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 Bruce Gray

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Bruce Gray

Birth
San Juan, San Juan Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
Death
13 Dec 2017 (aged 81)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Cremated
Memorial ID
185931861 View Source

Actor. Born Robert Bruce Gray, he was a character actor known for his roles on the theatrical stage, in film, and on the television screen during a six decade career. Born to Canadian parents living in Puerto Rico, he came back to Canada at the age of 13 to go to school. He completed his college education at the University of Toronto with a psychology degree. In 1960 he headed to England to start a theatrical acting career at the Mermaid Theatre. He would spent the 1960s, acting not only on the stage, but also on television and film. He got his first film role in the 1966 film "Adulterous Affair". He would go on to appear in numerous films during his career such as "Let's Get Harry" (1986), "Dragnet" (1987), "Eye of the Storm" (1991), "My Family" (1995), "Starship Troopers" (1997), "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" (2002), "S.W.A.T." (2003), "Monster-in-Law" (2005), "Evan Almighty" (2007), and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" (2016). His first television role came in 1969 on the Canadian soap opera "Strange Paradise". He went on to appear in many television series during his career with such credits as "All My Children", "The Edge of Night", "Quincy M.E.", "Lou Grant", "Knight Rider", "Emerald Point N.A.S.", "Knots Landing", "The Young and the Restless", "Tour of Duty", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Santa Barbara", "Dallas", "Matlock", "Murder, She Wrote", "Melrose Place", "Traders", "Queer as Folk", "ER", "The Bold and the Beautiful", "Medium", and "How I Met Your Mother". He also continued on the theatrical stage during his career, performing in numerous theatrical productions. He was awarded a Gemini Award for his performance in the Canadian television series "Traders" in 1986. He passed away after a bout with brain cancer.

Actor. Born Robert Bruce Gray, he was a character actor known for his roles on the theatrical stage, in film, and on the television screen during a six decade career. Born to Canadian parents living in Puerto Rico, he came back to Canada at the age of 13 to go to school. He completed his college education at the University of Toronto with a psychology degree. In 1960 he headed to England to start a theatrical acting career at the Mermaid Theatre. He would spent the 1960s, acting not only on the stage, but also on television and film. He got his first film role in the 1966 film "Adulterous Affair". He would go on to appear in numerous films during his career such as "Let's Get Harry" (1986), "Dragnet" (1987), "Eye of the Storm" (1991), "My Family" (1995), "Starship Troopers" (1997), "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" (2002), "S.W.A.T." (2003), "Monster-in-Law" (2005), "Evan Almighty" (2007), and "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" (2016). His first television role came in 1969 on the Canadian soap opera "Strange Paradise". He went on to appear in many television series during his career with such credits as "All My Children", "The Edge of Night", "Quincy M.E.", "Lou Grant", "Knight Rider", "Emerald Point N.A.S.", "Knots Landing", "The Young and the Restless", "Tour of Duty", "Alfred Hitchcock Presents", "Santa Barbara", "Dallas", "Matlock", "Murder, She Wrote", "Melrose Place", "Traders", "Queer as Folk", "ER", "The Bold and the Beautiful", "Medium", and "How I Met Your Mother". He also continued on the theatrical stage during his career, performing in numerous theatrical productions. He was awarded a Gemini Award for his performance in the Canadian television series "Traders" in 1986. He passed away after a bout with brain cancer.

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