Bruce Marchiano

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Marchiano was born in Orange County, California. He is a son of Italian descent; his mother is Syrian. His first role was in a 1985 episode of Murder, She Wrote, which was followed by appearances in LA Law, Columbo, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital to name a few. Marchiano has portrayed Jesus in more films than any actor in history; a ... See full bio »

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 2021 Banking on Christmas (TV Movie)
Bob West
 2016-2020 The Encounter (TV Series)
Jesus / Victor / The Man
- Homeward Bound (2020) ... Victor
- Delivery (2020)
- Answer #2 (2020)
- The Void (2020)
- Best Worst Day (2020)
 2019 Overcomer
Pastor Mark
 2016 Faith Happens (TV Series)
Peter Taylor
 2015 My Son, My Savior
 2015 Alison's Choice
The Janitor / Jesus
 2014 Revelation Road: The Black Rider
The Stranger
 2013 Come Follow Me
 2013 For Love's Sake
Dr. Clement Lloyd
 2013 This Is Our Time
Professor Callahan
 2011 The Heart of Christmas (TV Movie)
Dr. McDowell
 2011 The Lion of Judah
Jesus (voice)
 2010/I The Encounter
 2010 Road to Emmaus (TV Movie)
 2006 Faith Happens
 2002 Jesus the Christ
 2001 Final Solution
 2001 Legend of the Candy Cane (TV Movie)
John Sonneman (voice)
 1995 Models Inc. (TV Series)
- Sometimes a Great Commotion (1995) ... Minister
 1994 The Visual Bible: Acts (Video)
Jesus Christ (uncredited)
 1991 Columbo (TV Series)
2nd Technician
- Columbo and the Murder of a Rock Star (1991) ... 2nd Technician
 1990 Generations (TV Series)
- Episode #1.390 (1990) ... Starvos
- Episode #1.388 (1990) ... Starvos
- Episode #1.387 (1990) ... Starvos
 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
- The Unsterile Cuckoo (1989) ... Catcher
 1989 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6118 (1989) ... Scofini
- Episode #1.6117 (1989) ... Scofini
- Episode #1.6115 (1989) ... Scofini
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series)
- Dream Come True (1989) ... Rick
 1989 Hardball (TV Series)
 1989 Curse II: The Bite
Deputy Barney
 1987 The Three Kings (TV Movie)
 1987 The New Mike Hammer (TV Series)
- Green Blizzard (1987) ... Gerald
 1985 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Assistant Director
- Murder to a Jazz Beat (1985) ... Assistant Director
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Also, Bruce is the author of "In the Footsteps of Jesus", published by Harvest House Publishers. See more »

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Runs a non-profit ministry based out of North Hollywood, California. Is currently developing a word-for-word film adaptation of "The Gospel According to John."

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