Bruce Abbott





7/28/1954 , Portland, Oregon, USA

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Bruce Abbott is best known for his role on Dark Justice and films the Re-Animator and Summer Heat.

Bruce was born on 07/28/54 in Portland, Oregon and he was bitten by the acting bug when he was still a teenager. He began working as a dancer and actor in the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland. He stayed with the festival for three seasons in the late 1970’s. He followed his dream to Hollywood and has been working for the last 20 plus years. His first role was as the villain in Tag. He went on to make a name for himself as a Dark Prince, excelling in roles with a duality of human nature. He has starred and guest stared many movies and TV shows.

He met Linda Hamilton (Beauty and the Beast, The Terminator saga) while working on Tag and they were married from December of 1982 to 1989. They have one son, Dalton Abbott (10/04/89), who played the baby; John Connor in Terminator 2. Shortly after they divorced in 1989, he met Kathleen Quinlan (Family Law, Apollo 13) while filming the made for TV movie Trapped. They married on April 12, 1994 and they have one son.

At this point in his career, Bruce has decided to pursue other interests in his life. He is working in the custom design industry and is an architect. He is not ruling out a return to the spotlight, but the role must be right for him.