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  • Real name : Stuart Bruce Greenwood
  • Date of birth : 12/08/1956

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Bruce Greenwood (1956)

Stuart Bruce Greenwood

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Bruce Greenwood is a Canadian actor and musician. He is generally known for his roles as U.S. presidents in Thirteen Days and National Treasure: Book of Secrets and for his role as Captain Christopher Pike in the 2009 Star Trek film. He has appeared in several supporting roles, such as Hollywood Homicide, Double Jeopardy, Déjà Vu, I, Robot, Dinner for Schmucks, Capote and most recently 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 Young Justice.

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 personal life
Greenwood was born Stuart Bruce Greenwood in 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.

 career
Greenwood is known in the United States for his appearances in Star Trek, I, Robot, Double Jeopardy, The Core, Thirteen Days , Capote (in which he played Jack Dunphy, Truman Capote's lover), Eight Below and Firehouse Dog.

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 biopic I'm Not There. He recently appeared in Dinner for Schmucks as a cruel finance 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 he played the part of Ben Stevenson in the critically acclaimed film, Mao's Last Dancer

Greenwood voiced Batman in the animated film, Batman: Under the Red Hood. He also voices
the character in the Young Justice animated series.

Greenwood played the lead role in the horror thriller Cell 213.

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