Bruce Dern

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Bruce MacLeish Dern (born June 4, 1936) is an American film actor. He also appeared as a guest star in numerous television shows. He frequently takes roles as a character actor, often playing unstable and villainous characters. Dern appeared in more than 80 feature films and made for TV movies.

MOVIE CREDITS:
1972: Freeman Lowell - Silent Running
1986: Wes Holman - On the Edge
1975: Robert "Big Bob" Freelander - Smile
1976: Grayson Potchuck - Won Ton Ton: the Dog Who Saved Hollywood
1969: Keeg - The Cycle Savages
1981: Karl Kinsky - Tattoo
2008: Howard Blaime - Swamp Devil
1980: Bobby Lee - Middle Age Crazy
1971: Roger - The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant
1976: William Brandels - Folies bourgeoises
1982: Harry Tracy - Harry Tracy, Desperado
2011: Himself - Miller's Tale
2013: Woody Grant - Nebraska
1982: George Sitkowski - That Championship Season
1991: T.L. Barston - Into the Badlands
1994: Payton McCay - Dead Man's Revenge
2015: Austin Kittredge Sr. - Northern Borders
2019: Claude - Remember Me
2019: Mallincrkordt - Swing Low
1978: The Detective - The Driver
1976: George Lumley - Family Plot
1970: Kevin Dirkman - Bloody Mama
1989: Lt. Mark Rumsfield - The 'Burbs
1996: Sheriff Ed Galt - Last Man Standing
2003: Sheriff Hutch Hutchinson - Hard Ground
1973: Insp. Leo Larsen SFPD - The Laughing Policeman
1970: J.J. Weston - Rebel Rousers
1975: Jack Strawhorn - Posse
1977: Lander - Black Sunday
1972: Jason Staebler - The King of Marvin Gardens
2013: Vance - Coffin Baby
2011: Sheriff Bobby LaGrange - Twixt
1991: Junior Stoker - Carolina Skeletons
1985: Rob Charters - Toughlove
2001: Himself - Plotting 'Family Plot'
2017: Richard Morton - American Violence
2017: Davenport Lear - The Lears
2015: Narrator (voice) - The Millionaires' Unit
2019: Mr. Snowcone - Freaks
Hank - Hands that Bind
Crimes of Passion II
2019: Himself - Actor - QT8: The First Eight
2019: Reginald Cooke - Badland
Ravage
2003: Thomas - Monster
1974: Tom Buchanan - The Great Gatsby
1967: John - The Trip
1978: Capt. Bob Hyde - Coming Home
1966: Joe 'Loser' Kearns - The Wild Angels
2008: Captain Perez - The Golden Boys
1972: Long Hair - The Cowboys
1987: Ethan - World Gone Wild
2007: Easy - The Cake Eaters
1988: Cliff Denny - 1969
2006: Ellis Brawley - Believe in Me
2009: Bennie - The Lightkeepers
1992: John Gillon - Diggstown
1972: Smitty - Thumb Tripping
1969: Richie Fowler - Number One
1998: Capt. Swaggert - Perfect Prey
1987: Douglas Osborne - Roses Are for the Rich
2013: Christian Dobbe - Fighting for Freedom
1995: Patrick Leary - Mrs. Munck
2017: Oswald Flannigan - Class Rank
2010: Drive He Said: A Cautionary Tale of Campus Revolution and Sexual Freedom
2020: Richard Smythson - The Artist's Wife
1966: Turk - Gallegher Goes West
2020: Levi Coffin - Emperor
2001: Alvin Begleiter - The Glass House
1990: Garrett "Uncle Bud" Stoker - After Dark, My Sweet
1968: Steve Davis - Psych-Out
1969: Lt. Billy Byron Bix - Castle Keep
2009: Creepy Carl - The Hole
2003: Sean McNally - Milwaukee, Minnesota
1971: Coach Bullion - Drive, He Said
1999: McGurdy - If... Dog... Rabbit
2013: Grandpa - Pete's Christmas
