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Bruce Davison


With his blond, clean-cut, Ivy League handsomeness and ready-whipped smile reminiscent of Kennedyesque times, actor Bruce Davison fits the prototype of today's more current crop of fresh-faced, likable blonds such as Brian Kerwin and Aaron Eckhart. While it proved difficult at times for the actor to get past those perfect features and find meatier... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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X-Men
X-Men Senator Kelly
(2000)
The Fosters
The Fosters Stewart Adams
(2015-2017)
Longtime Companion
(1989)
Willard
Willard Willard Stiles
(1971)

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 2016 Defrost: The Virtual Series (TV Movie) (post-production)
Michael Garrison
 2015-2017 The Fosters (TV Series)
Stewart Adams
- Chasing Waterfalls (2017) ... Stewart Adams
- Justify (2016) ... Stewart Adams
- Forty (2016) ... Stewart Adams
- Lucky (2015) ... Stewart Adams
- More Than Words (2015) ... Stewart Adams
 2017 The Last Tycoon (TV Series)
Cornelius Riddle
- A More Perfect Union (2017) ... Cornelius Riddle
- Nobody Recasts Like Monroe (2017) ... Cornelius Riddle
 2017 Love Locks (TV Movie)
Hugo Blanchet
 2016 The Exorcist (TV Series)
Pope Sebastian
- Chapter Ten: Three Rooms (2016) ... Pope Sebastian
 2016 TripTank (TV Series)
Daytona Jack
- The Director (2016) ... Daytona Jack (voice)
 2014-2016 Kingdom (TV Series)
Ron Prince
- Help Wanted (2016) ... Ron Prince
- Halos (2016) ... Ron Prince
- The Demon Had a Spell (2015) ... Ron Prince
- Eat Your Own Cooking (2014) ... Ron Prince
 2016 Unforgettable (TV Series)
Dr. Edward Wythe
- Paranoid Android (2016) ... Dr. Edward Wythe
 2015 The Leisure Class (TV Movie)
Edward
 2014 The Bay (TV Series)
Red Garrett
- Episode #1.10 (2014) ... Red Garrett
 2014 Sequestered (TV Series)
Ray Ferman
- Ashes to Ashes (2014) ... Ray Ferman
- Johannesburg (2014) ... Ray Ferman
- Up on the Roof (2014) ... Ray Ferman
- Like Sheep (2014) ... Ray Ferman
- Stop Crying (2014) ... Ray Ferman
 2014 The Legend of Korra (TV Series)
Lord Zuko / Guard
- Venom of the Red Lotus (2014) ... Lord Zuko (voice)
- The Ultimatum (2014) ... Lord Zuko (voice)
- Long Live the Queen (2014) ... Lord Zuko / Guard (voice)
- In Harm's Way (2014) ... Lord Zuko (voice)
- The Earth Queen (2014) ... Lord Zuko (voice)
 2014 Crossing Lines (TV Series)
Tactical Lead
- The Rescue (2014) ... Tactical Lead (as Bruce Davidson)
 2014 Those Who Kill (TV Series)
Howard Burgess
- Surrender (2014) ... Howard Burgess
- Untethered (2014) ... Howard Burgess
- Insomnia (2014) ... Howard Burgess
- A Safe Place (2014) ... Howard Burgess
- Always After (2014) ... Howard Burgess
 2012-2013 Last Resort (TV Series)
Admiral Arthur Shepard
- The Pointy End of the Spear (2013) ... Admiral Arthur Shepard
- Damn the Torpedoes (2013) ... Admiral Arthur Shepard
- Skeleton Crew (2012) ... Admiral Arthur Shepard
- Voluntold (2012) ... Admiral Arthur Shepard
- Eight Bells (2012) ... Admiral Arthur Shepard
 2012 Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (TV Series)
Mr. Sharpe
- Whatever It Takes... (2012) ... Mr. Sharpe
 2011-2012 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Judge Cyrus Maxwell
- Ashes to Ashes (2012) ... Judge Cyrus Maxwell
- Winning Ugly (2012) ... Judge Cyrus Maxwell
- Change of Heart (2011) ... Judge Cyrus Maxwell
 2012 Bigfoot (TV Movie)
Sheriff Walt Henderson
 2012 Luck (TV Series)
Hartstone
- Ace and Claire Tour a Horse Farm (2012) ... Hartstone
 2011 Covert Affairs (TV Series)
Max Langford
- Horse to Water (2011) ... Max Langford
 2011 Earth's Final Hours (TV Movie)
Rothman
 2011 3 Holiday Tails (TV Movie)
Rod Wright
 2011 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Steven Carver
