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Bruce Davison

1946-06-28 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Image of Bruce Davison


Bruce Allen Davison (born June 28, 1946) is an American actor and director. He's known for his role as Senator Robert Kelly in the X-Men film franchise – through X-Men (2000) and X2 (2003). He's also well known for his starring role as Willard Stiles in the cult horror film Willard (1971) and his Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning performance in Longtime Companion (1989), and as Thomas Semmes in the HBO original movie Vendetta. His other notable film roles are as Grandpa in Black Beauty (2015), Brig. Gen. Bill Marks in High Crimes, Durwood Cable in Runaway Jury, Dr. Charles Aaron in At First Sight, Richard Bowden in Apt Pupil, Reverend Parris in The Crucible, Ruby in Spies Like Us, and Richard Hagstrom in Stephen King's Golden Tales and Tales from the Darkside - the TV movie and originally in an episode of the anthology series. His best known TV roles are as Dr. Charles Graiman on the TV movie and series Knight Rider (2008), Doug Hellman on Close to Home (2005-2007), Dr. Stegman on Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital (2004-2005), George Henderson on the series Harry and the Hendersons (1991-1993), and Scott Wallace on The Practice.


Game of Power Ballard Wright 2025-02-02
Condor's Nest Gerhardt Schrude 2023-01-27
From the Shadows Dr. Joseph Cawl 2023-09-22
Suitable Flesh Ephraim Waite 2023-10-27
The Good Neighbor Grant 2022-06-17
Evil at the Door John Doe 2022-01-21
The Manor Roland 2021-10-08
My True Fairytale Martin Goodwin 2021-04-09
The Gift of Christmas Bob Rodgers 2020-11-01
More Beautiful for Having Been Broken Colin 2020-05-08
Captors Silas Visler 2020-10-05
Await the Dawn David 2020-09-18
We Still Say Grace Harold 2020-12-11
Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies Self 2020-08-18
Influence Walter Klein 2020-02-20
A Violent Man Benjamin Green 2019-02-08
Christmas at the Plaza Reginald Brookwater 2019-11-28
The Great Alaskan Race Governor Bone 2019-02-27
Along Came the Devil II Reverend Michael 2019-10-11
Itsy Bitsy Walter 2019-09-13
Wish Man Frank Shankwitz Sr. 2019-06-07
Along Came the Devil Reverend Michael 2018-08-10
Abnormal Attraction Dr. Stanley Cole 2018-03-01
Any Bullet Will Do Jonathan Carrington 2018-09-04
Cemetery Tales: A Tale of Two Sisters 2018-10-12
Corbin Nash Jack 2018-04-20
Insidious: The Last Key Christian Rainier 2018-01-03
A Fairy's Game Spindly (voice) 2018-06-01
Love Locks Hugo Blanchet 2017-01-28
Yamasong: March of the Hollows P'Torr The Exile 2017-09-10
9/11 Monohan 2017-09-07
The Slider 2017-12-31
Last Rampage Cooper 2017-09-22
Bender Mayor Prentiss 2016-10-14
Get a Job Lawrence Wilheimer 2016-03-17
Displacement Prof. Peter Deckard 2016-06-15
The Curse of Sleeping Beauty Richard 2016-05-05
Fishes 'n Loaves: Heaven Sent Pastor Ezekiel 2016-09-06
The Bronx Bull D.A. Bonomi 2016-06-13
Charlie's Gift 2016-12-12
The Mystery of Casa Matusita Victor 2016-09-01
Oceanus: Act One Commander Mitch Conrad 2015-07-23
Black Beauty Grandpa 2015-07-16
The Leisure Class Edward 2015-11-02
108 Stitches Coach Scott Deshields 2014-09-12
Words and Pictures Walt 2014-05-22
37 Psychic 2014-08-08
Persecuted Senator Donald Harrison 2014-05-09
Saving Lincoln William H. Seward 2013-02-15
The Lords of Salem Francis Matthias 2013-04-18
Beyond the Heavens Oliver Henry (adult) 2013-10-01
Stealing Roses Mr. Lowell 2012-06-01
Return of the Killer Shrews Jerry Farrell 2012-11-15
Bigfoot Sheriff Walt Henderson 2012-10-28
The Millionaire Tour The Roman 2012-07-31
That Guy... Who Was in That Thing Self 2012-10-11
Earth's Final Hours Rothman 2011-05-31
The Congregation Amos Christner 2011-04-10
3 Holiday Tails Rod Wright 2011-11-15
God Don't Make the Laws Bud Kelly / Mayor 2011-12-01
Coffin Garrison 2011-10-27
Munger Road Chief Kirkhoven 2011-09-30
Arctic Blast Winslaw 2010-08-04
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths President Slade Wilson (voice) 2010-02-23
Titanic II James Maine 2010-08-07
Camp Hell Fr. Phineas McAllister 2010-08-13
