Greenwood at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival
|Born||Stuart Bruce Greenwood
August 12, 1956
Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Susan Devlin (m. 1985)|
Stuart Bruce Greenwood (born August 12, 1956) is a Canadian actor and producer. He is generally known for his roles as U.S. presidents in Thirteen Days and National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Ben Stevenson in Mao's Last Dancer and for his role as Captain Christopher Pike in the 2009 Star Trek film and its sequel Star Trek Into Darkness. In television, Greenwood starred as Gil Garcetti in The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, and has appeared in Mad Men, St. Elsewhere, Knots Landing and John from Cincinnati.
He has appeared in supporting roles in such films as Hollywood Homicide, Double Jeopardy, Déjà Vu, I, Robot, Dinner for Schmucks, Capote, and as the motion capture alien dubbed "Cooper" in Super 8. Greenwood is also a voice actor; his voice roles include Chiron in the Canadian animated series Class of the Titans and Bruce Wayne / Batman in Batman: Under the Red Hood and Young Justice.
Stuart Bruce Greenwood was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, the son of Mary Sylvia (née Ledingham), a nurse who worked in an extended care unit, and Hugh John Greenwood, a Vancouver-born geophysicist and professor who taught at Princeton University. He is married to Susan Devlin and lives in Los Angeles.
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Greenwood is known in the United States for his appearances in Star Trek; I, Robot; Double Jeopardy; The Core; Thirteen Days, (in which he played president John F. Kennedy); Capote, (in which he played Jack Dunphy, Truman Capote's lover); Eight Below, (in which he played Professor Davis McClaren); and Firehouse Dog. He is also known for his role in the video game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as the voice of Overlord.
He had prominent roles in the award winning Atom Egoyan films Exotica, The Sweet Hereafter, and Ararat. He appeared in the 1980s teen cult film The Malibu Bikini Shop and starred in Mee-Shee: The Water Giant. He played a role in The World's Fastest Indian and also featured in the Bob Dylan biographical film I'm Not There. He appeared in Dinner for Schmucks as the cruel executive who hosts a dinner for "idiots".
On television, Greenwood had roles on St. Elsewhere, (Dr. Seth Griffin, 1986–1988); Knots Landing, (Pierce Lawton, 1991–1992); and a starring role in the UPN series Nowhere Man, (Thomas Veil, 1995–1996). He also guest starred on the popular Canadian show Road to Avonlea for one episode. He won a Gemini Award for this role as "Best Guest Performance in a Series by an Actor".
On June 10, 2007, HBO's John from Cincinnati premiered, starring Greenwood. Greenwood also appears as the President of the United States in National Treasure: Book of Secrets. He played the Beach Boys drummer, Dennis Wilson, in Summer Dreams: Story of the Beach Boys. In 2009, he worked with Australian director Bruce Beresford, playing the part of Ben Stevenson, (Artistic Director of Houston Ballet), in the critically acclaimed film Mao's Last Dancer. Greenwood voiced Bruce Wayne / Batman in the animated film Batman: Under the Red Hood and in Young Justice.
Greenwood played the lead role in the horror thriller Cell 213. He is the lead for the Steven Spielberg produced 2012 ABC series The River and reprised his role as Admiral Christopher Pike for J. J. Abrams' Star Trek Into Darkness. In 2015, Greenwood had a recurring role on Mad Men, during the last few episodes of that show's final season.
|1980||Huckleberry Finn and His Friends||Bob Grangerford||3 episodes|
|1984||Legmen||Jack Gage||6 episodes|
|1984||Jessie||Detective Roy Moss||2 episodes|
|1985||Peyton Place: The Next Generation||Dana Harrington||Television movie|
|1986–88||St. Elsewhere||Dr. Seth Griffin||45 episodes|
|1987||Matlock||Mitchel Gordon||Episode: "The Billionaire"|
|1987||Jake and the Fatman||Carson Warfield||Episode: "Fatal Attraction"|
|1989||Twist of Fate||Daniel Grossman||2 episodes|
|1991–92||Knots Landing||Pierce Lawton||22 episodes|
|1991||Veronica Clare||Lieutenant Gil Reed||2 episodes|
|1994||Hardball||Dave Logan||9 episodes|
|1994||Heart of a Child||Fred Schouten||Television movie|
|1995–96||Nowhere Man||Thomas Veil||25 episodes|
|1997–98||The Larry Sanders Show||Roger Bingham||3 episodes|
|1997–98||Sleepwalkers||Dr. Nathan Bradford||9 episodes|
|2006||Class of the Titans||Chiron||14 episodes|
|2007||John from Cincinnati||Mitch Yost||9 episodes|
|2008||The Summit||Richard Adderly||2 episodes
Nominated—Gemini Award for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Dramatic Special
|2010–13||Young Justice||Various||22 episodes|
|2012||The River||Dr. Emmet Cole||8 episodes|
|2013||The Challenger||General Kutyna||Television movie|
|2015||Mad Men||Richard Burghoff||4 episodes|
|2015||Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp||Bill Martinson||Episode: "Electro/City"|
|2016||The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story||Gil Garcetti||10 episodes|
Awards and nominations
- "Bruce Greenwood profile". filmreference.com. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
- Fitzpatrick, Kevin (2010-07-23). "Comic-Con 2010: Young Justice Goes Under Cover". UGO Networks. Retrieved 2010-07-23.
- "Freestyle Releasing Locks Down 'Cell 213'". bloody-disgusting.com.
- "Trailer Debut for IFC Midnight's 'Cell 211' -". bloody-disgusting.com.