- Ua Lawe Wale (2011) ... Steven Carver
 2011 Childrens Hospital (TV Series)
Narrator
 2011 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Avery Tinsdale
- Father of the Bride (2011) ... Avery Tinsdale
 2011 Castle (TV Series)
Lou Karnacki
- Law & Murder (2011) ... Lou Karnacki
 2010 The Glades (TV Series)
Wallace Dosher
- Second Chance (2010) ... Wallace Dosher
 2010 General Hospital (TV Series)
Wilhelm VonSchlagel / Wilhelm Van Schlagel / Wilhelm
- Episode #1.12126 (2010) ... Wilhelm VonSchlagel
- Episode #1.12125 (2010) ... Wilhelm VonSchlagel
- Episode #1.12105 (2010) ... Wilhelm Van Schlagel
- Episode #1.12104 (2010) ... Wilhelm Van Schlagel
- Episode #1.12096 (2010) ... Wilhelm
 2010 Leverage (TV Series)
Dan Blackwell
- The Underground Job (2010) ... Dan Blackwell
 2006-2010 Lost (TV Series)
Dr. Douglas Brooks
- Everybody Loves Hugo (2010) ... Dr. Douglas Brooks
- Dave (2006) ... Dr. Douglas Brooks
 2009-2010 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Josh Bedford
- Dead Eye (2010) ... Josh Bedford
- Implosion (2010) ... Josh Bedford
- Lost in the Shadows (2009) ... Josh Bedford
- Devil's Bargain (2009) ... Josh Bedford
- The Book of Changes (2009) ... Josh Bedford
 2010 Psych (TV Series)
Walter Snowden
- Think Tank (2010) ... Walter Snowden
 2009 A Golden Christmas (TV Movie)
Rod
 2009 MegaFault (TV Movie)
Dr. Mark Rhodes
 2009 The Closer (TV Series)
Russell Clark
- Identity Theft (2009) ... Russell Clark
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Father Davison
- Demonology (2009) ... Father Davison
 2008-2009 Knight Rider (TV Series)
Charles Graiman
- Knight to King's Pawn (2009) ... Charles Graiman
- Day Turns Into Knight (2009) ... Charles Graiman
- Don't Stop the Knight (2009) ... Charles Graiman
- Knight Fever (2008) ... Charles Graiman
- Knight of the Zodiac (2008) ... Charles Graiman
 2008 The Librarian: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (TV Movie)
Professor Lazlo / Vlad
 2008 The Cleaner (TV Series)
Quentin O'Hurley
- Let It Ride (2008) ... Quentin O'Hurley
 2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Silberman
- The Demon Hand (2008) ... Dr. Peter Silberman
 2005-2007 Close to Home (TV Series)
Doug Hellman / Hellman
- Eminent Domain (2007) ... Doug Hellman
- Fall from Grace (2007) ... Doug Hellman
- Drink the Cup (2007) ... Doug Hellman
- Getting In (2007) ... Doug Hellman
- A Father's Story (2006) ... Doug Hellman
 2007 The L Word (TV Series)
Leonard Kroll
- Literary License to Kill (2007) ... Leonard Kroll
- Lacy Lilting Lyrics (2007) ... Leonard Kroll
- Lez Girls (2007) ... Leonard Kroll
 2007 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series)
Dr. Michael Robert
- The Woman King (2007) ... Dr. Michael Robert
 2006 Untitled Brad Copeland Project (TV Movie)
 2006 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Dane Daniels
- Dead Air (2006) ... Dane Daniels
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini-Series)
Stan Lathem
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... Stan Lathem
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Stan Lathem
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Stan Lathem
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Robert Oliver
- Sacrifice (2005) ... Robert Oliver
 2005 Jack & Bobby (TV Series)
Judge Ryan Byrne
- Friends with Benefits (2005) ... Judge Ryan Byrne
 2005 Law & Order: Trial by Jury (TV Series)
Peter Betts
- Baby Boom (2005) ... Peter Betts
 2004 JAG (TV Series)
Dr. Morris Sperling
- The Man on the Bridge (2004) ... Dr. Morris Sperling
 2004 Kingdom Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Stegman
- Finale (2004) ... Dr. Stegman
- Shoulda' Stood in Bed (2004) ... Dr. Stegman
- Seizure Day (2004) ... Dr. Stegman
- The Passion of Reverend Jimmy (2004) ... Dr. Stegman
