Strangers. Written by Sherman Yellen
. Scenic Design by David Jenkins. Directed by Arvin Brown
. John Golden Theatre: 4 Mar 1979- 11 Mar 1979 (9 performances + 12 previews). Cast: Bruce Dern
(as "Sinclair Hal Lewis"), Lois Nettleton
(as "Dorothy Thompson") [final Broadway role], William Newman (as "German Guest/Waiter/Russian ...
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[on the influence of Lawrence of Arabia
(1962)] If there's anything I'm proud about in Nebraska
(2013), it's that it's hard to see the work going on. In Lawrence, there's something going on -- it's there. It's about life. Watching that old generation like Lean and O'Toole, that knowledge, that excitement, that passion infects you and infects you in a good way. You want to make 'em proud, even ...
Seventeen years after daughter Laura Dern
starred in Alexander Payne
's first major film Citizen Ruth
(1996), Bruce starred in Payne's Nebraska
(2013)-- probably one of the few, if only, times in movie history that a father-daughter duo similarly starred in the same director's films, especially with the actress/daughter's performance preceding her actor/father's.
Often appears in western movies, usually as henchmen or killers