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Bruce Spence (I)


Bruce Spence was born on September 17, 1945 in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand. He is an actor, known for Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981), Finding Nemo (2003) and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005). He has been married to Jenny since September 16, 1973. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior
Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior The Gyro Captain
(1981)
Finding Nemo
(2003)
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome
Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Jedediah the Pilot
(1985)

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 2016 The Weekend Shift (TV Series)
Shaun
 2016 Dog Squadron (TV Short)
Boots (voice)
 2016 Black Comedy (TV Series)
Guest Cast
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Guest Cast
 2016 The Wizards of Aus (TV Series)
Regimand
- Molten Gelatinous Sex Ball (2016) ... Regimand
- Canvassing (2016) ... Regimand
- Magic by Moonlight (2016) ... Regimand
 2015 Let's Talk About (TV Mini-Series)
Man in Toilet
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
George Corella
- Episode #3.1 (2014) ... George Corella
 2011 Cloudstreet (TV Mini-Series)
Pig
- Part 3 (2011) ... Pig
- Part 2 (2011) ... Pig
- Part 1 (2011) ... Pig
 2009 All Saints (TV Series)
Barry Goldsworthy
- In Trust (2009) ... Barry Goldsworthy
 2008 City Homicide (TV Series)
Maurice Biederman
- Reward (2008) ... Maurice Biederman
 2008 Double the Fist (TV Series)
Mayor
- Local Council (2008) ... Mayor
 2006 Equal Opportunity (TV Short)
Death
 2006 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (TV Mini-Series)
Hans Morris
- Battleground (2006) ... Hans Morris
 2005 Grange (TV Movie)
 2004 The Brush-Off (TV Movie)
Philip Veale
 2002 Short Cuts (TV Series)
Mr. Coxon
- Cut (2002) ... Mr. Coxon
- Survivor (2002) ... Mr. Coxon
- Fight the Power (2002) ... Mr. Coxon
 2002 Farscape (TV Series)
Prefect Falaak
- A Prefect Murder (2002) ... Prefect Falaak
 2001 BeastMaster (TV Series)
Annubis
- Fifth Element (2001) ... Annubis
 2000 Tales of the South Seas (TV Series)
 1999 Chuck Finn (TV Series)
Professor Heinz
- Ghost Hunters (1999) ... Professor Heinz
 1998 Halifax f.p. (TV Series)
Eric Washburn
- Isn't It Romantic (1998) ... Eric Washburn
 1998 Moby Dick (TV Mini-Series)
Elijah
 1997 Return to Jupiter (TV Series)
Ed Unit
 1997 Good Guys Bad Guys (TV Series)
Squirt Man
- Little Time Bomb (1997) ... Squirt Man
 1996 After the Beep (TV Series)
- Episode #1.7 (1996)
- Episode #1.6 (1996)
- Episode #1.5 (1996)
- Episode #1.4 (1996)
- Episode #1.3 (1996)
 1996 Twisted (TV Series)
Colin Condon
- Borrowing Bazza (1996) ... Colin Condon
 1994 Over the Hill (TV Series)
Tall Bob
 1989 Zucker (TV Movie)
 1989 Dearest Enemy (TV Series)
Lenny (1989 / 1992)
 1989 Tanamera - Lion of Singapore (TV Mini-Series)
Hammond
- Episode #1.7 ... Hammond
- Episode #1.6 ... Hammond
- Episode #1.5 ... Hammond
- Episode #1.4 ... Hammond
- Episode #1.3 ... Hammond
 1988 The Dirtwater Dynasty (TV Mini-Series)
Lonely Logan
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... Lonely Logan
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... Lonely Logan
- Episode #1.3 (1988) ... Lonely Logan
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... Lonely Logan
- Episode #1.1 (1988) ... Lonely Logan
 1984 Special Squad (TV Series)
Professor
- Return of the Cat (1984) ... Professor
 1981-1982 Kingswood Country (TV Series)
Dentist / Samson
- Hair of the Blue Dog (1982) ... Dentist
- Plaster of Paris (1981) ... Samson
 1982 ..Deadline.. (TV Movie)
Towie
 1981 And Here Comes Bucknuckle (TV Series)
 1979 Barnaby and Me (TV Movie)
Tall Baddie
 1979 Skyways (TV Series)
David Howard
- Escape to Masang ... David Howard
 1978 Case for the Defence (TV Series)
Alfred Burrows
- The Man Who Died Twice (1978) ... Alfred Burrows
 1974-1975 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Johnny Butler / Maxie
- Where the Trees Walk Down the Hill (1975) ... Johnny Butler
- The Past Master (1974) ... Maxie
 1974 Ryan (TV Series)
Wally Scott
- Three-Legged Duck (1974) ... Wally Scott
 1973 Certain Women (TV Series)
Julius 'Big Julie'
 1973 Boney (TV Series)
Ron Sawyer
- Boney and the Emu Man (1973) ... Ron Sawyer
 1972-1973 Division 4 (TV Series)
James 'Peachtree' Peach / Timothy Higgins
- The Grasshoppers (1973) ... James 'Peachtree' Peach
- A Continental Gentleman (1972) ... Timothy Higgins
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TV commercial - "Satellite Crash" for Yahoo.com (2000) See more »

Height:

6' 6" (1.98 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his costume as Tion Medon in Star Wars] "It was a huge contribution to my character. It's one of those things that just adds up to thins here, too. I felt almost priestlike when it was on, and that's when I thought, I'm the administrator of this planet, but that role carries extra responsibilities. Especially when I put on this costume that has accumulated over eons. The significance of all ... See more »

Trivia:

Played "The Mouth of Sauron" in The Lord of the Rings for Peter Jackson. His scene was removed from the theatrical cut of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, but is being restored for the Extended Edition. See more »

Trademark:

Often portrays tall, ominous, and sometimes sinister characters

Star Sign:

Virgo

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