- Butterfingers (2004) ... Dr. Stegman
 2004 The Clinic (TV Movie)
Martin Landrum
 2003 Out of the Ashes (TV Movie)
Peter Schuman
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Dr. Graham Mandell
- Waste (2002) ... Dr. Graham Mandell
 2002 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series)
Menos
- The Seventh (2002) ... Menos
 2002 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Paul Cartwright
- Pilot (2002) ... Paul Cartwright
 2002 Too Young to Be a Dad (TV Movie)
Dan Freeman
 2002 L.A. Law: The Movie (TV Movie)
Lawrence Diebenkorn
 2001 Off Season (TV Movie)
Dr. Zimmer
 2001 On the Edge (TV Movie) (segment "The Other Side")
 2000-2001 The Practice (TV Series)
Scott Wallace
- An Early Frost (2001) ... Scott Wallace
- Friends and Ex-Lovers (2000) ... Scott Wallace
- The Deal (2000) ... Scott Wallace
- Show and Tell (2000) ... Scott Wallace
- We Hold These Truths... (2000) ... Scott Wallace
 1999-2000 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Burt Peters
- Hanlon's Choice (2000) ... Dr. Burt Peters
- Team Play (1999) ... Dr. Burt Peters
 1999 Vendetta (TV Movie)
Thomas Semmes
 1999 Locked in Silence (TV Movie)
Jim
 1999 A Memory in My Heart (TV Movie)
Chase Stewart
 1998 Little Girl Fly Away (TV Movie)
Frank
 1998 Dead Man's Gun (TV Series)
Bill Curtis
- Ties That Bind (1998) ... Bill Curtis
 1998 Touched by an Angel (TV Series)
Jake Weiss
- Elijah (1998) ... Jake Weiss
 1998 The Hunger (TV Series)
New Lighthouse Keeper
- The Lighthouse (1998) ... New Lighthouse Keeper
 1997 Color of Justice (TV Movie)
Frank Gainer
 1996-1997 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Wyck
- The Van Buren Boys (1997) ... Wyck
- The Soul Mate (1996) ... Wyck
- The Foundation (1996) ... Wyck
 1996 Hidden in America (TV Movie)
Dr. Michael Millerton
 1996 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series)
Jareth
- Remember (1996) ... Jareth
 1996 After Jimmy (TV Movie)
Sam Stapp
 1996 Widow's Kiss (TV Movie)
Justin Sager
 1995 Present Tense, Past Perfect (TV Short)
 1995 Down, Out & Dangerous (TV Movie)
Brad Harrington
 1995 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. 'Mac' McEnerney
- White Light Fever (1995) ... Dr. 'Mac' McEnerney
 1995 Cybill (TV Series)
Mark Davis
- Look Who's Stalking (1995) ... Mark Davis
 1995 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Luden Sandelton
- 99 & 44/100 Pure Horror (1995) ... Luden Sandelton
 1994 Someone Else's Child (TV Movie)
Nick Callahan
 1993 A Mother's Revenge (TV Movie)
Bill Sanders
 1991-1993 Harry and the Hendersons (TV Series)
George Henderson
- The Long Goodbyes: Part 2 (1993) ... George Henderson
- The Long Goodbyes: Part 1 (1993) ... George Henderson
- The Write Stuff (1993) ... George Henderson
- Skin Deep (1993) ... George Henderson
- Uncle Mack Comes Back (1993) ... George Henderson
 1992 Desperate Choices: To Save My Child (TV Movie)
Richard Robbins
 1992 Live! From Death Row (TV Movie)
Laurence Dvorak
 1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
Reverend Eugene 'Gene' Chapman
- Have Faith (1990) ... Reverend Eugene 'Gene' Chapman (as Bruce Davidson)
 1990 City (TV Series)
Councilman Gene Whalen
- Unfinished Business (1990) ... Councilman Gene Whalen
- Your Park or Mine (1990) ... Councilman Gene Whalen
 1990 Stolen: One Husband (TV Movie)
Doctor Peter Foley
 1990 Thirtysomething (TV Series)
Congressman Mainway
- Pulling Away (1990) ... Congressman Mainway
 1989 Lady in the Corner (TV Movie)
Bill Guthrie
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Jimmy Donahue (parts 1-3,5,6)
 1987 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
David Carroll
- The Cemetery Vote (1987) ... David Carroll
 1985-1987 Hunter (TV Series)
Capt. Wyler / Deputy Chief Wyler / Captain Wyler
