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Bruce Abbott

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bruce Paul Abbott (born July 28, 1954; Portland, Oregon) is an American actor. He has appeared in movies such as Re-Animator, Bad Dreams, The Prophecy II, Out of Time, and Bride of Re-Animator, and the TV series Dark Justice. Abbott's career began as a dancer/actor in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon, where he spent three seasons in the late 1970s. In 1980, Abbott relocated from Portland to Hollywood ("in the middle of the actors' strike, and I didn't know Anyone," he recalls). Shortly afterwards, he was cast as the villain in the movie Tag: The Assassination Game. He met his future (first) wife, Linda Hamilton on the set. The union produced one child, Dalton Bruce (born October 4, 1989) (who can be seen in Terminator II as "Infant John Connor"). Bruce and Linda divorced circa 1989. That same year, on the Dallas, Texas, set of the TV movie Trapped, Abbott met actress Kathleen Quinlan. They married April 12, 1994 and have 1 son, Tyler Quinlan (born October 17, 1990). Throughout his career, Abbott has been a guest star on many TV series Murder She Wrote, Family Law, Diagnosis: Murder, and more. He had a recurring role in the short-lived series The Net, based on the film of the same title starring Sandra Bullock. Abbott is semi-retired from acting. He is an architect and artist and works in the custom-design industry. He has designed his last two homes. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bruce Abbott, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jul 28, 1954 In Portland, Oregon, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Tag: The Assassination Game 1982-04-20
Latest Project:
Movie Re-Animator Resurrectus 2007-01-01
Known For
Poster of Trance
Poster of Kaleidoscope
Poster of Murder, She Wrote
Poster of Tag: The Assassination Game
Movie Re-Animator Resurrectus Himself 2007-01-01
Movie Trance Taylor Black 2002-07-01
Series UC: Undercover Unknown 2001-09-30
Movie The Prophecy II Thomas Daggett 1998-01-20
Movie The Demolitionist Jack Crowley 1995-03-09
Series Diagnosis: Murder Unknown 1993-10-29
Series Dark Justice Judge Nicholas Marshall 1991-04-05
Movie Dillinger Harry Pierpont 1991-01-06
Movie Johnny Ryan Tom Kelly 1990-07-29
Movie Kaleidoscope Sam (Father) 1990-10-15
Movie Trapped 'John Doe' 1989-06-14
Movie Bride of Re-Animator Dr. Dan Cain 1989-10-01
Movie Bad Dreams Dr. Alex Karmen 1988-04-08
Movie Casual Sex? Keith 1988-04-22
Movie Out of Time Channing Taylor 1988-07-17
Movie Interzone Swan 1987-01-01
Movie Summer Heat Jack Ruffin 1987-05-29
Series Beauty and the Beast Devin Wells 1987-09-25
Series MacGyver Unknown 1985-09-29
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Tag: The Assassination Game Loren Gersh 1982-04-20
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