Canadian actor, voice actor and producer Bruce Greenwood has been active in the movie industry since 1977. The actor had enjoyed small-scale success in the industry until in 2000 when he shot to stardom after appearing in American historical political thriller film, Thirteen Days.
Directed by Roger Donaldson and produced by David Self, Thirteen Days is considered Greenwood’s breakout movie. He was featured as President John F. Kennedy whose administration tried to avoid an act of war after U-2 aerial surveillance photos showed that the Soviet Union placed intermediate-range ballistic missiles in Cuba.
Having spent over 40 years and counting in the movie industry, the star sure has many movie roles under his belt. Some of his popular movies include; National Treasure: Book of Secrets and Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Ben Stevenson in Mao’s Last Dancer; Trek reboot series; Hollywood Homicide; Double Jeopardy; Déjà Vu; I, Robot; Dinner for Schmucks; Capote; The Post and Super 8.
In addition to acting, Greenwood has voiced several movies. He has provided his classic and amazing voice in Canadian animated series Class of the Titans as Chiron, Wayne / Batman in Batman: Under the Red Hood as Bruce, and in Young Justice and Batman: Gotham.
The A-lister’s acting career also includes a number of televisions stints. Some of his popular television series include; The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, Nowhere Man, Knots Landing, Mad Men, St. Elsewhere, and John from Cincinnati.
Bruce Greenwood Biography
Seasoned Canadian actor Bruce Greenwood was born on August 12, 1956, in Rouyn-Noranda, a city on Osisko Lake in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region of Quebec, Canada.
Born as Stuart Bruce Greenwood, his mother’s name is Mary Sylvia (née Ledingham) while his father’s name is Hugh-John Greenwood. Mary Sylvia works as a nurse in an extended care unit while Hugh John is a geophysicist who did a teaching stint as a professor at Princeton University.
Bruce, who is of white ethnicity, attended the University of British Columbia and later, the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, America’s first and finest acting institution. We understood the actor graduated from these learning institutions with honours.
Other interesting information about Greenwood’s childhood, siblings, relations as well as kith and kin are currently not available.
His Family, Daughter
Canadian super actor and producer Bruce Greenwood is not just an amazing husband to Susan Devlin but also a caring father to their only child, Breana Chole Greenwood.
The couple tied the knot in 1985 and later welcomed their child after some time. Being a very private person famed for shunning the paparazzi and public attention, Greenwood hardly speaks about his family and personal life. But despite that, we can confirm that he lives in Los Angeles with his family.
As for his wife and daughter, we can’t really tell what they are up to or their fields of interest. But we absolutely believe they are doing well in their respective careers.
Bruce’s name may not be so recognizable but he’s a household name with lots of acting and production roles under his belt in the movie industry.
His brilliant performances in critically acclaimed movies like Summer Dreams: Story of the Beach Boys, Mao’s Last Dancer, Cell 213, The River and Star Trek Into Darkness played crucial roles in pushing him to stardom and far-reaching popularity.
He has to his credit a Gemini Award, an Independent Spirit Award and a Satellite Award. The Canada-born super actor has an estimated net worth of $10 million, which is quite impressive.
Quick Facts about Bruce Greenwood
- Bruce Greenwood flaunts an amazing body build and physical appearance. He has blue eyes and dark brown hair.
- His height stands at 1.8 m (that is 5 feet, 9 inches) while his weight is put at 78kg.
- His zodiac sign is Leo.
- Voice actor Bruce has two sisters whose names are Lynn and Kelly.
- He was a big fan of Tom Swift’s novels as a young boy.
- Thirteen Days actor had wanted to be a professional skier or a poet while growing up. He abandoned the sport after sustaining serious injuries from multiple accidents.
- Greenwood and Susan knew each other as teenagers before getting married. Their many years of friendship is believed to have helped them in their marriage which has spanned over thirty years.