Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958 in Royal Oak , Michigan ) is an American actor , film producer and writer . He became known for the lead role of Ash Williams in the horror series Tanz der Teufel , he also played in other films by Sam Raimi, such as Darkman (1990) and in the Spider-Man trilogy (2002-2007).
Campbell was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, to Charles Newton Campbell and Joanne Louise Campbell (née Pickens). He also has an older brother and half-brother (Don Campbell and Michael Rendine). The family has Scottish roots.
From 1983 to 1989 he was married to Christine Deveau, with whom he has two children. Campbell currently resides in Jacksonville, Oregon with his wife, Ida Gearon, whom he met as a costume designer on the set of Mindwarp .
Campbell is also an ordained pastor and has conducted weddings.
Campbell was very interested in cinema in his youth and made some Super 8 films with his friends (including Sam Raimi and Scott Spiegel ). Over time, her budget grew, and Bruce and friends enjoyed modest success in their community. They made their breakthrough in 1981 with Evil Dead , which was originally to be called The Book of the Dead .
Between 2007 and 2013 Campbell starred as Sam Ax in the television series Burn Notice and in the accompanying television film The Fall of Sam Ax . From 2015 he stood in the series adaptation of Tanz der Teufel with the title Ash vs. Evil Dead on the cable channel Starz , again as Ash in front of the camera. On April 20, 2018, it was announced that the series would be discontinued after the third season.
- 1977: It's Murder!
- 1978: Within the Woods
- 1981: Tanz der Teufel ( The Evil Dead , also Executive Producer)
- 1983: Going Back
- 1985: The Killer Academy ( Crimewave )
- 1987: Tanz der Teufel II - Now there is more dancing ( Evil Dead II - Dead by Dawn , also co-producer)
- 1988: Maniac Cop
- 1989: Bloodnight ( Intruder )
- 1989: Moontrap
- 1989: Sundown - The withdrawal of the Vampire ( Sundown - The Vampire in Retreat )
- 1990: Brain Slasher ( Mindwarp )
- 1990: Maniac Cop 2
- 1990: Darkman
- 1991: Lunatics - Duel of Nightmares ( Lunatics: A Love Story )
- 1992: Spaceshift ( Waxwork II: Lost in Time )
- 1992: Army of Darkness ( Army of Darkness )
- 1993–1994: The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. ( The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. , TV series 27 episodes)
- 1994: Hudsucker - The Great Leap ( The Hudsucker Proxy )
- 1995: The Demolitionist
- 1995: Congo
- 1995–1999: Hercules ( Hercules: The Legendary Journeys , TV series 18 episodes)
- 1996: tornado!
- 1996: Fargo
- 1996: Escape from LA ( Escape from LA )
- 1996: Superman - The Adventures of Lois & Clark ( Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman , episode: A Bomb Party )
- 1996–1999: Xena - The Warrior Princess ( Xena: Warrior Princess , TV series, 8 episodes)
- 1997: Dome 4 ( Assault on Dome 4 )
- 1997: McHale's Navy
- 1997: bank robbery - The trail leads to death ( In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory )
- 1997: A Great Beetle Returns ( The Love Bug )
- 1997: Running Time
- 1998: Goldrush ( Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure )
- 1999: The X-Files - The FBI's Scary Cases ( The X-Files , TV series, episode 6x07)
- 1999: From Dusk Till Dawn 2 - Texas Blood Money ( From Dusk till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money )
- 2000: The icebreaker ( icebreaker )
- 2001: The Majestic
- 2002: Charmed ( Charmed , TV series, episode 4x22)
- 2002: Terminal Invasion
- 2002: Timequest
- 2002: Bubba Ho-Tep
- 2002: Spider-Man
- 2002: Husband to give up because of circumstances or divorce is sweet ( Serving Sara )
- 2004: Spider-Man 2
- 2005: Alien Apocalypse
- 2005: Man with the Screaming Brain (also production, direction and script)
- 2005: Sky High - This high school is taking off! ( Sky High )
- 2006: Lucas, the Ant Bully ( The Ant Bully , voice)
- 2006: The Woods
- 2007: Spider-Man 3
- 2007: My Name Is Bruce
- 2007-2013: Burn Notice (TV series, 111 episodes)
- 2009: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ( Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs , Voice)
- 2011: Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Ax (TV movie, also executive producer)
- 2012: The Color of Time
- 2013: The Fantastic World of Oz (Oz: The Great and Powerful)
- 2013: Evil Dead
- 2014: Psych (TV series, episode 8x09)
- 2014: The Quest - The Series ( The Librarians , TV Series, Episode 1x04)
- 2015: Fargo (TV series, 2 episodes)
- 2015-2018: Ash vs Evil Dead (TV series)
- 2016: The Escort - Sex Sells (The Escort)
- 2013: Evil Dead
- Bruce Campbell: If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor. St Martin's Press. 2002. ISBN 0-312-24264-6 .
- Bruce Campbell: Make Love! The Bruce Campbell Way. St. Martin's Press. 2005. ISBN 0-312-31260-1 .
- Bruce Campbell, Kilian Plunkett : The Hire # 2: Precious Cargo. Dark Horse Comics February 2005.
- Peter Osteried: Dead by Dawn - Sam Raimis Evil-Dead-Saga , August 2013, ISBN 978-1492230083
- Bruce Campbell's official homepage
- Bruce Campbell in the Internet Movie Database (English)
- Bruce Campbell in the Internet Speculative Fiction Database (English)
- Damon Wise: The Mighty Bruce . In: TheGuardian.com . February 14, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2016.
- Bruce Campbell biography , Yahoo! Movies
- Bruce Campbell interview: Evil Dead, being ordained, making bombs . In: Den of Geek . ( denofgeek.com [accessed September 24, 2017]).
- 'Evil Dead' TV show starring Bruce Campbell greenlit by Starz , EW.com
- German synchronous files. In: www.synchronkartei.de. Retrieved October 11, 2016 .
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Campbell, Bruce Lorne (full name)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American actor, film producer, and writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 22, 1958|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Royal Oak , Michigan , United States|