- Requiem for Sergeant McCall (1987) ... Deputy Chief Wyler
- The Beautiful & the Dead: Part 2 (1986) ... Capt. Wyler
- The Beautiful & the Dead: Part 1 (1986) ... Capt. Wyler
- The Setup (1986) ... Capt. Wyler
- Fagin 1986 (1986) ... Capt. Wyler
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Richard
- Boo! (1986) ... Richard
 1985 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Betty Ames / Man (segment "An Unlocked Window")
- Pilot (1985) ... Betty Ames / Man (segment "An Unlocked Window")
 1985 V (TV Series)
John Langley
- The Rescue (1985) ... John Langley (uncredited)
- The Betrayal (1985) ... John Langley
- The Hero (1985) ... John Langley
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
Anthony Mortlake
- Love and Honor (1985) ... Anthony Mortlake
 1984 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
Richard Hagstrom
- The Word Processor of the Gods (1984) ... Richard Hagstrom
 1983 Ghost Dancing (TV Movie)
Calvin Oberst
 1982 The Astronauts (TV Movie)
Technical Officer David Ackroyd
 1982 Tomorrow's Child (TV Movie)
Cliff Bender
 1981 Incident at Crestridge (TV Movie)
Clint Larsen
 1981 The Wave (TV Short)
Ben Ross
 1980 The Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
George Orr
 1979 The Gathering, Part II (TV Movie)
George
 1979 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Andrew Raines
- Andrew: Part 2 (1979) ... Andrew Raines
- Andrew: Part 1 (1979) ... Andrew Raines
 1970-1979 Insight (TV Series)
Andy Fry / Randy King / Greg - Psych Intern / ...
- Checkmate (1979) ... Andy Fry
- The Jesus Song (1972) ... Randy King
- Prayer from the Abyss (1971) ... Greg - Psych Intern
 1979 Mind Over Murder (TV Movie)
Jason
 1978 Mourning Becomes Electra (TV Mini-Series)
Orin Mannon
 1978 Summer of My German Soldier (TV Movie)
Anton Reiker
 1974-1978 Police Story (TV Series)
Victor Joe Vero / Clyde Griffiths
- Day of Terror... Night of Fear (1978) ... Victor Joe Vero
- Requiem for C.Z. Smith (1974) ... Clyde Griffiths
 1978 Deadman's Curve (TV Movie)
Dean Torrence
 1977 The Gathering (TV Movie)
George
 1977 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Bruce - as a Young Man
- Portrait of Grandpa Doc (1977) ... Bruce - as a Young Man
 1976 Police Woman (TV Series)
Binns
- Bait (1976) ... Binns
 1975 The Last Survivors (TV Movie)
Michael Larsen
 1975 The Waltons (TV Series)
Bob Hill
- The Shivaree (1975) ... Bob Hill
 1974-1975 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
- The Statesman (1975)
- The Whirlwind (1974)
- The Ambassador (1974)
 1974 Ma and Pa (TV Movie)
 1974 Love Story (TV Series)
Jeffrey
- Time for Love (1974) ... Jeffrey
 1973 The Affair (TV Movie)
Jamie Patterson
 1973 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment "Love and the Secret Spouse")
 1973 Cops (TV Movie)
Detective Dennis Till
 1973 Hec Ramsey (TV Series)
Josh Hollister
- The Mystery of Chalk Hill (1973) ... Josh Hollister
 1971 Owen Marshall, Counselor at Law (TV Series)
Raymond 'Cowboy' Leatherberry
- A Pattern of Morality (1971) ... Raymond 'Cowboy' Leatherberry
 1970 NBC Experiment in Television (TV Series)
- Moby Tick (1970)
 1970 Medical Center (TV Series)
Mickey Peters
- A Duel with Doom (1970) ... Mickey Peters
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He acted in A.R. Gurney's play, "The Cocktail Hour," at the Promenade Theatre in New York City with Nancy Marchand, Keene Curtis, and Holland Taylor in the cast. Jack O'Brien was director. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bruce Davidson

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Father of a son, Ethan Davison (born April 5th 1996) with Lisa Pelikan and a daughter, Sophia Lucinda Davison (born May 29th 2006) with Michele Correy. See more »

Star Sign:

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