Bruce Campbell - Famous Television Director

Bruce Campbell Net Worth

$10,000,000

Bruce Campbell, an American actor, director, and writer, has a net worth of $10 million. He is best known for his roles in various cult films such as โ€˜Maniac Cope,โ€™ the television series โ€˜Burn Notice,โ€™ and most of all, for the Sam Raimiโ€™s โ€˜Evil Deadโ€™ franchise.

Key facts:

  • Bruce Campbell had his breakthrough role in 1981, starring as Ash Williams in Sam Raimi's 'The Evil Dead.'
  • 'The Evil Dead' franchise spawned two direct sequels, a television series, and comic books and video games.
  • Campbell made his feature film directorial debut with 'Man with the Screaming Brain,' a science-fiction slapstick comedy that he also produced, co-wrote, and starred in.
  • On the small screen, Campbell starred in the science-fiction comedy Western 'The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.,' which ran from 1993 to 1994.
  • Campbell landed his biggest television role yet on the series 'Burn Notice,' playing beer-chugging former Navy SEAL Sam Axe.

Basic Information About Bruce Campbell

CategoryCelebrities โ€บ Actors
ProfessionsActor, Film Producer, Writer, Author, Film director, Television Director, Television producer, Voice Actor
Net worth$10,000,000
Date of birth1958-06-22 (65 years old)
Place of birthRoyal Oak
NationalityUnited States of America
Curiosities and TrademarksHis role of Ash from the Evil Dead films and video games
His large jaw bone, giving him the nickname "The Chin"
Brash and surly but witty and likeable characters
Unflappable confidence
His unique flair for ad-libbed and off the cuff humour
Sarcastic one liners with extremely dry delivery
SpouseIda Gearon - (22 Februaryย 1991 - present)
Christine Deveau - (13 Marchย 1983 - 1989)ย (divorced)ย (2 children)
GenderMale
Height6 ft (1.85 m)
Social Mediaโ†—๏ธŽ Wikipedia โ†—๏ธŽ IMDb

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What Movie Awards did Bruce Campbell win?


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Bruce Campbell awards

Award Name State Movie / Series Name Year
DVD Premiere Award - Best Audio Commentary, Library ReleaseNomineeThe Evil Dead2003
Chainsaw Award - Best ActorWinnerArmy of Darkness1993
Chlotrudis Award - Best ActorNomineeBubba Ho-Tep2004
Chainsaw Award - Best ActorWinnerBubba Ho-Tep2004
International Fantasy Film Award - Best ActorWinnerBubba Ho-Tep2005
Film Discovery Jury Award - Best ActorWinnerBubba Ho-Tep2003
Saturn Award - Best Actor on TelevisionWinnerAsh vs Evil Dead2016
Chainsaw Award - Best TV ActorWinnerAsh vs Evil Dead2017
IGN Award - Best TV HeroWinnerAsh vs Evil Dead2015
iHorror Award - Best Actor - Horror SeriesWinnerAsh vs Evil Dead2017

