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Philip Bruns (1931–2012)

Philip Bruns was born on May 2, 1931 in Pipestone, Minnesota, USA as Phillip Bruns. He was an actor, known for Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman (1976), General Hospital (1963) and Flashdance (1983). He was married to Laurie Franks and Jill Owens. He died on February 8, 2012 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1999/II Desert Heat
Old Man Buyer
 1999 Just Shoot Me! (TV Series)
Professor Gladstone
- Hostess to Murder (1999) ... Professor Gladstone (as Phillip Bruns)
 1998 Johnny Skidmarks
Old Coot
 1997 Profiler (TV Series)
Mr. Poole
- Venom: Part 2 (1997) ... Mr. Poole
 1996 The Trigger Effect
Mr. Schaefer
 1996 Ed
Clarence
 1995 Baywatch Nights (TV Series)
Nicky Pine
- Balancing Act (1995) ... Nicky Pine
 1995 Digital Man
Bob
 1994 Pentathlon
Vic
 1993 Love Bites
Vinnie Helsting
 1992 The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them
Irv Crown (as Phil Bruns)
 1990 Seinfeld (TV Series)
Dad
- The Stakeout (1990) ... Dad (as Phil Bruns)
 1990 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
Ralph
- Donuts (1990) ... Ralph (as Phil Bruns)
 1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Older Garry
- Dinner at Eddy King's House (1989) ... Older Garry (as Phil Bruns)
 1987 A Year in the Life (TV Series)
Bob McCrone
- Things You Should Know Before and After (1987) ... Bob McCrone
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
French Ventriloquist Dummy - Manager
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Lucky
- The Christmas Star (1986) ... Lucky
 1986 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Daglee
- Culture Clash (1986) ... Daglee
 1986 All Is Forgiven (TV Series)
George Aldrich
- Matt at the Barricades (1986) ... George Aldrich
 1986 Betrayed by Innocence (TV Movie)
Judge Mendola
 1980-1986 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Charlie 'The Chicken' Schiff / Father
- Heart and Seoul (1986) ... Charlie 'The Chicken' Schiff (as Phil Bruns)
- Quarantine (1980) ... Father
 1985 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Mr. Beasley
- Remote Control Man (1985) ... Mr. Beasley
 1985 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Bartender (segment 'Kentucky Rye')
- Healer/Children's Zoo/Kentucky Rye (1985) ... Bartender (segment 'Kentucky Rye')
 1984 Night Court (TV Series)
Mr. Hubble
- Bull Gets a Kid (1984) ... Mr. Hubble
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Marvin Kroll
- Playing God: Part 2 (1984) ... Marvin Kroll
 1984 Airwolf (TV Series)
Mitch - Director
- Shadow of the Hawke (1984) ... Mitch - Director
 1984 Airwolf (TV Movie)
Mitch, the Director
 1983 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Willy 'The Weasel' Kaper
- Shadow of Sam Penny (1983) ... Willy 'The Weasel' Kaper
 1983 Blood Feud (TV Movie)
Sen. McClellan
 1983 Flashdance
Frank Szabo (as Phil Bruns)
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Judge
- Moon Over Uranus: The Sequel (1983) ... Judge
 1982 My Favorite Year
Fed. Marshal Holt / Featured Player (as Phil Bruns)
 1976-1982 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Mallory / Gordon Kaiser / Elvin Swift / ...
- The Clown (1982) ... Gordon Kaiser
- The Doll (1981) ... Elvin Swift
- Wojo's Girl: Part 2 (1979) ... Mallory
- Wojo's Girl: Part 1 (1979) ... Mallory
- Bus Stop (1976) ... Harry Cranston
 1981 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Leo
- Florence's New Job: Part 2 (1981) ... Leo
 1980 The Stunt Man
Ace
 1980 Ryan's Hope (TV Series)
Mr. Schaeffer
- Episode #1.1219 (1980) ... Mr. Schaeffer
- Episode #1.1218 (1980) ... Mr. Schaeffer
 1980 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Col. Burton D. Hedley
- Goodbye, Cruel World (1980) ... Col. Burton D. Hedley
 1980 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
Tattoo
- The Gold Bug (1980) ... Tattoo
 1979 Aunt Mary (TV Movie)
Det. LaMonica
 1979 But Mother! (TV Short)
Harold
 1979 How the West Was Won (TV Mini-Series)
Doc
- L'Affaire Riel (1979) ... Doc
 1978 Corvette Summer
Gil
 1977 The Chopped Liver Brothers (TV Movie)
Mr. Ruth
 1976 Nickelodeon
Duncan
 1976 Delvecchio (TV Series)
Ben
- Wax Job (1976) ... Ben
 1976 Flash and the Firecat
Mr. Walley (as Philip Burns)
 1976 Bronk (TV Series)
- The Ordeal (1976)
- Pilot
 1975 Barbary Coast (TV Series)
Larkin
- Sharks Eat Sharks (1975) ... Larkin
 1974-1975 Kojak (TV Series)
George Lampert / Mr. Seymour
- The Nicest Guys on the Block (1975) ... George Lampert
- Therapy in Dynamite (1974) ... Mr. Seymour
 1975 The Rookies (TV Series)
Baxter
- A Time to Mourn (1975) ... Baxter
 1975 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Pete
