The actor Bruce Dern has often played supporting villainous characters. He is known as one of the most talented and prolific actors of his generation. He first starred in the film Wild River for an uncredited role, and also appeared in the Netflix film Our Souls at Night together with Jane Fonda and Robert Redford. Since then, his successful career has given him 180 film and TV credits, and he still shows no sign of slowing down!
He was born as Bruce MacLeish Dern and his baby sitter was the writer Anna Eleanor Roosevelt who is the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
He has won many awards over his career, including a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Coming Home in 1978 and an Academy Award for Best Actor for the film Nebraska in 2013. In November 2010, he was also awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Bruce maintains a healthy lifestyle, he claims to never smoke, or drink alcohol and coffee outside of films, and even in his 80s, he still runs more than many people half his age.
How old is Bruce Dern?
Bruce Dern is now 86 years old and his star sign is Gemini.
What is the nationality of Bruce Dern?
Bruce Dern is an American who was born in Detroit and grew up in Kenilworth, Illinois. His ancestry includes English, German, Dutch, and Scottish.
Is Bruce Dern married or single?
Bruce Dern is married to his third wife Andrea Beckett. The couple tied the knot in October 1969. His first wife was Marie Dawn Pierce which he married in September 1957 and divorced in 1959. His second wife was Diane Ladd, they got married in 1960 and got divorced in September 1969 after their 18-month-old daughter tragically died.
How many children does Bruce Dern have?
Bruce Dern and his second wife Dianne Ladd have two children together. However, their first daughter Dianne Elizabeth died when she was only 18 months old after drowning in a swimming pool. Their second daughter, Laura Dern has followed her father into show business and is an actress, director, and film producer.
How tall is Bruce Dern and how much does he weigh?
Bruce Dern stands 6ft1 or 179cm and weighs around 163lbs or 74kg.
What is Bruce Dern’s net worth?
Bruce Dern has an estimated net worth of $20 million which he earns for being an actor.
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