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Bruno Lawrence (1941–1995)


His diverse talents made this New Zealander a cult icon in his relatively short life. Born in Brighton, England, Bruno Lawrence (real name David Lawrence) settled in New Zealand as a pre-schooler and developed an early interest in the drums. He formed a dixie-land band at age 15 and made the various school and church dance rounds where he picked ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 54) in Wellington, New Zealand

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Known For

The Quiet Earth
The Quiet Earth Zac Hobson
(1985)
The Efficiency Expert
The Efficiency Expert Robert, Carey's Father
(1992)
Smash Palace
Smash Palace Al Shaw
(1981)
Utu
Utu Williamson
(1984)

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 1994 Gino
Mr. Palizetti
 1994 Breaking News (TV Series)
Brian Thompson
- This Night of Nights (1994) ... Brian Thompson
- Judge and Jury (1994) ... Brian Thompson
- Smaller Fish to Fry (1994) ... Brian Thompson
- Add Sex and Stir (1994) ... Brian Thompson
- The Invisible Man (1994) ... Brian Thompson
 1993 The Feds (TV Movie)
Larry 'Icehouse' Porter
 1993 Jack Be Nimble
Teddy
 1993 The Rainbow Warrior (TV Movie)
 1992 The Efficiency Expert
Robert, Carey's Father
 1990 More Winners: Boy Soldiers (TV Movie)
Thomas Barnes
 1990 The Rogue Stallion (TV Movie)
John Peterson
 1989 Night of the Red Hunter (TV Series)
Ish Murdie
 1989 The Delinquents
Bosun
 1989 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Alan Galbraith
 1988 Grievous Bodily Harm
Det. Sgt. Ray Birch
 1988 As Time Goes by
Ryder
 1988 Rikky and Pete
Sonny
 1987 Initiation
Nat Molloy
 1986 The Great Bookie Robbery (TV Mini-Series)
Cracka Park
 1986 Pokerface (TV Series)
Crawley
 1986 Bridge to Nowhere
Mac
 1985 The Quiet Earth
Zac Hobson
 1985 An Indecent Obsession
Matt Sawyer
 1984 Pallet on the Floor
Ronald Hugh Morrieson
 1984 Welcome to Paradise (TV Movie)
Tony Blackwood
 1984 Death Warmed Over
Tex
 1984 Heart of the Stag
Peter Daley
 1984 Utu
Williamson
 1984 Wild Horses
Tyson
 1984 Inside Straight (TV Series)
Nick
- Card Game (1984) ... Nick
 1984 Special Squad (TV Series)
Arthur Poole
- Until Death (1984) ... Arthur Poole
 1983 It's Lizzie to Those Close (TV Movie)
Younger Son
 1983 The Mad Dog Gang (TV Movie)
Wink Wink
 1982 Carry Me Back
Motorway Traffic Cop
 1982 Battletruck
Willie
 1982 Loose Enz (TV Series)
Ernest Lovelock
- The Venus Touch (1982) ... Ernest Lovelock
 1982 One of those Blighters (TV Movie)
Ronald Hugh Morrieson
 1981 Prisoners
Peeky
 1981 Beyond Reasonable Doubt
Pat Vesey
 1981 Smash Palace
Al Shaw
 1980 Goodbye Pork Pie
Mulvaney
 1980 A Woman of Good Character
Younger Son
 1979 The Neville Purvis Family Show (TV Series)
Various
 1978 All Things Being Equal (TV Series)
Warwick
 1977 Wild Man
Wild Man
 1976 Epidemic (TV Mini-Series)
Shamrock
 1976 Moynihan (TV Series)
Carpenter
- You Can't Win 'Em All (1976) ... Carpenter
 1975 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Bert
- Tully (1975) ... Bert
 1975 Close to Home (TV Series)
 1971 Pukemanu (TV Series) (as David Lawrence)
 1970 Tank Busters (Short)
Bruno
 1965 Hurry Hurry Faster Faster (Short)
Dr. Brunowski
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Alternate Names:

David Lawrence
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Trivia:

Drummer for the New Zealand band, The Crocodiles. He also played with Blerta.

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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