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Edward Bunker (I) (1933–2005)


Edward Bunker was born on December 31, 1933 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA as Edward Heward Bunker. He was an actor and writer, known for Reservoir Dogs (1992), The Longest Yard (2005) and Tango & Cash (1989). He was married to Jennifer Steele. He died on July 19, 2005 in Burbank, California. See full bio »

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Known For

Reservoir Dogs Mr. Blue
(1992)
The Longest Yard Skitchy Rivers
(2005)
Tango & Cash Capt. Holmes
(1989)
(1985)

Filmography

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 2010 Venus & Vegas
Micky the Calc
 2006 High Hopes
Big Joe
 2005 The Longest Yard
Skitchy Rivers
 2002 13 Moons
Hoodlum #1 (as Eddie Bunker)
 2001 Family Secrets
Douglas Marley
 2000 Animal Factory
Buzzard
 1998 Shadrach
Joe Thorton
 1996 Caméléone
Sid Dembo
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Sailor
- Love and Blood (1995) ... Sailor
 1994 Somebody to Love
Jimmy
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Old Con
 1993 Last Light (TV Movie)
Chess Player
 1993 Distant Cousins
Mr. Benson
 1993 Best of the Best II
Spotlight Operator
 1992 Reservoir Dogs
Mr. Blue (as Eddie Bunker)
 1990 Hunter (TV Series)
Hitman
- Where Echoes End (1990) ... Hitman
 1989 Tango & Cash
Capt. Holmes (as Eddie Bunker)
 1989 Best of the Best
Stan
 1989 Relentless
Cardoza
 1988 Fear
Lenny
 1988 Miracle Mile
Nightwatchman
 1987 The Running Man
Lenny (as Eddie Bunker)
 1987 Shy People
Chuck
 1986 Slow Burn (TV Movie)
George
 1985 Runaway Train
Jonah
 1980 The Long Riders
Bill Chadwell
 1978 Straight Time
Mickey
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Wrote "No Beast So Fierce" based on his experiences as a criminal. "Beast" is the basis for the Straight Time (1978) screenplay. His other novels include "Animal Factory"; "Little Boy Blue"; "Dog Eat Dog" and his autobiography, "Education Of A Felon" [in Europe titled "Mr. Blue"]. The novel "Stark" and the collection of short ... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Eddie Bunker

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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He was a friend of famous crime novelist James Ellroy. Ellroy praised "No Beast So Fierce" as "the most gritty and realistic novel about armed robbery". At one point Bunker signed for the screenplay adaptation of Ellroy's "Suicide Hill", the third part of the Lloyd Hopkins trilogy, for the French company Davisfilm. The film was never produced. See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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