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Birth information

22 June 1958 Birmingham, Michigan, USA

Given Name

Bruce Lorne Campbell

Nickname

The Chin
B-Movie Bruce

How tall is Bruce Campbell?

1.85 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Ida Gearon
Christine Deveau

Life Story of Bruce Campbell

In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead (1981), in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling video of 1983, beating out The Shining (1980). After its appearance at Cannes, where Stephen King dubbed it "the most ferociously original horror film of the year", New Line Cinema stepped forward to release "Evil Dead" in the U.S.

After co-producing Crimewave (1985), a cross-genre comedy written by Sam Raimi, Ethan and Joel Coen, Campbell moved to Los Angeles and quickly gained a foothold producing or starring in genre films such as the Maniac Cop (1988) series, Lunatics: A Love Story (1991), Moontrap (1989), and Mindwarp (1992), a post-apocalyptic "Jeremiah Johnson", during which he met his wife-to-be, filmmaker, Ida Gearon.

Campbell then rejoined his Detroit colleagues to star and co-produce the second and third films in the Evil Dead trilogy (Evil Dead II (1987) & Army of Darkness (1992)), completing 12 years of work on the cult favorite.

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Significant features of Bruce Campbell

His role of Ash from the Evil Dead films and video games
His large jaw bone, giving him the nickname "The Chin"
Brash and surly but witty and likeable characters
Unflappable confidence
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How much money has Bruce Campbell earned?

Army of Darkness (1992) $500,000
Running Time (1997) $5,000

Publications and Magazines about Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor. 2001

What movies did Bruce Campbell play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Ash vs Evil Dead (2018) , Last Fan Standing (2017) , Evil Dead (2013) , Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011) , Beyond Inside the Cave: The Making of Cavealien 2 (2009) , My Name Is Bruce (2007) , Man with the Screaming Brain (2005) , A Community Speaks (2004) , Fanalysis (2002) , Hatred of a Minute (2002) , Jack of All Trades (2000) , Army of Darkness (1992) , Lunatics: A Love Story (1991) , Easy Wheels (1989) , Evil Dead II (1987) , Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985) , Crimewave...

Birth information

22 June 1958 Birmingham, Michigan, USA

Given Name

Bruce Lorne Campbell

Nickname

The Chin
B-Movie Bruce

How tall is Bruce Campbell?

1.85 m

Who is(are) his/her spouse(s)?

Ida Gearon
Christine Deveau

Life Story of Bruce Campbell

In 1979 with his Detroit friends, Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert, Bruce Campbell raised $350,000 for a low-budget film, The Evil Dead (1981), in which he starred and co-executive produced. Completed piecemeal over four years, the film first gained notoriety in England where it became the best-selling video of 1983, beating out The Shining (1980). After its appearance at Cannes, where Stephen King dubbed it "the most ferociously original horror film of the year", New Line Cinema stepped forward to release "Evil Dead" in the U.S.

After co-producing Crimewave (1985), a cross-genre comedy written by Sam Raimi, Ethan and Joel Coen, Campbell moved to Los Angeles and quickly gained a foothold producing or starring in genre films such as the Maniac Cop (1988) series, Lunatics: A Love Story (1991), Moontrap (1989), and Mindwarp (1992), a post-apocalyptic "Jeremiah Johnson", during which he met his wife-to-be, filmmaker, Ida Gearon.

Campbell then rejoined his Detroit colleagues to star and co-produce the second and third films in the Evil Dead trilogy (Evil Dead II (1987) & Army of Darkness (1992)), completing 12 years of work on the cult favorite.

This...

Significant features of Bruce Campbell

His role of Ash from the Evil Dead films and video games
His large jaw bone, giving him the nickname "The Chin"
Brash and surly but witty and likeable characters
Unflappable confidence
...

How much money has Bruce Campbell earned?

Army of Darkness (1992) $500,000
Running Time (1997) $5,000

Publications and Magazines about Bruce Campbell

Bruce Campbell If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor. 2001

What movies did Bruce Campbell play or participate?

Producers Filmography
Ash vs Evil Dead (2018) , Last Fan Standing (2017) , Evil Dead (2013) , Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam Axe (2011) , Beyond Inside the Cave: The Making of Cavealien 2 (2009) , My Name Is Bruce (2007) , Man with the Screaming Brain (2005) , A Community Speaks (2004) , Fanalysis (2002) , Hatred of a Minute (2002) , Jack of All Trades (2000) , Army of Darkness (1992) , Lunatics: A Love Story (1991) , Easy Wheels (1989) , Evil Dead II (1987) , Sam Raimi Early Shorts (1985) , Crimewave...

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Bruce Campbell and Dana DeLorenzo in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

The L-shaped scar on his chin came from fighting with his brother, Don Campbell.

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Son of Charlie Campbell.

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He baby-sat Ted Raimi, the younger brother of Sam Raimi and Ivan Raimi.

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Lucy Lawless and Bruce Campbell in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

Often associated with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert.

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Bruce Campbell and Stephen Lovatt in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

Thought by Sam Raimi and other directors to take "the best head shot in the business."

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Was considered for the role of Agent Doggett on The X-Files (1993). He did make a guest appearance in The X-Files: Terms of Endearment (1999).

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Bruce Campbell and Arielle Carver-O'Neill in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

Attended Western Michigan University for six months before leaving to continue his already budding acting career. [1976]

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Now lives in a small town just outside of Medford, Oregon.

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Screen-tested for the lead role in The Phantom (1996).

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Bruce Campbell and Jessica Green in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

26 July 2003 - Received minor injuries in a car accident near Ashland, Oregon. He was hit by a man who was charged as DUI.

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Considered to be the best "Reverse Actor" in Hollywood.

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Bruce Campbell and Arielle Carver-O'Neill in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

Announced the winner of the 2nd Annual SPACEY Awards on April 18th, 2004 for "Favorite Horror Movie" - 28 Days Later... (2002).

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Bruce Campbell and Jessica Green in Ash vs Evil Dead (2015)

In Fargo (1996) and Intolerable Cruelty (2003), he is uncredited for playing soap actors.

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Bruce Campbell, Katrina Hobbs, Ray Santiago, etc.

Recorded a full-length commentary for Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) in character as Elvis.

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He won the audition for the lead role in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993) by grabbing the back of his shirt collar and flipping himself. He then had to repeat the trick at every callback, totaling about five or six flips.

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Long-time friend and frequent collaborator Sam Raimi originally wanted him to play the lead role in Darkman (1990) but the producers refused to cast him because they didn't think he could handle it. He appears at the end of the film as "Final Shemp".

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