A shining name in the Hollywood industry Bruce Dem nailed his roles as psychotic and evil characters. He has worked with several brilliant stars and producers like Elia Kazan, Alfred Hitchcock, Douglas Trumbull, Francis Coppola, Alexander Payne, and Quentin Tarantino. The actor is in his 80’s now and still receiving love from his fans.
Bruce Dern Bio: Age, Parents, Education, Early Life
Bruce was born in the year 1936 in California, Illinois to John Henry Dern and Jean MacLeish. His father was an attorney and utility chief whereas his mother was a homemaker. His grandfather George Dern was a well-reputed and prestigious person as President FDR’s secretary.
A young Bruce joined the University of Pennsylvania to earn a Journalism degree. He later dropped out and pursued a career in acting. The successful actor, now aged 82, stands six feet (1.83 m) in height. Bruce earned a degree in journalism from the University of Pennsylvania. He wanted to pursue his career as an actor so he later dropped out of college. An actor with a good physique, Bruce is six feet tall and now in his 80’s. The actor had a wonderful and extraordinary career in the industry.
Bruce Dern Family: Spouse And Daughter
The actor had an interesting personal life. Between the years 1957 to 1959, he was married to Marie Dawn Pierce. He does not have a child from this marriage. He got married to Daine Ladd the second time. He had two daughters from this marriage. But a tragedy happened in the year May 1962. Their firstborn died because of accidentally drowning. The child was only 18 months of age. After five of this tragedy, they welcomed their second daughter by the name Laura Dern. But by this time there were many complications which have been aroused in the relation. With a failed marriage the couple split up in 1969.
Bruce’s daughter Laura is a Primetime Emmy Award winner and also a four-time Golden Globe award winner. She has walked in the footsteps of her dad and has achieved so much in the industry. She loves the fact that her mom and dad is a Hollywood legend and in 2010 the trio was honored on the Hollywood walk of fame.
Bruce found his true love in Andrea Beckett and the duo has never left each other’s side since then. They met in the year 1969 at the Strasberg Theatre Institute. Andrea Beckett was a model and an actress.
Bruce Dern Net Worth And Movies List
When the incident happened Bruce was filming for the movie Once upon a time in Hollywood. The movie is a multi-starer movie directed by the ace director Quentin Tarantino. The veteran actor has a handful of movies in which he showcased his talents. Some of them are:
- The Hateful Eight
- Silent Running
- Black Sunday
- From Up On Poppy Hill
- The Cowboys
- The Great Gatsby
- Coming Home
- Danjo Unchained
Bruce has given over 100 Hollywood movies and his net worth is reported as $20million. In 2004 the successful actor bought a mansion of $1.125 million in Los Angeles.
Bruce Dern Awards
- 1975, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 2011, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Nominee
- 1978, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee
- 2013, Cannes Film Festival — Best Actor: Winner
- 2014, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Male Lead: Nominee
- 1983, Genie Awards — Best Performance by a Foreign Actor: Nominee
- 2013, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
- 1981, Genie Awards — Best Performance by a Foreign Actor: Nominee
- 2014, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Leading Actor: Nominee
- 2014, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards — Best Actor: Nominee
- 2013, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Nominee
- 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- 1983, Berlin Film Festival — Silver Bear for Best Actor: Winner
- 2014, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical: Nominee
Bruce Dern released from hospital after fall while jogging
The actor has faced several health issues in recent years. According to the reports of 19th October 2018, the actor suffered a hip fracture. This accident happened during his afternoon jog at the Runyon Canyon, Los Angeles. He was immediately rushed to the hospital.
He was hospitalized for a day and then the doctors discharged him. The actor never lost hope and is full of high spirits. Later the news was spread across the media that the Hateful Eight actor is fine and still alive.
Quick Facts About Bruce Dern
|Birthday/Birthplace||Bruce MacLeish Dern|
(1936-06-04) June 4, 1936
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|School(s)||The Choate School|
|College(s)||University of Pennsylvania|
|Wife/Husband||Marie Dean (m. 1957–59)|
Diane Ladd (m. 1960–69)
Andrea Beckett (m. 1969)
|Kid(s)||2, including Laura Dern|