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Actor Bruce Boxleitner has had a long career with well-known roles on the TV series How the West Was Won, Bring 'Em Back Alive, Scarecrow, Mrs. King, and Babylon 5. What is he up to now? Find out here!

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Bruce Boxleitner

Learn More About Bruce Boxleitner on Celebrity Nooz

BIRTH DATE: May 12, 1950, Elgin, Illinois

CLAIM TO FAME: He is best known for his leading role in the television series How the West Was Won.

FAMILY LIFE: Boxleitner was married to American actress Kathryn Holcomb from 1977 to 1987 and they have two sons together, Sam and Lee. In 1995, he married actress Melissa Gilbert. The couple separated earlier this year and the Associated Press reported in August that Gilbert had filed for divorce.

INFO: Boxleitner has had a long career in movies and television, and is well-known for starring in the TV series How the West Was Won, Bring 'Em Back Alive, Scarecrow, Mrs. King, and Babylon 5.

He also appeared on other TV shows such as the The Mary Tyler Moore Show, Gunsmoke, Judith Krantz's Till We Meet Again, Tales from the Crypt, Touched by an Angel, The Outer Limits and She Spies. He starred in The Gambler TV movie series and in the 1982 TV movie Bare Essence.

He appeared in many of the Babylon 5 films, including Babylon 5: In the Beginning (TV, 1998), Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV, 1998), Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV, 1999) and the direct-to-DVD Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (2007).

Boxleitner played the title role in the original Tron, and appeared in a bunch of other films throughout his career. He played Confederate General James Longstreet in the 2003 film Gods and Generals. On television, he appeared in seasons three and four of the series Heroes, playing New York Governor Robert Malden.

TRIVIA: Attended Prospect High School in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

Went to the Goodman Theater School of Drama of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Has written two science fiction novels with a Western setting: Frontier Earth (1999)[4] and Searcher (2001).

Played a major role in the audio dramatization of The Great Secret, part of the Golden Age of Fiction series by L. Ron Hubbard.

Appeared in advertisements for Estee Lauder's "Lauder For Men."

In 2003, Boxleitner was appointed to the Board of Governors of the National Space Society, a nonprofit, educational space advocacy organization founded by Dr. Wernher von Braun.

WHERE IS HE NOW: Boxleitner reprised his Tron character for the sequel Tron: Legacy and in the video game Tron: Evolution which was released alongside the movie Tron Legacy. He also provided his voice for the video game Tron 2.0, and Disney/Square Enix crossover video game Kingdom Hearts II.

In 2010, he guest starred on the television series NCIS as Vice Admiral C. Clifford Chase. He currently appears on the television series Chuck as the father of Devon Woodcomb.

He is set to voice his Tron character again in the upcoming animated series Tron: Uprising.

Bruce Boxleitner
P.O. Box 5513
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Video Clips of Bruce Boxleitner:
Strange Page - Tron Legacy

2012 TRON: Uprising (TV series) (filming)...Tron (voice)

2011 Chaos (TV series) ...Ray Bishop
Glory Days

2011 Tron: The Next Day (short)...Alan Bradley

2011 51 Col. Martin

2011 Love's Everlasting Courage (TV movie)...Lloyd

2010 Tron: Evolution (Video Game)...Tron (voice)

2010 TRON: Legacy...Alan Bradley / Tron

2010 NCIS (TV series)...Vice Admiral C. Clifford Chase
Broken Arrow

2010 Shadows in Paradise...Cpt. Dyer

2010 Lego Atlantis (TV movie)...Captain Ace Speedman

2008-2009 Heroes (TV series)...Robert Malden

2009 Transmorphers: Fall of Man (video)...Officer Hadley Ryan

2008-2009 Chuck (TV series)...Dr. Woody Woodcomb

2008 Dead Space: Downfall (video)...Colin Barrow (voice)

2008 Aces 'N' Eights (TV movie)...D.C. Cracker

2007 Bone Eater (TV movie) ...Sheriff Evans

2007 Sharpshooter (TV movie)...Sheriff Garner

2007 Babylon 5: The Lost Tales (video)...John Sheridan

2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)...Tron (voice: English version)

2007 Cold Case (TV series)...Huck Oberland
The Good-Bye Room

2007 Pandemic (TV movie)...Kenneth Friedlander

2006 Mystery Woman: Wild West Mystery (TV movie)...Clint

2006 Double Cross (TV movie)...James

2006 Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door (TV movie)...Frank Lucas

2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)...Tron (voice: English version)

