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.
1970, Emmy — Outstanding Variety or Musical Program: Nominee
Don Campbell — Brother
Ida Gearon — Wife
Joanne Campbell — Mother
Michael Campbell — Half Brother
Andy Campbell — Son
Charlie Campbell — Father
Christine Deveau — Ex-wife
Rebecca Campbell — Daughter
Attended Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States