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Bruce Dern Overview:

Actor, Bruce Dern, was born Bruce MacLeish Dern on Jun 4, 1936 in Chicago, IL. As of December 2018, Bruce Dern was 82 years old.



Although Dern was nominated for one Oscar, he never won a competitive Academy Award.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1978Best Supporting ActorComing Home (1978)Captain Bob HydeNominated

He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.

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Joe Danby: [about his father] He's got a heart as big as the whole outdoors, but he don't have one brain in his poor old head.

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Best Supporting Actor Oscar 1978

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Bruce Dern Facts
He had two daughters by Diane Ladd. His eldest daughter, born in 1961, accidentally drowned at 18 months of age, years before his second child, Laura Dern, was born in 1967.

Of German and Scottish ancestry.

One of the few actors to have killed John Wayne on screen (The Cowboys (1972)). He even received some death threats out of it.

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