- Trail of Terror (1975) ... Pete
 1975 McCoy (TV Series)
Lieutenant Potter
- Bless the Big Fish (1975) ... Lieutenant Potter
 1975 Isis (TV Series)
Jack Evans
- The Sound of Silence (1975) ... Jack Evans
 1975 The Kansas City Massacre (TV Movie)
Capt. Jackson
 1975 Last Hours Before Morning (TV Movie)
Max
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Lt. John Anderson
- Rock-a-Die Baby (1975) ... Lt. John Anderson
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper
Dillhoefer
 1975 The Six Million Dollar Man (TV Series)
Dr. Randolph
- The E.S.P. Spy (1975) ... Dr. Randolph
 1975 Hot L Baltimore (TV Series)
Producer
- Suzy's Wedding (1975) ... Producer
 1975 Target Risk (TV Movie)
Marty
 1975 The Ghost Busters (TV Series)
Scroggs
- The Flying Dutchman (1975) ... Scroggs
 1974 Movin' On (TV Series)
George Heyward
- Hoots (1974) ... George Heyward
 1974 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Calvin
- My Kingdom for a Horse (1974) ... Calvin
- Going Out of Business (1974) ... Calvin
 1974 Sons and Daughters (TV Series)
Mr. Martinson
- The Rejection (1974) ... Mr. Martinson
 1974 Columbo (TV Series)
Gene Stafford
- An Exercise in Fatality (1974) ... Gene Stafford
 1974 Harry and Tonto
Burt Coombes (as Phil Bruns)
 1974 The Family Kovack (TV Movie)
Jo-Jo Linsen
 1974 Maude (TV Series)
Truck Driver
- Phillip's Problem (1974) ... Truck Driver
 1973 Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside (TV Movie)
Brack
 1972 Between Time and Timbuktu (TV Movie)
Announcer
 1972 Silent Night, Bloody Night
Wilfred Butler (1929) (as Phillip Bruns)
 1971 The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight
Gallagher (as Phil Bruns)
 1971 Taking Off
Policeman (as Phillip Bruns)
 1970 The Out of Towners
Officer Meyers (as Phil Bruns)
 1970 Jenny
Fred
 1969 Midnight Cowboy
Man in TV Montage (uncredited)
 1969 Let Me Hear You Whisper (TV Movie)
Dan
 1969 The Outcasts (TV Series)
Marshal Gandy
- How Tall Is Blood? (1969) ... Marshal Gandy (as Phil Bruns)
 1968 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
J.C.C. Tompkins
- Lucy and the Gold Rush (1968) ... J.C.C. Tompkins
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Al Morosco
- The Gates of Cerberus (1968) ... Al Morosco (as Phil Bruns)
 1968 Here Come the Brides (TV Series)
Lorenzo
- A Hard Card to Play (1968) ... Lorenzo (as Phil Bruns)
 1968 The Swimmer
Biswangers' Pool Party Guest (uncredited)
 1968 The Rat Patrol (TV Series)
General Koenig, 'the Butcher'
- The Kill at Koorlea Raid (1968) ... General Koenig, 'the Butcher'
 1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Abner Lennox
- The Night of the Circus of Death (1967) ... Abner Lennox
 1967 Dundee and the Culhane (TV Series)
- The Murderer Stallion Brief (1967) ... (as Phil Bruns)
 1967 All Woman
Drunken Man
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Inspector Goldwall
- Blind Man's Bluff (1966) ... Inspector Goldwall
 1962-1966 Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine (TV Series)
Various / Doctor / Supporting Player / ...
- The Honeymooners: The Adoption (1966) ... Doctor
- Episode #4.1 (1965) ... Supporting Player
- Episode #3.20 (1965) ... Sketch Actor
- Episode #2.32 (1964)
 1965 12 O'Clock High (TV Series)
Lt. Gargas
- Between the Lines (1965) ... Lt. Gargas
 1965 A Thousand Clowns
The Man in The Restaurant (as Phil Bruns)
 1965 The Trials of O'Brien (TV Series)
District Attorney Quinn
- Bargain Day on the Street of Regret (1965) ... District Attorney Quinn (as Phil Burns)
 1964 East Side/West Side (TV Series)
Apple
- If Your Grandmother Had Wheels (1964) ... Apple
 1963 The Defenders (TV Series)
District Attorney
- Loophole (1963) ... District Attorney
 1963 Route 66 (TV Series)
Carl
- Shadows of an Afternoon (1963) ... Carl
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Dr. Porchenko (1984)
 1962 Car 54, Where Are You? (TV Series)
Benedict
- The Sacrifice (1962) ... Benedict (uncredited)
 1960 The Robert Herridge Theater (TV Series)
- The Antic World of Irving Harmon (1960) ... (as Phil Bruns)
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He acted in the cabaret show, "Seven Comes Eleven," in New York City. See more »

Alternate Names:

Phillip Bruns | Phil Bruns | Philip Burns | Phil Burns
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He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree from Augustana College in South Dakota. He earned his Master's Degree from the Yale School of Drama in New Haven, Connecticut. He also studied at the Old Vic Theatre School in London, England. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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