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March 15, 1966 |
|Occupation||Film, television actor|
Bruno was born in Milford, Connecticut. His younger brother Dylan Bruno plays Colby Granger in Numb3rs. During college, Bruno was active in both theater and sports. After an injury sidelined his skiing career while attending college in Vermont, he auditioned for and was cast in the lead in The Mandrake. Transferring to the State University of New York at Stony Brook as a theatre major, he also became the starting pitcher for the school's baseball team.
Soon after college graduation, Bruno joined the cast of NBC's Another World as Dennis Carrington Wheeler and was nominated for a Soap Opera Award for Outstanding Newcomer. After Another World, he was cast as Michael Delaney on ABC's All My Children.
In 2001, he was cast as Walt Bannerman in USA Network's sci-fi drama The Dead Zone, the premiere of which was the highest-rated cable television series premiere at that time. In the series' fifth season, Bruno's directorial debut was the episode "Independence Day," which was dedicated in memory of his mother, Nancy M. Bruno, who died of cancer. His brother, Dylan Bruno, guest-starred. His father is actor Scott Bruno (b. 1942). Bruno remained a star on the show for the first five seasons; his character was killed off during the sixth season premiere. Bruno made three additional guest appearances for the remainder of the final season.
- The Chronicles of Paine (2012) - Thomas Paine (currently in pre-production)
- Truth Never Lies (2009) - Unknown
- The Cell 2 (2009) - Sheriff Harris
- Grendel (2007) - Beowulf
- Dead and Gone (2006) - Constable
- The World's Fastest Indian (2005) - Bob Higby
- The Dead Zone (2002–2007) - Sheriff Walt Bannerman
- My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (1999) - Cliff
- All My Children (1995–1997) - Michael Delaney
- Another World (1991–1998) - Dennis Carrington Wheeler #3
- Chris Bruno at the Internet Movie Database
- Chris Bruno at AllMovie
- Chris Bruno's biography from USAnetwork.com