In 2009 he received the Lady Harimaguada award for his lifetime achievements.
Bruno is married since 1965 and has a son called Daniel, born 1972 and blind since 1976.
Bruno was honored by Austrian President Heinz Fischer with the highest honor for performances in culture and science in 2006.
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival honored Bruno with the Special Jury award for his role as Adolf Hitler in 2004.
Bruno got elected Actor of the Year in 1973 by the magazine Theater Today.
In 1980 he received the Chaplin Shoe from the German Actors Association.
In 1976 Bruno got the state movie award of West-Germany.
In 1991 Bruno received the Hans Reinhart-Ring of the Swiss comittee of Arts in Theaters.
He won a Bambi award in 2004 for his role as Adolf Hitler.
He received the Berlin movie award in 2001
He was honored with the David di Donatello Award in 2000.
In 1998 he received the highest cultural honor of France: He was named Officier dans l'ordre des arts et des lettres
Bruno got honored with the European Movie Award in 2000.
Bruno received the Adolf-Grimme award in 1999.
In 1996 Bruno received the Iffland-Ring with goes to most important German speaking actor since over 200 years. The owner keeps it until he thinks somebody is now better than him. Bruno got the Ring from Josef Meinrad who kept it for almost 20 years.
Bruno is only 5' 6" (1.68 m) tall. That fact helped him to get some of his most famous roles in movies and on stage.
Bruno turned down a offer by Steven Spielberg to play in the movie Schindler's List (1993).
In 2005 he told the press that was the biggest mistake in his life.
Bruno was on the cover of a special by the Los Angeles Times, February 27th 2005, for his role as Adolf Hitler.
Although Bruno always lived in Switzerland, he made most of his career in Germany and till 1990 in West-Germany.