Who is Bruce Greenwood?

Bruce Greenwood is a well known Canadian actor and producer who is working actively from 1977 to now.

Quick Info
Full NameStuart Bruce Greenwood
Date of BirthAugust 12, 1956
Birth PlaceRouyn-Noranda, Canada
ParentsMary Sylvia
John Greenwood
OccupationActor, Producer
SpouseSusan Devlin
Net Worth9.6 million dollars.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings

Bruce Greenwood, whose full name is Stuart Bruce Greenwood, was born on August 12, 1956, in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada as a son of a mother, Mary Sylvia, and father, John Greenwood. His mother was a nurse who used to work in an extended care unit, and his father used to be a geophysicist and professor. He has two sisters who were Kelly Greenwood and Lynn Greenwood.Bruce Greenwood

Nationality and Physical Stats

Bruce Greenwood holds Canadian nationality and belongs from Scottish, English, Cornish, and Irish ethnic background. He is currently 64 years old with a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m) and weighs 78 kg. He had got dark brown eyes with blue eyes. As he was born on August 12, his zodiac sign is Leo.


Education, School/College

In his early life, he joined Magee Secondary School, located in Vancouver, and then received his high school graduation in Zurich, Switzerland. After that, he went to the University of BC for three years, where he studied philosophy and economics. Later, he attended the Academy of Dramatic Arts in the year 1980.


Professional Career


Greenwood started his career in acting after being cast as Technician in Don Sharp’s directed movie “Bear Island” in 1979, an Anglo-Canadian thriller movie. After that, he worked as a National Guardsman in an American action movie, “First Blood.” Further, Bruce Greenwood got cast as Todd in the film “The Malibu Bikini Shop” in 1986, was in the same year, he got released as Hermann Buhl in a Canadian-British coproduced adventure drama movie “The Climb.”

Besides, he was playing a role in the movie like “Wild Orchid,” “Another Chance,” “Servants of Twilight,” “Passenger 57”, “Exotica,” “Paint Cans” and “Fathers’ Day.” Bruce Greenwood had also got the role of Billy Ansel in a Canadian drama movie “The Sweet Hereafter” for which he had earned a nomination in Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.

Further, he was as Bo in the movie “Thick as Thieves” in 1998. In that year, he was also as Dr. Edger Caldicott is an American teen science fiction psychological horror movie “Disturbing Behavior.” In 1999, Bruce Greenwood got cast into Bruce Beresford’s directed film “Double Jeopardy,” which is an American neo-noir adventure crime thriller movie. He was able to nominate for Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor. The equivalent year, he was appearing in a crime drama movie “The Lost Son.” 

Likewise, he appeared in the movie “Here on Earth,” “Cord,” and “Rules of Engagement.” After that, Bruce Greenwood was seen in an American historical political thriller movie “Thirteen Days” as President John F, directed by Roger Donaldson. Greenwood had won Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor in Canadian Film. Also, he appeared in the movies like “Swept Away,” “Below,” “The Core,” “Hollywood Homicide,” and “I, Robot.”

Bruce Greenwood

After that, Bruce Greenwood was seen in a romantic comedy-drama movie “The Republic of Love” as Tom Avery, where he was also an executive producer. He also got cast in a comedy-drama movie, “Being Julia” as Lord Charles. He was able to win a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role and nominated for Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Canadian Film.

Likewise, he appeared into the movie like “Racing Stripes,” “Mee-Shee: The Water Giant,” “The World’s Fastest Indian,” “Eight Below,” “Deja vu,” “Firehouse Dog,” “National Treasure Book of Secrets,” “Cyborg Soldier,” “Mao’s Last Dancer,” “Barney’s Version,” “Dinner for Schmucks,” “Cell 213”, “For Greater Glory,” “Super 8”, “Donovan’s Echo,” “Flight” and “And Now a Word From Our Sponsor.”

