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)|
Bruce Greenwood (born Stuart Bruce Greenwood; 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.
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. He has also dabbled in voice acting, contributing to the Canadian animated series Class of the Titans as Chiron and the voice of 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 teacher 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 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.
|1979||Bear Island||Technician Tommy|
|1986||The Malibu Bikini Shop||Todd|
|1988||In the Line of Duty: The F.B.I. Murders||Jerry Dove|
|1989||Wild Orchid||Jerome McFarland|
|1990||The Little Kidnappers||Willem Hooft||Nominated—Gemini Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|1990||Summer Dreams: The Story of the Beach Boys||Dennis Wilson|
|1991||The Servants of Twilight||Detective Charlie Harrison|
|1992||Passenger 57||Stuart Ramsey|
|1994||Treacherous Beauties||Jason Hollister|
|1997||Fathers' Day||Bob Andrews|
|1997||The Sweet Hereafter||Billy||Nominated—Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|1998||Thick as Thieves||Bo|
|1998||Disturbing Behavior||Dr. Edgar Caldicott|
|1999||Double Jeopardy||Nick Parsons/ Simon Ryder / Jonathan Devereaux||Nominated—Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Supporting Actor – Suspense|
|1999||The Soul Collector||Zacariah|
|2000||Here on Earth||Earl Cavanaugh|
|2000||Rules of Engagement||National Security Advisor Bill Sokal|
|2000||Thirteen Days||John F. Kennedy||Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture|
|2002||Ararat||Clarence Ussher / Martin|
|2003||The Core||Cmdr. Robert Iverson|
|2003||Hollywood Homicide||Lt. Bennie Macko|
|2004||I, Robot||Lawrence Robertson|
|2004||The Riverman||Robert Keppel|
|2004||The Republic of Love||Tom Avery|
|2004||Being Julia||Lord Charles||Nominated—Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|2005||Racing Stripes||Nolan Walsh|
|2005||Mee-Shee: The Water Giant||Sean Cambell|
|2005||The World's Fastest Indian||Jerry|
|2005||Capote||Jack Dunphy||Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture|
|2006||Eight Below||Davis McClaren|
|2006||Deja Vu||Agent Jack McCready|
|2006||The Mermaid Chair||Hugh Sullivan|
|2007||Firehouse Dog||Connor Fahey|
|2007||I'm Not There||Keenan Jones / Garrett||Nominated—Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast|
|2007||National Treasure: Book of Secrets||The President|
|2008||Cyborg Soldier||Simon Hart|
|2009||Star Trek||Captain Christopher Pike||Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Cast
Nominated—Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
|2009||Mao's Last Dancer||Ben Stevenson|
|2009||A Dog Named Christmas||George McCray|
|2010||Batman: Under the Red Hood||Bruce Wayne/Batman (voice)|
|2010||Cell 213||The Warden|
|2010||Meek's Cutoff||Stephen Meeks|
|2010||Dinner for Schmucks||Lance Fender|
|2011||Cristiada||Ambassador Dwight Morrow|
|2011||Super 8||Cooper||"Cooper" was the nickname given by the Super 8 filming crew to the monster that wreaked havoc in the movie. Greenwood performed motion-capture as the extraterrestrial alien creature from another world.|
|2013||And Now a Word From Our Sponsor||Adan Kundle|
|2013||The Place Beyond the Pines||Bill Killcullen|
|2013||Star Trek Into Darkness||Admiral Christopher Pike|
|2014||Endless Love||Hugh Butterfield|
|2014||Elephant Song||Dr. Toby Green|
|2014||Good Kill||Jack Johns|
|2015||Fathers and Daughters||William||Filming|
|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|
|1986–1988||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|
|1991–1992||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|
|1995–1996||Nowhere Man||Thomas Veil||25 episodes|
|1997–1998||The Larry Sanders Show||Roger Bingham||3 episodes|
|1997–1998||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
|2010–2013||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||American Crime Story||Gil Garcetti||2 episodes|
Awards and nominations
|1992||Gemini Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - The Little Kidnappers||Nominated|
|1995||Gemini Awards||Best Guest Performance in a Series by an Actor - Avonlea||Won|
|1997||Genie Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - The Sweet Hereafter||Nominated|
|2000||Blockbuster Entertainment Awards||Favorite Supporting Actor - Suspense: Double Jeopardy||Nominated|
|2001||Satellite Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Drama - Thirteen Days||Won|
|Gemini Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series - Haven||Nominated|
|2005||Genie Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Being Julia||Nominated|
|2006||Screen Actors Guild Awards||Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Capote||Nominated|
|2009||Boston Society of Film Critics Awards||Best Ensemble Cast - Star Trek||Won|
|2010||Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards||Best Acting Ensemble - Star Trek||Nominated|
|Gemini Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series - The Summit||Nominated|
|2015||Whistler Film Festival||Career achievement award|
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