Bruce Weitz

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Bruce Weitz
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Weitz at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, October 17, 2009
Born Bruce Peter Weitz
(1943-05-27) May 27, 1943 (age 71)
Norwalk, Connecticut
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976–present
Spouse(s) Cecilia Hart (1971-1982; divorced)
Vivian Davis (1986-present; 1 child)

Bruce Peter Weitz (born May 27, 1943) is an American actor.[1] He is perhaps best known for his role as Sgt. Michael "Mick" Belker in the 1980s TV series Hill Street Blues[1] for which he won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 1984.

Early life[edit]

Weitz was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, the son of Sybil Weitz Rubel, a homemaker, and Alvin Weitz, who owned a liquor store.[2]

Career[edit]

Weitz appeared in the 1998film Deep Impact[1] and also appeared in the films Half Past Dead[1] and El Cortez.[1] His guest appearances on television include NYPD Blue, Quincy, Midnight Caller, Sisters, Superman: The Animated Series as Bruno Mannheim, JAG, The X-Files, The West Wing, and Highlander: The Series.

He has portrayed Anthony Zacchara on General Hospital since 2007.

Personal life[edit]

Weitz married actress Cecilia Hart in 1971. They were divorced in 1982, shortly after which she married actor James Earl Jones. In 2001, Weitz was named honorary mayor of Reseda, Los Angeles. He has one son, Joseph.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Bruce Weitz". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ "Bruce Weitz Biography (1943-)". Filmreference.com. 1943-05-27. Retrieved 2012-02-29. 

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