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September 6, 1972 |
Milford, Connecticut, U.S.
Dylan Bruno (born September 6, 1972) is an American actor and former model. He portrayed FBI agent Colby Granger in the CBS series Numb3rs and also disgraced former Army Ranger, Jason Paul Dean in fellow CBS series NCIS.
In 1994, Bruno earned a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental engineering from MIT. While there, he played varsity football as a linebacker for the MIT football team. In high school he was a nationally ranked wrestler and competed in the AAU Junior Olympic Games several times.
Dylan's brother, Chris Bruno, is also an actor best known for his role as Sheriff Walt Bannerman on the USA Network television series The Dead Zone and as openly gay high school teacher Michael Delaney on All My Children.
Bruno is married and has two boys.
While working as a model for Calvin Klein, Bruno made his television acting debut in 1995 on the NBC series High Sierra Search and Rescue. He made his film acting debut in Naked Ambition in 1997. In 1998, he had small roles in Saving Private Ryan and When Trumpets Fade and also competed in and won a special episode of American Gladiators. He co-starred in The Rage: Carrie 2 in 1999, Where the Heart Is in 2000, Going Greek in 2001. He portrayed an L.A. cop in The One, and a rock musician in The Simian Line in 2001, and Harry "Blaine" Mayhugh, Jr., in The Pennsylvania Miners' Story in 2002. He also appeared in the movie The Anarchists -Cookbook in 2002. Bruno had a long time career as "Colby Granger" on the hit TV show, Numb3rs before joining NCIS (TV series), playing disgraced Army Ranger Jason Paul Dean who worked for the Reynosa Cartel in May 2010 with his role on the show lasting two episodes, "Patriot Down" and also the Season 7 finale episode, "Rule Fifty-One" where his character was eventually killed off by dying in a gunfight between Dean and his men who were battling NCIS Special Agents Anthony DiNozzo (Michael Weatherly), Timothy McGee (Sean Murray (actor) and Ziva David (Cote de Pablo).
Bruno has also done voice-over work for several products such as Bacardi Silver, Coors Light, Chevrolet, Jeep, Virtual Boy, and Sony Handycam. In addition to his voice-over work, Bruno is the current narrator of the Discovery Channel program Rides.
|1998||Saving Private Ryan||Private First Class Toynbe|
|When Trumpets Fade||Sgt. Patrick Talbot|
|1999||The Rage: Carrie 2||Mark|
|2000||The Simian Line||Billy|
|Where the Heart Is||Willy Jack Pickens|
|2002||The Fastest Man in the World||Jake|
|The Anarchist Cookbook||Johnny Black|
|The Pennsylvania Miners' Story||Blaine Mayhugh||Made-For-TV Movie|
|2003||The Break||Dane Patterson|
|Grand Theft Parsons||Traffic Cop|
|2005-10||Numb3rs||Special agent Colby Granger|
|2007||Last of the Romantics||Chet Dickman|
|2008||Quid Pro Quo||Scott|
|2010||NCIS||Lt. Jason Dean|
|2011||The Mentalist||Dean Puttock|
|2011||Fixing Pete||Pete Camden|
|2011||Grey's Anatomy||Griffith Lewis||2 Episodes|
|2014||Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Rooster||1 Episode|
- Dylan Bruno at the Internet Movie Database
- Dylan Bruno at AllMovie
- Sampling of Dylan's voice-over work