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[on undertaking the role of Dr. Emmett Code in The River
(2012)] I've played a lot of people who have hidden agendas or have reached bottom, who are not particularly savoury. This is a guy who believes deeply in his love for his wife, his son, and is just happy to wake up in the morning.
First became interested in acting when he saw Brad Dourif
's performance as Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
(1975). He debuted as an actor swinging across stage à la Tarzan in a theater production at UBC. Bruce began his professional acting career in the theatre in Vancouver and didn't decide to act for sure until after his first professional play.
Often plays sneering villains