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Edward Bunker (1933–2005)

Edward Bunker was born on December 31, 1933 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward Heward Bunker. He was an actor and writer, known for Reservoir Dogs (1992), Runaway Train (1985) and Animal Factory (2000). He was married to Jennifer Steele. He died on July 19, 2005 in Burbank, California. See full bio »

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 2010 Venus & Vegas
Micky the Calc
 2006 High Hopes
Big Joe
 2002 13 Moons
Hoodlum #1 (as Eddie Bunker)
 2000 Animal Factory
 1998 Shadrach
Joe Thorton
 1996 Chameleon
Sid Dembo
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
- Love and Blood (1995) ... Sailor
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Old Con
 1993 Last Light (TV Movie)
Chess Player
 1993 Distant Cousins
Mr. Benson
 1993 Best of the Best II
Spotlight Operator
 1992 Reservoir Dogs
Mr. Blue (as Eddie Bunker)
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
- Where Echoes End (1990) ... Hitman
 1989 Tango & Cash
Capt. Holmes (as Eddie Bunker)
 1989 Best of the Best
 1989 Relentless
 1988 Fear
 1988 Miracle Mile
 1987 The Running Man
Lenny (as Eddie Bunker)
 1987 Shy People
 1986 Slow Burn (TV Movie)
 1985 Runaway Train
 1980 The Long Riders
 1978 Straight Time
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In November 2000 he won the British crime-writing award, the Macallan Dagger, for Non-Fiction for his memoirs, entitled "Mr. Blue" (which was the character he played in Reservoir Dogs (1992)). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

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Eddie Bunker


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He was a friend of famous crime novelist James Ellroy. Ellroy praised "No Beast So Fierce" as "the most gritty and realistic novel about armed robbery". At one point Bunker signed for the screenplay adaptation of Ellroy's "Suicide Hill", the third part of the Lloyd Hopkins trilogy, for the French company Davisfilm. The film was never produced. See more »


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