Bruce Weitz

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Bruce Weitz
Weitz at the Big Apple Convention in Manhattan, 2009.
Bruce Peter Weitz

(1943-05-27) May 27, 1943 (age 76)
Years active1976–present
Known forSgt. Michael Belker – Hill Street Blues
Cecilia Hart
(m. 1971; div. 1980)

Vivian Davis
(m. 1986)

Bruce Peter Weitz (born May 27, 1943) is an American actor who is perhaps best known[1] for his role as Sgt. Michael "Mick" Belker in the NBC police drama Hill Street Blues[1], which ran from 1981 until 1987. Weitz won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 1984 for his role in the series.


Early life[edit]

Weitz was born in Norwalk, Connecticut, the son of Sybil (née Rubel), a homemaker, and Joseph Weitz, who owned a liquor store.[2]


Weitz appeared in the 1998 film Deep Impact[1] and also appeared in the films Half Past Dead[1] and El Cortez.[1] His guest appearances on television include NYPD Blue, Quincy, Midnight Caller, Sisters, Superman: The Animated Series as Bruno Mannheim, JAG, The X-Files, The West Wing, and Highlander: The Series. Weitz portrayed Anthony Zacchara on General Hospital from 2007-12.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Weitz married actress Cecilia Hart in 1971; later divorcing in 1980.[3] Weitz has been married to Vivian Davis since 1986; they have one son. In 2001, Weitz was named honorary mayor of Reseda, Los Angeles.

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Bruce Weitz". The New York Times.
  2. ^ "Bruce Weitz profile". 1943-05-27. Retrieved 2012-02-29.
  3. ^ TV Guide (1983)

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