (1984), Brice Chapman
  • Cleveland Smith: Bounty Hunter (1982), Cleveland Smith; Short
  • Torro. Torro. Torro! (1981), Officer; Short
  • The Evil Dead / The Evil Dead (1981), Ashley ‘Ash’ J. Williams
  • A quiet marina / Knots Landing (TV series, 1979 – 1993), Joel Benson
  • In the woods / Within the Woods (video, 1978), Bruce; Short
  • Shemp Eats the Moon (1978), Shemp Malone; Short
  • This is murder! / It’s Murder! (1977), Police Officer on Bicycle
  • Oedipus Rex / Oedipus Rex (1972), Kreon; Short
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