Also, Bruce Greenwood appeared in the films like “The Place Beyond the Pines,” “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “Devil’s Knot,” “Endless Love,” “The Captive,” “Good Kill,” “Rehearsal,” “Truth,” “Fathers and Daughters,” “Spectral,” “Gold,” “Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down the White House,” “Kodachrome,” “Kingsman: The Golden Circle,” “Gerald’s Game,” “The Post,” “Doctor Sleep” “Batman: Death in the Family”  and “Lie Exposed.”

Bruce Greenwood had also seen playing in the biographical movie “Capote” as Jack Dunphy. He was nominated for SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in Motion Picture. After that, he had won Independent Spirit Robert Altman Award and received the nomination in the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast. In 2009, he was seen playing a role in an American science fiction movie “Star Trek,” for which he had won the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast and received the nomination for Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast as well as nominated in Washing DC Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.

Also, Bruce Greenwood had provided his voice-over Bruce Wayne or Batman in an American animated superhero adventure movie “Batman: Under the Red Hoot.” For his role as Stephen Meeks in an American Western movie “Meek’s Cutoff,” he got nominated for Village Voice Film Poll Award for Best Supporting Actor. Greenwood had cast in the film “WildLike” as Rene Bartlett, for which he became able to win Naperville Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actor.

After that, he was in a Canadian drama movie “Elephant Song,” He got nominated for Canadian Screen Award for Best Actor. He was also appointed in Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor in Canadian Film. Bruce Greenwood had also nominated for the Canadian Comedy Award for Best Performance in a Feature for his role in the movie “Sorry for Your Loss.”

Greenwood has shared pictures with many stars from Hollywood including Donald Sutherland, Sylvester Stallone, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Will Smith, Chris Pine, Alice Eve, Colin Firth, Taron Egerton, and many more.

TV shows

Greenwood started his television career after being cast in the series “Huckleberry Film and His Friends” in 1980. After that, he was seen in the series and also television movies like “The Hitchhiker,” “Space Carrier Blue Noah,” “Legmen,” “Jessie,” “Peyton Place: The Nest Generation,” “Striker’s Mountain,” “St. Elsewhere”, “Matlock,” “Jake and the Fatman,” “In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I Murders,” “Twist of Fate,” “Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys,” “Knots Landing” and “Veronica Clare.”

Bruce Greenwood

Also, He played in other series like “Adrift,” “Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story,” “Hardball,” “Heart of Child,” “Treacherous Beauties,” “Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge,” “Mixed Blessings,” “Nowhere Man,” “The Larry Sanders Show,” “Sleepwalkers,” “The Soul Collector,” “The Magnificent Ambersons,” “Meltdown,” “The Life,” “The Riverman,” “Saving Milly,” “The Mermaid Cincinnati,” “John From Cincinnati,” “A Dog Named Christmas,” “Young Justice” and “The River.”

Besides, Bruce Greenwood played a role in the television movie “The Little Kidnappers,” for which he had been nominated in Gemini Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or Dramatic Special. After that, he had also won Gemini Award for Best Guest Performance in a Regular Series by an Actor from the series “Road to Avonlea.”

Later, he is in the television series “Haven,” for which he was nominated for Gemini Awards for Best Supporting Actor in Miniseries or Dramatic Special. Likewise, he had earned the nomination in Gemini Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Dramatic Special from the miniseries “The Summit.”

Later, Bruce Greenwood was in various television series and movies like “The Challenger,” “Westside,” “Mad Men,” “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story,” “Dirty Dancing,” “The Resident,” “The Haunting of Hill House,” “Jett” and “I Know This Much Is True.” Besides this, he was providing his voice over the character Chiron in a Canadian animated series “Class of the Titans” After that, he was delivering his voice-over U.S Navy Captain in an American animated sitcom “American Dad!”.

Personal Life: Wife, Kids

Greenwood got married to Susan Devlin in 1985 and gave birth to one child living in Pacific Palisades.

Net Worth, Salary

The estimated net worth of Bruce Greenwood is $9.6 million.