Bruce Campbell

bruce1Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American actor, producer, writer and director.
He is best known for his starring role as Ash in the Evil Dead trilogy of horror-slapstick movies. He is currently starring as Sam Axe in Burn Notice on the USA Network.
Campbell was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, the son of Joanne Louise (née Pickens), a homemaker, and Charles Newton Campbell, an amateur actor and traveling billboard inspector. Bruce Campbell is of Irish and Scottish ancestry. He has an older brother, Don, and an older half-brother, Michael.
Campbell’s first wife was Christine Deveau, whom he married in 1983. They had two children, Rebecca and Andy, before their divorce in 1989. Campbell currently lives in Jacksonville, Oregon, with his second wife, costume designer Ida Gearon.
Bruce Campbell began acting as a teenager and soon began making small Super http://n8 movies with friends. After meeting Sam Raimi in Wylie E. Groves High School, the two became very good friends and started making movies together. Campbell would go on to attend Western Michigan University while he continued to work on his acting career. Campbell and Raimi collaborated on a 30-minute Super 8 version of the first Evil Dead film, titled Within the Woods, which was initially used to attract investors.
A few years later, Campbell and Raimi got together with other family and friends and began work on The Evil Dead. Campbell starred and worked behind the camera, receiving a “co-executive producer” credit; Raimi wrote, directed and edited.
Outside of film, Campbell has appeared in a number of television series. He starred in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. a boisterous sci-fi comedy western created by Jeffrey Boam and Carlton Cuse that ran for one season. He played a lawyer turned bounty hunter who was trying to hunt down John Bly, the man who killed his father. He went on to kill John Bly with the orb, a ball of immense technology sent back from the fifth millennium. He starred in the television series Jack of All Trades, set on a fictional island, occupied by the French Autolycus---laid-back-bruce-campbell-306020_780_624in 1801. Campbell was also credited as co-executive producer, among others. The show was directed by Eric Gruendemann, and was produced by various people, including Sam Raimi. The show aired for two seasons, from 2000 to 2001. He had a recurring role as “Bill Church Jr.” on Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
In addition to acting and occasionally directing, Campbell has become a writer, including authoring an autobiography, If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor. The paperback version of the book adds a chapter about the reaction of fans at book signings. “Whenever I do mainstream stuff, I think they’re pseudo-interested, but they’re still interested in seeing weirdo, offbeat stuff. And that’s what I’m attracted to.”
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