Bruce Dern's daughter Laura is also an actress.
He was in the movie The Haunting.
Bruce did the voice of Link Static in the movie Small Soldiers.
He was in the movie The Glass House .
He is married to Andrea Beckett.
Jack Nicholson claimed that Dern was the best of the new breed of actors who had been born just before World War II and were coming into their own in the 1970s.
He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Coming Home a movie that came out in 1978.
He is 6ft tall.
Father-in-law of (musician) Ben Harper
Grandchildren of Ellery Walker Harper & Jaya Harper.
Nephew of poet Archibald Macleish
His grandfather was George Dern, former Governor of Utah & FDR's first Secretary of War.
He had two daughters by Diane Ladd. His eldest daughter, born in 1961, accidentally drowned at 18 months of age, years before his second child, Laura Dern, was born in 1967.
One of the select few actors to kill actor John Wayne on the silver screen in the movie The Cowboys that came out in 1972. He even received some death threats out of it.
Born at 3:11am-CDT
Alumnus of New Trier Township High School East, Winnetka, Illinois. Other New Trier graduates include Ralph Bellamy, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson, Hugh O'Brien, Ann-Margret, Penelope Milford, Virginia Madsen and Liz Phair.
Bruce: Because I'm the only actor who ever killed John Wayne in a picture, producers have pegged me for a villain.