Bruce Dern

Born:  June 4, 1936, Chicago, Illinois


1960:  Wild River

1964:  Marnie, Hush…Hush Sweet Charlotte

1966:  The Wild Angels

1967:  The War Wagon, The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, The Trip, Waterhole Three, Will Penny

1968:  Psych-Out, Hang ‘Em High

1969:  Support Your Local Sheriff!, Castle Keep, Number One, The Cycle Savages, They Shoot Horses Don’t They

1970:  Bloody Mama, The Rebel Rousers

1971:  The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant, Drive He Said

1972:  The Cowboys, Silent Running, Thumb Tripping, The King of Marvin Gardens

1973:  Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid, The Laughing Policeman

1974:  The Great Gatsby

1975:  Posse, Smile

1976:  Family Plot, Won Ton Ton: The Dog Who Saved Hollywood, The Twist

1977:  Black Sunday

1978:  Coming Home, The Driver

1980:  Middle Age Crazy

1981:  Tattoo

1982:  That Championship Season, Harry Tracy: Dead or Alive

1986:  On The Edge

1987:  The Big Town, World Gone Wild

1988:  1969

1989:  The ‘Burbs

1990:  After Dark My Sweet

1992:  Midnight Sting

1995:  Mrs. Munck, Wild Bill

1996:  Down Periscope, Mulholland Falls, Last Man Standing

1998:  Small Soldiers

1999:  The Haunting, If…Dog…Rabbit

2000:  All The Pretty Horses

2001:  Madison, The Glass House

2003:  Masked and Anonymous, Milwaukee Minnesota, Monster

2005:  Down In The Valley

2006:  Believe In Me, Walker Payne, The Astronaut Farmer, The Hard Easy

2007:  The Cake Eaters, The Death and Life of Bobby Z

2008:  Swamp Devil, The Golden Boys

2009:  American Cowslip, The Hole, The Lightkeepers

2010:  Trim

2011:  Choose, From Up On Poppy Hill, Inside Out, Twixt

2012:  Hitting The Cycle, Django Unchained

2013:  Toolbox Murders 2, Northern Borders, NebraskaFighting For Freedom

2014:  Cut Bank

2015:  The Hateful Eight

2017:  Class Rank, The Lears, American Violence, Hickok, Our Souls At Night, Chappaquiddick, V-Force: New Dawn of V.I.C.T.O.R.Y.

2018:  Nostalgia, American Dresser, Lez Bomb, White Boy Rick, Warning Shot, Freaks

2019:  The Mustang, The Peanut Butter Falcon, Nation’s Fire, Once Upon A Time In…Hollywood, Remember Me, Ravage, Inherit The Viper, Badland, The Artist’s Wife

2020:  Emperor

2021:  Last Call


Academy Award Nominations:  Best Supporting Actor, Coming Home (1978); Best Actor, Nebraska (2013)

Golden Globe Award Nominations:  Best Supporting Actor, The Great Gatsby (1974); Coming Home (1978); Best Actor-Musical/Comedy, Nebraska (2013)

Emmy Award Nomination:  Best Guest Actor-Drama, Big Love (2011)

Berlin Film Festival Award:  Best Actor, That Championship Season (1983)

Cannes Film Festival Award:  Best Actor, Nebraska (2013)

Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations:  Best Actor, Nebraska (2013); Outstanding Motion Picture Cast, Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood (2019)


Photo by Gage Skidmore