Bruce Campbell Biography

Published On May 09, 2016
Facts of Bruce Campbell
Date of Birth: 1958 , June-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
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On 13th of March 1983, Bruce got married to Christine Deveau. Christine Deveau is a sweet lady. As a husband and wife, they welcomed two children together and they got divorced in 1989. The reason was not revealed.

After years of single like, Bruce finally got married for the second time in his life on 22nd of February 1991 Ida Gearon. Ida Gearon is a costume designer and also a producer. They are still together as a married couple. He is completely dedicated towards her and there is no any rumor about his extra affairs and girlfriend.

Bruce was enrolled at Wylie E. Groves High School. There he met Sam Raimi and they became close within short times as both of their interest was similar making movies. Together they also made several short movies. After his high school graduation, he joined Western Michigan University but he studied there only for half a year and then he began pursuing his acting career. In 1977, he made his big screen debut by starring the role of Cop on Bicycle in the movie It's Murder!. The following year, he appeared in the movie Within the Woods playing the role of Bruce. He got his rise in fame after playing the role of Renaldo 'The Heel' in the movie   Crimewave. He began his production career in 1981 and his directorial career in 2002. For his role in Army of Darkness, he earned the salary of $500,000 and his net worth is said to be around $6 million dollars.

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Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, United States

June 22 , 1958

Zealous and agile, Bruce Campbell put his first foot on earth in the late 1950s as Bruce Lorne Campbell in Royal Oak, Michigan, United States of America to Joanne Louise (née Pickens) and Charles Newton Campbell. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Attended Wylie E Groves High School

1971

Bruce was enrolled at Wylie E. Groves High School. There he met Sam Raimi and they became close within short times as both of their interest was similar making movies. Together they also made several short movies.

Began his acting career

1977

After his high school graduation, he joined Western Michigan University but he studied there only for half a year and then he began pursuing his acting career. In 1977, he made his big screen debut by starring the role of Cop on Bicycle in the movie It's Murder!. 

Appeared in the television series, Knots Landing

1979

In 1978, he appeared in the movie Within the Woods playing the role of Bruce. Next year, he was seen in the TV series Knots Landing starring the role of Joel Benson. He appeared in the TV series Generations in 1983. 

Produced The Evil Dead

1981

He is also well known in the film industry as a producer. He began his production career in the early 1980s by producing the movie The Evil Dead. He has also earned the name of being the producer of the movies like Evil Dead II, Army of Darkness and many more. 

Began his directorial career

2002

He is also a great director and has been directing movies since 2002. He made his directorial debut that year by directing the documentary Fanalysis. In 2004, he directed A Community Speaks. He is also the director of the movie Man with the Screaming Brain. 

Published his first autobiography, If Chins Could Kill

August 24 , 2002

He is also a great writer and an author. He has been writing scripts for the movies and TV series since the mid 1980s. He is also the writer of his own autobiography and it is titled If Chins Could Kill.

Married to Christine Deveau

March 13 , 1983

On 13th of March 1983, Bruce got married to Christine Deveau. Christine Deveau is a sweet lady. As a husband and wife, they welcomed two children together and they got divorced in 1989. The reason was not revealed.

Married to Ida Gearon

February 22 , 1991

After years of single like, Bruce finally got married for the second time in his life on 22nd of February 1991 Ida Gearon. Ida Gearon is a costume designer and also a producer. They are still together as a married couple. 

Won Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

1993

For starring the role of Ash Williams/Evil Ash in the movie Army of Darkness, he got his first nomination in Fangoria Chainsaw Awards in 1993 and he won this award that year for Best Actor. He has also won this award in 2004. 

Won US Comedy Arts Festival

2003

In 2003, he got nominated in U.S. Comedy Arts Festival for the first time in his life and that was for his role in the movie Bubba Ho-Tep. He also won this award that year and that was for Best Actor. 

Won Ashland Independent Film Festival

2007

He has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2007, he got his first nomination in Ashland Independent Film Festival and he was also honored with this award that year.