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Birthday: August 12, 1956
Place: Noranda, Québec, Canada
Height: 6' 0"
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| Canadian character actor Bruce Greenwood spent the 1970s working in regional Vancouver theater, and appeared in many Canadian TV shows during the '80s. His first American film was a walk-on role in Rambo: First Blood. In the U.S., he fared much better with television pilots, miniseries, and made-for-TV movies. His first big role was Dr. Seth Griffin on St. Elsewhere from 1986-1988. Other TV projects included The FBI Murders, The Servants of Twilight, and Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys. By the '90s, he had found a home for himself on television. Greenwood played Pierce Lawson in 1991 on the evening soap opera Knots Landing, earned a Gemini (the Canadian Emmy) nomination for The Little Kidnappers, and then took home an award for his role in Road to Avonlea. He also starred as Thomas Veil on the UPN dramatic series Nowhere Man and guest starred as Roger Bingham on the HBO comedy series The Larry Sanders Show. He did quite well on NBC, as well, appearing in many TV movies (including Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge) and starring in the sci-fi mystery show Sleepwalkers as Dr. Nathan Bradford.Greenwood made the leap to the big screen with a fellow Canadian, Egyptian-born filmmaker Atom Egoyan. In Exotica, he played the troubled Francis, a tax collector obsessed with a stripper. The film was a hit at the Cannes Film Festival, and Greenwood re-teamed with the director for his next film, The Sweet Hereafter, which won a special jury prize at Cannes, while Greenwood was nominated for a Genie award for his supporting role of mourning father Billy Ansell. By contrast, he played bad guys in mainstream thrillers in the '90s, with starring roles in Disturbing Behavior, Hide and Seek, Double Jeopardy, and Rules of Engagement He may be most well known, however, for playing President John F. Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis in the political thriller Thirteen Days, for which he won a Golden Satellite Award. With this role under his belt, Greenwood moved into more dramatic territory with the A&E miniseries The Magnificent Ambersons as well as a dual role in Egoyan's Ararat. In 2003, he produced fellow Canadian Deepa Mehta's film The Republic of Love and appeared in the action comedy Hollywood Homicide and the sci-fi thriller The Core. Projects for 2004 include Being Julia, I, Robot, and Racing Stripes.
- He is an avid musician and relaxes by singing and playing his electric guitar.
- Bruce was in grade school in Bethesda, Maryland during the Cuban Missile Crisis and remembers the preparations for possible war vividly.
- Auditioned for the parts of Dr. Jeffrey Geiger in "Chicago Hope" and Mike Ryan in Absolutely Perfect.
- Stopped smoking after the pilot of "Nowhere Man."
- Owns the tuxedo he wore in Treacherous Beauties (1994) (TV).
- Began making talking books in 1996, which employs his penchant for dialects.
- Loves to pepper his speech with sound effects and foreign accents.
- Filmed a public service message for Northwest Medical Teams on the plight of Romanian orphans while on "Nowhere Man."
- Won a Gemini (the Canadian Emmy) for Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role for his performance of Caleb Stokes in Road to Avonlea in 1995. Bruce was also nominated for a Gemini for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for his performance of Dr. Willem Hooft in The Little Kidnappers in 1990.
- Broke his ankle in 1985 filming The Climb (1986) while on location in the mountains of Pakistan. He broke his middle finger in 1991 while appearing in "Knots Landing."
- Initially Bruce refused his breakthrough role in "St. Elsewhere" (1982) because he was filming the movie Another Chance (1989) but managed to work on both jobs simultaneously for several weeks.
- Had a year-long contract with Warner Brothers to do television pilots in 1984.
- Lived in a two-bedroom apartment in Laurel Canyon after moving to L.A. and drove a 1972 Toyota pick-up truck. Bruce didn't own an operable television set for many years after his move to L.A.
- Dated his wife for the first time when they were both 15. Bruce has been married for 15 years and has known his wife for more than 25 years.
- First became interested in acting when he saw Brad Dourif's performance as Billy Bibbit in _ One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)_ . He debuted as an actor swinging across stage à la Tarzan in a theater production at UBC. Bruce began his professional acting career in the theatre in Vancouver and didn't decide to act for sure till after his first professional play.
- Auditioned in 1982 for an important part in Psycho II (1983).
- Was supplementing his theatrical career with a job in a chemical factory when he unexpectedly got the part in his first movie, Bear Island (1979).
- Was working on a drilling crew in northern Alberta when a director called with a part in the musical Cruel Tears.
- Broke his leg during a dance routine in the touring company of Cruel Tears. He damaged the same leg in a motorcycle accident three days after the cast came off, a little stunt that left him on crutches for eight more months.
- Played a life-sized puppet in best friend Norman Foote's earliest shows for children.
- Once worked as a diamond driller in the North West Territories to earn money to study at The London Central School of Speech and Learning. He left college one year short of graduation to visit Greece and work on a sailboat -- still his favorite job, ever. He bought a motorcycle the year after that to cruise the United States.
- Bruce attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC for a full year in 1980-1981. He lived on Bleecker St. in Greenwich Village and used a skateboard as transportation.
- Originally had 12 lines in the Stallone film First Blood (1982), and even though his speaking part was cut to a walk-on still got listings in the credits.
- Had his first big screen role in the pilot of the HBO series The Hitchhiker. He came to Los Angeles in 1983 to dub dialog in The Hitchhiker, where he "conditionally" acquired his first agent and got the lead in Legmen -- all within a week. He auditioned for the lead in Falconer in 1984 but was dubbed too youthful looking for the part.
- Graduated from high school in Zurich, Switzerland, where his family lived for 13 months while his father did research. Afterwards Bruce lived on his own, exploring the European ski circuit. He planned on becoming a professional skier until he injured his knee when he was 16. This has resulted in a total of six operations on his right knee, the last one early in 1997. Bruce always wears a brace on his right knee for skiing and other sports. He participated in celebrity ski tournaments during his two seasons with St. Elsewhere.
- Lost a front tooth in a tussle some years ago and cheerfully removed it for his part in The Sweet Hereafter (1997).
- An avid outdoorsman who skis, skydives, sails and hikes.
- During his year with "Nowhere Man" (1995), Bruce became an enthusiastic golfer and occassionally participates in celebrity tournaments.
- Was raised mostly in Vancouver, where his family moved when he was 11. Bruce went to Magee secondary school in the Kerrisdale area of Vancouver. He attended the University of British Columbia for three years where his father was Head of the Geology Department and his mother was a nurse in the extended care unit. Bruce never lived in one place longer than four years. He studied philosophy and economics at UBC and only took his first drama class for an easy credit.
- When Bruce was a child he rarely watched television since it was rationed and he saved up his half-hours to view Wide World of Sports on weekends. Bruce dislikes scary films and - as a child - was even frightened by the monkeys in The Wizard of Oz.
- Had the nickname "Greendog" while growing up.
- Has two younger sisters: Kelly (a nurse) and Lynn (a mother and an activist).
- Born in Noranda, Quebec because his Vancouver-born father was working on a mining project there at the time. Bruce spent the first three years of his life in Princeton, NJ where his father got his graduate degrees, the next three years in Washingon DC and Maryland and the three after that back in Princeton.
- Left handed.
- Bruce's parents are: Hugh John Greenwood and Mary Sylvia Ledingham.
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