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Bruce MacVittie

Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in High School, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's Prairie Avenue, where he worked for many years as a ... See full bio »
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 2013 Ass Backwards
Club Owner
 2011 Pan Am (TV Series)
Senior Agent
- Truth or Dare (2011) ... Senior Agent
 2011 Person of Interest (TV Series)
Defense Attorney
- Pilot (2011) ... Defense Attorney
 2011 Lights Out (TV Series)
Ring Doctor
- War (2011) ... Ring Doctor
 2011 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Mr. Swanson
- Pilot (2011) ... Mr. Swanson
 2009 A Secret Promise
 2009 Earthwork
Peter B Kaplan
 2009 Brooklyn's Finest
Father Scarpitta (as Bruce Macvittie)
 2008 Tara (Short)
 2002-2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Judge Harvey Frye / Arnie Cox
- Courtship (2007) ... Judge Harvey Frye
- Semi-Professional (2002) ... Arnie Cox
 2007 Army Wives (TV Series)
Dr. Hirsch
- After Birth (2007) ... Dr. Hirsch
 2007 Queens Supreme (TV Series)
Mr. Marino
- Let's Make a Deal (2007) ... Mr. Marino
 2007 The Black Donnellys (TV Series)
 2006 Bernard and Doris
 1991-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Frank Andreas / Bill Parker / Larry Brunig / ...
- Invaders (2006) ... Frank Andreas
- Under God (2003) ... Bill Parker
- Untitled (2000) ... Larry Brunig
- Shadow (1997) ... Arvin Baker
- Cruel and Unusual (1995) ... Josh Bingham
 2006 The Unit (TV Series)
Mark Harris
- Unannounced (2006) ... Mark Harris
 2006 Lonely Hearts
Det. Eastman
 2006 Just Like the Son
 2006 CSI: NY (TV Series)
Det. Grant Lafferty
- Run Silent, Run Deep (2006) ... Det. Grant Lafferty
 2005 Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories (Video Game)
Uncle Leone (voice)
 2005 Whoosh (Short)
 2004 The Jury (TV Series)
Mike Ptacek
- Bangers (2004) ... Mike Ptacek
 2004 Red Dead Revolver (Video Game)
Holstein Hal / Guards #2 (voice)
 2004 2BPerfectlyHonest
 2003 Happy End
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Dr. Wolenitz
- Bottlecaps (2001) ... Dr. Wolenitz
 2001/I Dust
 2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Mr. Tandy
- Pique (2001) ... Mr. Tandy
 2001 Hannibal
FBI Tech with Lecter's Letter
 2000 Where the Money Is
 1999 Now and Again (TV Series)
William Fox
- Nothing to Fear, But Nothing to Fear (1999) ... William Fox
 1999 Oz (TV Series)
- Unnatural Disasters (1999) ... Strauch
 1999 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Allan Miller
- The Man, the Myth, the Viagra (1999) ... Allan Miller
 1998 Hi-Life
 1998 Luminous Motion
 1998 O.K. Garage
 1997 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Larry Biedron
- The Subway (1997) ... Larry Biedron
 1997 Trouble on the Corner
 1997 The Peacemaker
DOE Helo Tech
 1996 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
Hospital Attendant
- Someone Had to Be Benny (1996) ... Hospital Attendant
 1996 Looking for Richard (Documentary)
1st Murderer
 1995 Stonewall
 1994 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Miles Jordan
- Mate (1994) ... Miles Jordan
 1994 The Stand (TV Mini-Series)
- The Stand (1994) ... Ace-High
- The Betrayal (1994) ... Ace-High
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Andrew Varney
- Bourbon Cowboy (1993) ... Andrew Varney
 1992 Devlin (TV Movie)
Dan Vega
 1991 Deceived
Social Security Man
 1991 Darrow (TV Movie)
John McNamara
 1991 The Doors
UCLA Student
 1991 Queens Logic
Joey Clams' Nephew
 1990 Night Visions (TV Movie)
 1990 Mathnet (TV Series)
- The Case of the Masked Avenger (1990) ... Joey
 1989 Born on the Fourth of July
Patient - VA Hospital
 1989 The January Man
 1988 The Street (TV Series)
Bud Peluso
 1988 Vibes
 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series)
- Heretic (1986) ... Harte
 1986 The Whoopee Boys
New York Policeman
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Ronny Horgan
- Internal Affairs (1985) ... Ronny Horgan
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Officer Frank Sergi
- Lady Cop (1985) ... Officer Frank Sergi
 1985 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Officer David Blakeney
- Whatever Works (1985) ... Officer David Blakeney
 1984 The Cotton Club
Vince Hood
 1981 The Chosen
 1981 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Gerald Clayton
- The Rainmaker (1981) ... Gerald Clayton (as Bruce Mac Vittie)
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: Plays Shloyme in "God of Vengeance", play by Donald Margulies adapted from the play by Sholom Asch and based upon a literal translation by Joachim Neugroschel (Adams Memorial Theater, Williamstown, Massachussets). See more »

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