June 22, 1958
63 years old
Salt and Pepper
6 ft 1 in | 185.5 cm
81 kg | 178.5 lbs
Bruce Lorne Campbell was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, United States, on June 22, 1958, is an American actor.
Young Bruce Campbell first started acting as a teenager and began making Super 8 movies with friend Sam Raimi, during his years at the Wylie E. Groves High School.
He got his television debut in NBC soap opera Generations (1983) in role as Alan Stuart.
He made his big screen debut in comedy horror movie It's Murder! (1977) in role as Cop on Bicycle.
Bruce's breakthrough performance came as Ash Williams in supernatural horror film The Evil Dead (1981).
He landed his directorial debut with science fiction/slapstick movie Man with the Screaming Brain (2005), he also co-wrote, produced and starred in role as William Cole.
18 1/2 (2021) drama thriller in role as President Richard M. Nixon, opposite John Magaro and Jon Cryer
He played Ash Williams in Sam Raimi's Evil Dead franchise:
The Evil Dead (1981)
Evil Dead II (1987)
Army of Darkness (1992)
Evil Dead (2013) (appears briefly in a post-credits scene)
He appeared in short film Within the Woods (1978) in role as Bruce. (30-minute Super 8 version of the first Evil Dead film)
Bubba Ho-tep (2002) comedy horror opposite Ossie Davis, Bob Ivy and Ella Joyce
Maniac Cop (1988) and Maniac Cop 2 (1990) action slasher in role as Jack Forrest
My Name Is Bruce (2007) comedy horror with Grace Thorsen and Ted Raimi
Crimewave (1985) comedy horror opposite Louise Lasser, Paul L. Smith and Brion James
Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992) dark fantasy comedy with Zach Galligan and Monika Schnarre
The Woods (2006) supernatural horror opposite Agnes Bruckner, Patricia Clarkson and Rachel Nichols
Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011) thriller mystery with Kiele Sanchez, RonReaco Lee and Pedro Pascal
Mindwarp (1992) post-apocalyptic science fiction horror opposite Angus Scrimm and Marta Martin
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989) Western comedy horror with David Carradine, Morgan Brittany and Jim Metzler
Serving Sara (2002) romantic comedy opposite Matthew Perry and Elizabeth Hurley
Moontrap (1989) science fiction with Walter Koenig, Leigh Lombardi and Robert Kurcz
From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money (1999) Western horror opposite Robert Patrick, Bo Hopkins and Danny Trejo
Alien Apocalypse (2005) sci-fi horror with Renee O'Connor, Remington Franklin and Michael Cory Davis
He played Ring Announcer in Spider-Man (2002), Snooty Usher in Spider-Man 2 (2004), and Maître d' in Spider-Man 3 (2007). (Cameo role)
Highly Functional (2017) comedy drama opposite Annabeth Gish and G. W. Bailey
He won the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for his role as Ash Williams in Starz comedy horror television series Ash vs Evil Dead (2015-2018).
He was nominated for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film for his performance as Sam Axe in drama television series Burn Notice (2007-2013).
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993-1994) Fox weird western series in role as Brisco County, Jr.
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1995) superhero series in role as Bill Church Jr.
Ellen (1996-1997) ABC sitcom in role as Ed Billik
Xena: Warrior Princess (1996-1999) fantasy television series in role as Autolycus, also he directed 2 episodes
Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1998-1999) adventure series in role as Rob Tapert
Jack of All Trades (2000) action comedy series in role as Jack Stiles / Daring Dragoon
Fargo (2015) FX black comedy crime drama anthology series in role as Ronald Reagan
He voiced King Edmund in animated television series Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure (2018-2020).
Lodge 49 (2019) AMC comedy drama series in role as Gary Green
He voiced Chef in Netflix children's animation series The Last Kids on Earth (2019-2020).
He hosted documentary television series Ripley's Believe It or Not! (2019).
Graduated from Wylie E. Groves High School in 1976.
Attended Western Michigan University in Michigan.
Has brother Don Campbell and half-brother Michael Rendine Campbell.
Has Scottish and English ancestry.
He voiced Ash in 3 games based on Evil Dead movie series: Evil Dead: Hail to the King, Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick and Evil Dead: Regeneration.
He voiced Rod "Torque" Redline in animated spy action-adventure comedy film Cars 2 (2011) and Mayor Shelbourne in animated science fiction comedy movie Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009).
He published autobiography "If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor" in 2002.
He published book "Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way" in 2005.
Lives in Jacksonville, Oregon, United States.
He was married to Christine Deveau (1983-1989) they had two children, Rebecca and Andy.
He married Ida Gearon in 1991.