1994: George Putnam - Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight
1987: M. Edwards - The Big Town
2014: Georgie Wits - Cut Bank
1987: Uncle Tom's Cabin
1999: Winston - Hard Time: The Premonition
2010: Dale - Trim
2018: Joe Kennedy - Chappaquiddick
2001: Harry Volpi - Madison
2017: Doc Rivers O'Roark - Hickok
2019: Myles - The Mustang
2008: Interviewee - The Making of Rebecca
1999: Mr. Dudley - The Haunting
2005: Charlie - Down in the Valley
1996: Rear Admiral Yancy Graham - Down Periscope
1967: Deputy Samuel P. Tippen - Waterhole #3
2011: Dr. Ronald Pendleton - Choose
2006: Gene - The Hard Easy
2017: Dorlan - Our Souls at Night
2019: Clay Carter - Inherit the Viper
2010: Himself - America Lost and Found: The BBS Story
2019: PopPop - Nation's Fire
1967: Rafe Quint - Will Penny
1968: Miller - Hang 'em High
1961: Joe Krajac - The Crimebusters
2012: James - Hitting the Cycle
2019: Carl - The Peanut Butter Falcon
2003: Himself - Time Machine: When Cowboys Were King
2018: Ronnie Ashemore - Nostalgia
2018: Calvin - Warning Shot
2018: King - American Dresser
1969: Joe Danby - Support Your Local Sheriff
2011: Vic Small - Inside Out
1960: Jack Roper - Wild River
1990: Scout Ed Higgins - The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson
1972: Himself - The Making of Silent Running
1989: John Hollander - Trenchcoat in Paradise
2018: Himself - Trumbull Land
1971: Deputy Doyle Pickett - Who Killed the Mysterious Mr. Foster?
2006: Hal - The Astronaut Farmer
1969: James - They Shoot Horses, Don't They?
1995: Will Plummer - Wild Bill
2015: General Sandy Smithers - The Hateful Eight
2018: Grandpa Roman Wershe - White Boy Rick
1967: Hammond - The War Wagon
1995: John Walker - A Mother's Prayer
2010: BBStory: An American Film Renaissance
2009: Cliff - American Cowslip
1964: John Mayhew - Hush... Hush, Sweet Charlotte
1967: Johnny May - The St. Valentine's Day Massacre
2001: Himself - It Conquered Hollywood! The Story of American International Pictures
2000: Judge - All the Pretty Horses
2019: George Spahn - Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
2003: Editor - Masked and Anonymous
2006: Chester - Walker Payne
2018: Grandpa - Lez Bomb
1964: Sailor - Marnie
1998: Link Static - Small Soldiers
1996: The Chief - Mulholland Falls
2011: himself - Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel
2012: Old Man Carrucan - Django Unchained
1973: Deputy (uncredited) - Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

TV CREDITS:
1961: Cain's Hundred
1965: The F.B.I.
1996: E! True Hollywood Story
2006: Frank Harlow - Big Love
1965: Laredo
1968: Lancer
1963: The Fugitive
1959: Rawhide
1965: The Big Valley
1969: Then Came Bronson
1961: Ben Casey
1959: The Detectives
1963: Kraft Suspense Theatre
1997: King of the Hill
1960: Route 66
2004: CSI: NY
1960: Surfside 6
1968: Thorg - Land of the Giants
1955: Gunsmoke
1958: Naked City
2006: Big Love
1958: Sea Hunt
1963: The Greatest Show on Earth
1970: The Immortal
1962: The Virginian
1967: The High Chaparral
1965: The Loner
1965: Run for Your Life
1960: Thriller
1965: Branded
1962: Stoney Burke
1963: The Outer Limits
1975: Host - Saturday Night Live
1985: Stanley Mott - Space
2017: John Rothstein - Mr. Mercedes
2003: Himself - Real Time with Bill Maher