MegaFault Dr. Mark Rhodes 2009-10-10
A Golden Christmas Rod Wright 2009-12-23
La Linea Anthony 2009-05-11
Christmas Angel Nick Anderson 2009-11-10
Knight Rider Charles Graiman 2008-02-17
The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice Professor Lazlo 2008-10-25
Breach John O'Neill 2007-02-12
The Dead Girl Leah's Father 2006-11-07
Confession Father Thomas Parker 2005-11-29
Going Shopping Adam 2005-09-30
8MM 2 Ambassador Harrington 2005-11-22
Hate Crime Pastor Boyd 2005-01-14
Touched Robert Davis 2005-11-01
The Clinic Martin Landrum 2004-01-10
Evergreen Frank 2004-01-01
Kingdom Hospital Dr. Stegman 2004-03-03
Runaway Jury Durwood Cable 2003-01-16
ManFast Rupert Iris 2003-01-01
X2 Senator Kelly 2003-04-27
Out of the Ashes Peter Schuman, Interrogator 2003-04-13
Dahmer Lionel Dahmer 2002-06-21
L.A. Law: The Movie Lawrence Diebenkorn 2002-05-12
Too Young to Be a Dad Dan Freeman 2002-06-10
High Crimes Brig. Gen. Bill Marks 2002-04-05
Off Season Dr. Zimmer 2001-12-16
Crazy/Beautiful Tom Oakley 2001-06-29
On The Edge (segment "The Other Side") 2001-06-28
Summer Catch Rand Parrish 2001-08-22
The King Is Alive Ray 2000-05-11
X-Men: The Mutant Watch Sen. Robert Kelly 2000-07-02
X-Men Senator Kelly 2000-07-13
A Memory in My Heart Chase Stewart 1999-03-02
At First Sight Dr. Charles Aaron 1999-01-15
Vendetta Thomas Semmes 1999-07-03
Locked in Silence Jim 1999-01-01
Little Girl Fly Away Frank 1998-10-06
Paulie Dr. Reingold 1998-04-17
Apt Pupil Richard Bowden 1998-10-23
The Trial of Adolf Eichmann Yehiel Dinur (voice) 1997-04-30
Color of Justice Frank Gainer 1997-09-07
Lovelife Bruce 1997-04-01
After Jimmy Sam Stapp 1996-09-24
Grace of My Heart John Murray 1996-09-13
Hidden in America Michael 1996-12-01
Widow's Kiss Justin Sager 1996-01-18
It's My Party Rodney Bingham 1996-03-22
The Crucible Reverend Parris 1996-11-27
Far from Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog John McCormick 1995-01-13
The Cure Dr. Stevens 1995-04-21
Down, Out and Dangerous Brad Harrington 1995-08-23
The Baby-Sitters Club Watson 1995-08-18
Homage Joseph Smith 1995-05-03
The Skateboard Kid II Burt Squires 1995-01-01
Someone Else's Child Nick Callahan 1994-12-04
Short Cuts Howard Finnigan 1993-09-05
A Mother's Revenge Bill Sanders 1993-11-14
Six Degrees of Separation Larkin 1993-12-08
An Ambush of Ghosts Bill Betts 1993-01-22
Live! From Death Row Laurence Dvorak 1992-04-03
Desperate Choices: To Save My Child Richard Robbins 1992-10-05
Steel and Lace Albert Morton 1991-01-30
Stolen: One Husband Dr. Peter Foley 1990-11-18
Tales from the Darkside Richard Hagstrom 1990-11-29
Longtime Companion David 1989-10-11
Lady in a Corner Bill Guthrie 1989-12-11
The Misfit Brigade Porta 1987-07-02
The Ladies Club Richard Harrison 1986-04-01
Spies Like Us Ruby 1985-12-06
Stephen King's Golden Tales Richard Hagstrom 1985-10-19
Crimes of Passion Donny Hopper 1984-10-19
William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew Tranio 1983-02-06
Ghost Dancing Calvin Oberst 1983-05-30
Lies Stuart Russell 1983-06-01
Kiss My Grits Dolin T. Pike 1982-06-18
Tomorrow's Child Cliff Bender 1982-03-22
High Risk Dan 1981-05-01
Incident at Crestridge Clint Larsen 1981-12-29
The Wave Ben Ross 1981-10-04
The Lathe of Heaven George Orr 1980-01-09
The Gathering, Part II George 1979-12-17
The Horror Show (archive footage) 1979-02-06
Mind Over Murder Jason 1979-10-23
Brass Target Col. Robert Dawson 1978-12-22
Deadman's Curve Dean Torrence 1978-02-03
Summer of My German Soldier Anton Reiker 1978-10-30
French Quarter Kid Ross / Inspector Sordik 1978-08-01
Grand Jury Bobby Allen 1977-01-01
Portrait of Grandpa Doc 1977-11-05
The Gathering George 1977-12-04
Short Eyes Clark Davis 1977-09-28
Mother, Jugs & Speed Leroy 1976-05-26
The Last Survivors Michael Larsen 1975-03-04
Mame Patrick as an adult 1974-03-07
Peege 1973-10-01
The Affair Jamie Patterson 1973-11-20
Ulzana's Raid Lt. Garnett DeBuin 1972-10-27
The Jerusalem File 1972-02-02
Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me Fitzgore 1971-09-15
Willard Willard Stiles 1971-07-30
The Strawberry Statement Simon 1970-08-28
Last Summer Dan 1969-06-10
The Roommates Arthur