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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.
Initially, Bruce refused his breakthrough role in St. Elsewhere
(1982) because he was filming the movie Another Chance
(1989) but managed to work on both jobs simultaneously for several weeks.
Often plays sneering villains