Bruce Dern Overview:

Actor, Bruce Dern, was born Bruce MacLeish Dern on Jun 4, 1936 in Chicago, IL. As of December 2021, Bruce Dern was 85 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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Grandfather of Ellery Walker Harper & Jaya Harper.

Father-in-law of (musician) Ben Harper.

Of German and Scottish ancestry.

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