Brad Savage

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Brad Savage
Brad Savage

(1965-12-09) December 9, 1965 (age 53)
Years active1967–1988, 2008
Spouse(s)Bronwen R. Craig (1988–present) (2 children)
ChildrenKeaton Savage

Brad Savage (born December 9, 1965) is an American actor best known for his role as Danny in the 1984 movie Red Dawn, for which he received a nomination for the Young Artist Award in the category "Best Young Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Musical, Comedy, Adventure or Drama".

Life and career[edit]

Savage was born in Livonia, Michigan in 1965. His mother, Judy, became a talent agent after Brad began his acting career.[1] His sister, Tracie Savage, is an actor.

While known for Red Dawn, Savage also appeared in many television shows in the 1970s and 1980s, including Salem's Lot, CHiPs, Mork & Mindy, Emergency!, Fantasy Island and The Love Boat.

He appeared in several other films including Two-Minute Warning, The Apple Dumpling Gang, Echoes of a Summer, No Deposit, No Return, Return from Witch Mountain and Islands in the Stream.[2]

Savage currently plays bass guitar and sings in the celebrity group "Band from TV" with Greg Grunberg, Hugh Laurie, James Denton, Bob Guiney, Bonnie Somerville and others.[3]


Savage is married to Bronwen R. Craig and has two children. His son, Keaton Savage, is an actor.[citation needed]


  1. ^ Profile,; accessed March 2, 2016.
  2. ^ "Brad Savage Credits". September 29, 2010. Retrieved October 5, 2010.
  3. ^ "Official Band From TV Website Supporting Cast and Guest Stars". Archived from the original on October 6, 2008. Retrieved October 5, 2010.


  • Holmstrom, John. The Moving Picture Boy: An International Encyclopaedia from 1895 to 1995. Norwich, Michael Russell, 1996, p. 357.

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