Bruce Malmuth

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Bruce Malmuth
Born (1934-02-04)February 4, 1934
United States
Died June 29, 2005(2005-06-29) (aged 71)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation Film director, actor

Bruce Malmuth (February 4, 1934 - June 29, 2005 of esophageal cancer) was an American actor and film director.[1]


Early life[edit]

Malmuth began making documentaries while serving in the Army, where he met baseball announcer Walter Red Barber. After his military career, Malmuth directed the New York Yankee games at WPIX radio before entering the film and television industry.

Film and television career[edit]

Malmuth was best known for directing Sylvester Stallone in the 1981 thriller Nighthawks and Steven Seagal in the 1990 political action film Hard to Kill and Where Are The Children?, with Jill Clayburgh.

An avid sports fan, Malmuth played the role of ring announcer in 1984's The Karate Kid, among other small film roles. He also worked on documentaries, including Baseballs or Switchblades? and the Emmy-winning A Boy's Dream, which featured Darryl Strawberry.


On June 29, 2005, Malmuth died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of esophageal cancer. He was 71.


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