Bruce Thomas Biography:
The rugged good looks, the boyish charm and the talent are prerequisites for anyone wishing to enter the acting industry. Such was also the case for American actor Bruce Thomas. Thomas has made many guest appearances in TV series and has had roles in feature films to his credit and his 6’2”athletic frame has undoubtedly helped him achieve all of this. Bruce Thomas was born on the 17th of May, 1961 on American soil and entered the film industry when he was 32 years old.
Bruce Thomas Career and Movies:
His debut appearance on film was that of an evil shadow creature in the 1992 horror comedy Army of Darkness. The movie was the third installment of a very popular trilogy that was directed by Sam Riami and Bruce Campbell. Despite the movie being B-rated, it achieved enormous success on video and made the top at the U.K box office. Although Bruce Thomas’s role had been that of an extra, it nevertheless helped him establish contacts in the acting world. His credibility landed him with another small role in Something Else where he played Max. His good looks and captivating charm was ideal for the character of Bruce in Secrets of a Chambermaid. The epic drama was released in 1998 and went a long way in enriching Bruce’s acting capabilities.
Two years later, he expanded the diversity of his characters when he accepted the role of Floyd in the historical thriller Thirteen Days. The movie had its roots in politics and was in stark contrast to the comical origins of Legally Blond. The series’ first installment was made in 2001 with Legally Blond where Bruce Thomas was credited as a member of the UPS maintenance crew. His performing abilities must have impressed the casting directors because they hired him again for the making of Legally Blond: Red White and Blond in 2003; Bruce Thomas played the same role he did in the last movie.
Bruce Thomas TV Appearances:
Bruce Thomas had also made commendable contribution in the field of television entertainment. His earliest appearance was on the small screen was on the drama Model Inc in 1995 where he donned the persona of Trevor Wilson. The role was accepted by Bruce at that time to mainly gain him exposure and he was successful in doing so. The very same year he got the offer to act in the romance-thriller All my Children where he was casted as Dr. Jonathan Kindler. Later in 1995, he made an appearance as Mike Lyons in Ellen. Appearing on The John Loroquette Show is also amongst one of his acting accomplishments. In 1999, he played the role of Beau Tucker in Providence. Later that same year, his charismatic personality was put to the test in the epic drama The Bold and the Beautiful. He was casted as Trevor McEvoy and had made three appearances in the third season. In 2004, he was credited as “Mitch” in Life on Liberty Street and as the Xindi reptilian soldier in the sci-fi TV series Star Trek Enterprise. In 2006, he got his first feature role of Stephen Tragger in the sci-fi ABC series Kyle XY.
Two years later, Bruce Thomas played the role of Dr. Wolfe in E Ring and in 2008, he landed himself with the task of playing GP Gratton in the hit mystery series Bones. The recognition that he earned also helped him audition and secure a small role in Desperate Housewives. In 2009, he appeared in the popular crime drama CSI: Miami as Roger Lansing.
His popularity with the audience had procured his most renowned role which was in an advertisement campaign. He acted as Batman as a part of the promotional activities of General Motors in their “Onstar Campaign”. He also played Batman during the premier of Birds of Prey. His activity as of late has included starring in the 2011 comedy Hall Pass along with Owen Wilson.
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