Bruce Campbell roles

Movie / Series Role
Escape from L.A.Surgeon General of Beverly Hills
The Evil DeadAshley 'Ash' J. Williams
Evil Dead IIAshley 'Ash' J. Williams
Sky HighCoach Boomer
The Quick and the DeadWedding Shemp (scenes deleted)
Cloudy with a Chance of MeatballsMayor Shelbourne (voice)
Evil DeadAsh (uncredited)
Spider-Man 2Snooty Usher
FargoSoap Opera Actor on TV (archive footage) (uncredited)
Oz the Great and PowerfulWinkie Gate Keeper
CongoCharles Travis
Spider-Man 3Maรฎtre d'
Spider-ManRing Announcer
Army of DarknessAsh
Cars 2Rod 'Torque' Redline (voice)
DarkmanFinal Shemp
The EscortCharles
The LadykillersHumane Society Worker (uncredited)
Intolerable CrueltySoap Opera Actor on TV (uncredited)
The MajesticRoland the Intrepid Explorer
The Hudsucker ProxySmitty
Waxwork II: Lost in TimeJohn Loftmore
Bubba Ho-TepElvis Presley / Sebastian Haff
Maniac CopJack Forrest
The Ant BullyFugax (voice)
The WoodsJoe Fasulo
IntruderOfficer Howard
FargoRonald Reagan 1 episode, 2015
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!Captain Shuggazoom 2 episodes, 2006
The X FilesWayne Weinsider 1 episode, 1999
Ash vs Evil DeadAshley 'Ash' J. Williams / ... 30 episodes, 2015-2018
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanBill Church Jr. 3 episodes, 1995
Xena: Warrior PrincessDirector
Xena: Warrior PrincessAutolycus / ... 9 episodes, 1996-2000
Burn NoticeSam Axe 111 episodes, 2007-2013
My Life as a Teenage RobotHimcules 1 episode, 2003
PsychDr. Ashford N. Simpson 1 episode, 2014
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.Brisco County Jr. 27 episodes, 1993-1994
American GothicLt. Drey 1 episode, 1995
The ReplacementsUncle Phil / ... 6 episodes, 2006-2009
V.I.P.Director
The Last Kids on EarthChef 10 episodes, 2020
The Late Show with Stephen ColbertSelf 1 episode, 2015
The Wonderful World of DisneyHank Cooper / ... 2 episodes, 1997-1998
EllenEd Billik 7 episodes, 1996-1997
Robot ChickenCar Chase Reporter / ... 1 episode, 2006
Homicide: Life on the StreetJake Rodzinski 2 episodes, 1996
Expedition UnknownSelf 1 episode, 2020
Lodge 49Gary Green 3 episodes, 2018
The Tonight Show with Jay LenoSelf - Guest 1 episode, 1993

Bruce Campbell's Movie/Shows Salary

Movie / Series Salary
Army of Darknessย (1992)$500,000
Running Timeย (1997)$5,000

Bruce Campbell's Quotes

  • There is a large element of me in every role I do. Actors who say they can dive inside a character are either schizophrenic or lying.
  • [When asked what he would want with him if stuck on a deserted island] "A continent."
  • [about Assault on Dome 4 (1996) and Moontrap (1989)]: The movies that are the easiest to make are the hardest to watch.
  • [about his fans] Thanks for being very loyal . . . they're very well-informed and they're very loyal. Tell 'em I'll need them on that opening weekend.
  • [About the Evil Dead trilogy] For me, the first film was frankly about learning how to act. I can watch [The Evil Dead (1981)] from about halfway on without cringing . . . When Army of Darkness (1992) came around, we decided to make a different type of movie altogether and made an action-adventure picture with the same imbecile.

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Bruce Campbellโ€™s Journey to Hollywood Walk of Fame

Bruce Campbell is one of the biggest household names in Hollywood. The 62-year-old American actor, director, and writer is hailed worldwide for his charismatic performances in cult classics like โ€œArmy of Darknessโ€, โ€œEvil Dead IIโ€, and โ€œThe Adventures of Brisco County Jr.โ€.

Early Life and Education

Bruce was born in Michigan in 1958 and attended Wylie E. Groves High School with future filmdom Sam Raimi. During their formative years, Bruce and Sam explored their love for cinema and made low-budget films. Bruce headed to Western Michigan University for further studies where he completed a degree in engineering while he continued to act alongside his postgraduate studies.

The Evil Dead

Campbell made his debut acting in an early movie titled โ€œWithin the Woodsโ€, directed by long-time collaborator Sam Raimi. However, his breakthrough role as Ash Williams came in Raimiโ€™s 1981 horror hit โ€œThe Evil Dead.โ€ The horror classic would go on to become a cult classic, thanks to the campy special effects, Campbellโ€™s excellent performance, and its sequels and remakes.

