Bruce Dern

Quick Facts of Bruce Dern
Celebrated Name Bruce Dern
Age 83 years old
Nick Name Bruce Dern
Birth Name Bruce MacLeish Dern
Birth Date 1936-06-04
Gender Male
Profession American Actor
Nationality American
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, United States
Father John Dern
Mother Jean MacLeish
Ethnicity Dutch, English, German and Scottish
Horoscope Gemini
Religion Christianity
Education New Trier High School and University of Pennsylvania
Marital Status married
Wife Andrea Beckett
Net Worth $20 million
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches
Weight 70 kg
Hair Color Gray
Eye Color blue
Famous for portraying supporting villainous characters of unstable nature in most of his films like The Cowboys (1972), Posse (1975), Family Plot (1976), Black Sunday (1977), Tattoo (1981), Monster (2003), The Hateful Eight (2015), and Once Upon a Time in Holly
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Who is Bruce Dern?

Bruce Dern is an American actor, often playing supporting villainous characters of unstable nature. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Coming Home (1978) and the Academy Award for Best Actor for Nebraska (2013).[2] His other major film appearances include The Cowboys (1972), Posse (1975), Family Plot (1976), Black Sunday (1977), Tattoo (1981), Monster (2003), The Hateful Eight (2015), and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). He is the father of actress Laura Dern and was formerly married to actress Diane Ladd.

What is Bruce Dern famous for?

Bruce Dern is widely famous for portraying supporting villainous characters of unstable nature in most of his films like The Cowboys (1972), Posse (1975), Family Plot (1976), Black Sunday (1977), Tattoo (1981), Monster (2003), The Hateful Eight (2015), and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019).

Where is Bruce Dern from?

Dern was born as Bruce MacLeish Dern in Chicago, the USA on June 4, 1936. He is the son of a mother, Jean MacLeish 1908–1972) and father, John Dern (1903–1958), a utility chief and attorney. He grew up in Kenilworth, Illinois. His paternal grandfather, George, was a Utah governor and Secretary of War. Dern's maternal grandfather was a chairman of the Carson, Pirie, and Scott stores. His godfather was Illinois governor and two-time presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson II. His ancestry includes Dutch, English, German and Scottish. He holds the American nationality and his religion is Christianity. His zodiac is Gemini. He attended New Trier High School and the University of Pennsylvania. A lifelong avid runner, he was a track star in high school and tried out for the United States Olympic team in 1956 (but finished ninth in his division).

Where is Bruce Dern's wife?

Dern is a married man and he has been married three times now. Dern was first married to Marie Dawn Pierce from 1957 to 1959. He then married Diane Ladd, an actress in 1960. Their first daughter, Diane Elizabeth Dern, died at eighteen months from head injuries after falling into a swimming pool on May 18, 1962. The couple's second daughter, Laura, is also an actress. After his divorce from Ladd in 1969, Dern married Andrea Beckett. Dern, Ladd, and their daughter Laura received adjoining stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 1, 2010.

How much is Bruce Dern worth?

The well known villainous personality actor, Bruce Dern has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2020. His average salary is still not known. His major source of income is his acting career. He has bagged this huge sum from his long investment of time and effort in entertainment history since 1960. He has played over 300 films and tv series so far. Moreover, he owns 3-bed, 3-bath, 2,554 sq ft home worth approx. $1.125M, in Pasadena, CA which has also aided in his worth. His car information and other business details are currently not available.

What was Bruce Dern's first movie?

He first appeared in an uncredited role in 1960 in Wild River as Jack Roper. He started acting career from the stage in the Philadelphia premiere of Waiting for Godot in 1953 before heading to Hollywood. He played the sailor in the movie, Marnie in 1964. Dern then played Villian, Joe Danby in the 1968 film, Support Your Local Sheriff!. He made his recognition as well known villain character after having played many several series of films that include, The Cowboys (1972), Posse (1975), Family Plot (1976), Black Sunday (1977), Tattoo (1981), Monster (2003), The Hateful Eight (2015), and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019). He made his television debut from 1960 drama, Route 66 as Albert in the episode: "The Man on the Monkey Board".

He has played several others, some of which are, The Detectives(1961), Stoney Burke(1962-1963), The Fugitive(1963–1966), The Big Valley(1966–1968), Big Love(2006–2011) and Mr. Mercedes(2019). Dern was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Coming Home. In 1983, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor at the 33rd Berlin International Film Festival for That Championship Season. In 2013, Dern won the Best Actor Award at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival for Alexander Payne's Nebraska and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.

How old is Bruce Dern?

Bruce Dern is now 83 years old and he still has that zeal to acting till today. He has a height of 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.83 m) and weighs around 70 kg (154 lbs). He has Gray hair color and blue eyes color. His body type is slim that has measurements of CHEST:42 Inches, WAIST:32 Inches, and BICEPS:14 Inches. He has a straight sexual orientation.

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