2005 King of the Lost World...Lt. Challenger

2005 Commander in Chief (TV series)...Tucker Baynes
First Choice

2005 Young Blades (TV series)...Captain Duval / Captain Martin Duval

2005 A Killer Upstairs (TV movie)...Detective Bruning

2005 Detective (TV movie)...Ketledge

2005 Legion of the Dead...Sheriff Jones

2005 Crossing Jordan (TV series)...Foster Eldridge
Family Affair

2004 Tron 2.0: Killer App (Video Game)...Tron (voice) / Alan Bradley (voice)

2004 Saving Emily (TV movie)...Gregory

2004 Life in the Balance...Eric Johnson

2004 They Are Among Us (TV movie)...Hugh

2004 Snakehead Terror...Sheriff Patrick James

2004 Brilliant...Dr.Dietrich

2003 She Spies (TV series)...The Chairman

2003 TRON 2.0 (Video Game)...Alan Bradley (voice)

2003/I Silence...Agent Nicholas Preston

2003 Killer Flood: The Day the Dam Broke (TV movie)...Mr. Walker

2003 Gods and Generals...Lt. Gen. James Longstreet

2002 Hope Ranch (TV movie)...J.T. Hope

2002 Perilous (TV movie)...Judd

2002 Contagion...President Howard

2000 Twice in a Lifetime (TV series)...Dr. Goode / Ray Patterson
Fallen Angel (2000)

2000 The Outer Limits (TV series)...Senator Wyndom Brody

2000 The Perfect Nanny...Dr. Robert Lewis

1999 Dead Man's Gun (TV series)...Frank Santee
Bad Boys

1999 Free Fall...Mark Ettinger

1999 Babylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV movie)...John J. Sheridan

1994-1998 Babylon 5 (TV series)...Capt. John Sheridan / President John Sheridan / Capt. John J. Sheridan / â?¦

1998 Touched by an Angel (TV series)...Scott Tanner
The Peacemaker

1998 Babylon 5: Thirdspace (TV movie)...Capt. John J. Sheridan

1998 Babylon 5: In the Beginning (TV movie)...John J. Sheridan (also archive footage)

1996 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV series)...Mr. Mahar
Me and My Hormones

1995 Zoya (TV movie)...Clayton Andrews

1994 Gambler V: Playing for Keeps (TV movie)...Billy Montana

1994 Wyatt Earp: Return to Tombstone...Sam, Sheriff of Cochise County

1994 Gunsmoke: One Man's Justice (TV movie) ...Davis Healy

1994 The Maharaja's Daughter (TV mini-series)...Patrick O'Riley

1993 House of Secrets (TV movie)...Dr. Frank Ravinel

1993 Flight from Justice (TV movie)...Michael Shafer

1992 Double Jeopardy (TV movie)...Jack Hart

1992 Perfect Family (TV movie)...Allan Bodine

1992 The Secret (TV movie)...Patrick Dunmore

1992 The Babe...Jumpin' Joe Dugan

1992 Kuffs...Brad Kuffs

1991 Tales from the Crypt (TV series)...Winton Robbins
Top Billing

1991/I Diplomatic Immunity...Cole Hickel

1991 Murderous Vision (TV movie)...Detective Kyle Robeshaw

1990 Sporting Chance (TV movie)...Eddie Dillon

1990 Breakaway...Joey

1989 Till We Meet Again (TV mini-series)...Jock Hampton

1989 The Road Raiders (TV movie)...Charlie

1989 From the Dead of Night (TV movie)...Peter Langford

1988 The Town Bully (TV movie)...Robert Doniger

1988 Red River (TV movie)...Matthew Garth

1983-1987 Scarecrow and Mrs. King (TV series)...Lee Stetson

1987 Angel in Green (TV movie)...Captain William Wicker

1987 Passion Flower (TV movie)...Larry Janson

1987 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues (TV movie)...Billy Montana

1986 Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (TV movie)...Scott Collins

1983 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (TV movie)...Billy Montana

1982-1983 Bring 'Em Back Alive (TV series)...Frank Buck

1983 I Married Wyatt Earp (TV movie)...Wyatt Earp

1982 Bare Essence (TV movie)...Chase Marshall

1982 TRON...Alan Bradley / Tron

1981 Fly Away Home (TV movie)

1981 East of Eden (TV mini-series)...Charles Trask

1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler (TV movie)...Billy Montana

1980 The Baltimore Bullet...Billie Joe Robbins

1980 Wild Times (TV mini-series)...Vern Tyree

1979 The Last Convertible (TV mini-series)...George Virdon

1979 How the West Was Won (TV mini-series)...Luke Macahan

1978 Happily Ever After (TV movie)...Jack

1977 Murder at the World Series (TV movie)...Cisco

1977 How the West Was Won (TV mini-series)...Luke Macahan

1976 Kiss Me, Kill Me (TV movie)...Douglas Lane

1974-1976 Hawaii Five-O (TV series)...Cam Farraday / Kevin Caulder / Paul Colburn

1976 The Macahans (TV movie)...Seth Macahan

1976 Baretta (TV series)...Dom
The Left Hand of the Devil

1975 Sixpack Annie...Bobby Joe

1975 Police Woman (TV series)...Ed Krohl
Paradise Mall

1975 Gunsmoke (TV series)...Toby Hogue
The Sharecroppers

1975 A Cry for Help (TV movie)...Richie Danko

1974 The Chadwick Family (TV movie)...Danny

1973 Mary Tyler Moore (TV series)...Rick Welch
I Gave at the Office

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--Answers to DEAD OR ALIVE--

Robert Conrad - ALIVE
Born: 03/01/1935

Norman Fell - DEAD (Cancer)
Born: 03/24/1924 Died: 12/14/1998

Pearl Bailey - DEAD (Heart failure)
Born: 03/29/1918 Died: 08/17/1990


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