Career Highlights

Campbellโ€™s film career didnโ€™t revolve solely around โ€œThe Evil Deadโ€ franchise as he scored memorable roles in many notable films throughout his career, such as โ€œLunatics: A Love Story,โ€ โ€œManiac Cop,โ€ and โ€œEscape from LA.โ€ Seven years after collaborating on โ€œEvil Deadโ€ in 1987, Raimi with Campbell again cast him as Elvis Presley in the 2002 comedy-horror โ€œBubba Ho-Tepโ€.

Bruce has also enjoyed a thriving television career, including recurring roles in โ€œHercules: The Legendary Journeysโ€ and โ€œXena: Warrior Princess,โ€ among others. His most significant television role to date is playing Sam Axe, a former Navy SEAL, in the spy thriller series โ€œBurn Notice.โ€ The show aired for seven seasons from 2007-2013.

Achievements and Accolades

Bruce isnโ€™t just a beloved cult icon; his contributions to cinema were officially recognised in October 2021 when he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. His longtime collaborator Sam Raimi presented him with the award. Raimi proclaimed that Campbell was one of his oldest friends in show business and one of the most naturally talented actors heโ€™s ever worked with.

Bruce is also the author of multiple books, including his 2001 autobiography, โ€œIf Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B-Movie Actor,โ€ which went on to become a New York Times best-seller. He has appeared in several video games, even performing motion capture work for titles like โ€œSpider-Man,โ€ โ€œEvil Dead: Hail to the King,โ€ โ€œBurn, Zombie, Burn,โ€ among others.

Bruce Campbellโ€™s Net Worth

Bruce Campbellโ€™s net worth in recent years is around $10 million. Because he continually works on various movie and TV projects while also dabbling in writing, directing cookbook,[4] and music,[5] his earnings are incredibly diverse. For movies an television shows, he receives a handsome amount of revenue besides earnings from multiple fiction writing projects.

Final Thoughts

Bruce Campbell remains a beloved and talented member of the entertainment industry to this day. From his breakout role in โ€œThe Evil Deadโ€ to his memorable television roles in โ€œBurn Notice,โ€ people will continue to follow Campbellโ€™s career in Hollywood Walk of Fame and other milestones.

Interesting Facts about Bruce Campbell

  1. The L-shaped scar on his chin came from fighting with his brother, Don Campbell.
  2. Son of Charlie Campbell.
  3. He baby-sat Ted Raimi, the younger brother of Sam Raimi and Ivan Raimi.
  4. Often associated with Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert.
  5. Thought by Sam Raimi and other directors to take "the best head shot in the business."
  6. Was considered for the role of Agent Doggett on The X Files (1993). He did make a guest appearance in The X Files: Terms of Endearment (1999).
  7. Attended Western Michigan University for six months before leaving to continue his already budding acting career. [1976]
  8. Now lives in a small town just outside of Medford, Oregon.
  9. Screen-tested for the lead role in The Phantom (1996).
  10. 26 July 2003 - Received minor injuries in a car accident near Ashland, Oregon. He was hit by a man who was charged as DUI.
  11. Considered to be the best "Reverse Actor" in Hollywood.
  12. Announced the winner of the 2nd Annual SPACEY Awards on April 18th, 2004 for "Favorite Horror Movie" - 28 Days Later... (2002).
  13. In Fargo (1996) and Intolerable Cruelty (2003), he is uncredited for playing soap actors.
  14. Recorded a full-length commentary for Bubba Ho-Tep (2002) in character as Elvis.
  15. He won the audition for the lead role in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. (1993) by grabbing the back of his shirt collar and flipping himself. He then had to repeat the trick at every callback, totaling about five or six flips.
  16. Long-time friend and frequent collaborator Sam Raimi originally wanted him to play the lead role in Darkman (1990) but the producers refused to cast him because they didn't think he could handle it. He appears at the end of the film as "Final Shemp".
  17. Has worked multiple times with directors Joel Coen and Ethan Coen including twice as an uncredited soap opera actor.
  18. Was the first choice to play Louis Creed in Pet Sematary (1989), which went to Dale Midkiff.
  19. #22 on Tropopkin's Top 25 Most Intriguing People [Issue #100]
  20. Favorite movie is The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957).

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