Bruce Campbell

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Bruce Lorne Campbell
  • Birth Place: Royal Oak, MI
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/22/1958, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; screenwriter
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Bruce Campbell Fast Facts:
  • Appeared in community-theater productions of Sweet Bird of Youth and South Pacific while in high school.
  • After meeting Sam Raimi in a high-school drama class, starred in a number of Super 8 films by future director Raimi and future movie producer Robert Tapert; later cast in most of Raimi's movies, including the Spider-Man series.
  • Made his big-screen debut in Raimi's 1981 cult classic Evil Dead as the one liner-spouting Ash, a role he reprised in sequels Evil Dead II (1987) and Army of Darkness (1992).
  • Earned his first TV starring role as the title character in Fox's 1993-94 sci-fi/western The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.
  • Released his first book in 2001, the New York Times bestselling memoir If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor; followed that in 2005 with a semi-autobiographical novel, Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way.
  • Won the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival's Film Discovery Jury Award for Best Actor for his role as Elvis in Don Coscarelli's acclaimed 2002 horror-comedy Bubba Ho-tep.
  • Directed and starred in the 2007 film My Name Is Bruce, which lampooned his career.
  • Traveled to Iraq in 2009 to visit the troops with his brother Don, who was a military adviser for the tour, and his Burn Notice costar Jeffrey Donovan.
  • Bruce Campbell Relationships:
  • Joanne Campbell - Mother
  • Michael Campbell - Half Brother
  • Don Campbell - Brother
  • Ida Gearon - Wife
  • Andy Campbell - Son
  • Charlie Campbell - Father
  • Christine Deveau - Ex-wife
  • Rebecca Campbell - Daughter
  • Bruce Campbell Awards:
  • 1970 Emmy: Outstanding Variety or Musical Program - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

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