Bruce Campbell is an American actor, director, producer, and author who is best known for his appearance in cult movies.
Over four decades of an acting career, Bruce Campbell has accumulated a net worth of $12 million. He appeared in such high grossing films like The Ladykillers, Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, Bubba Ho-Tep, Congo, and so on. Bruce has appeared in over forty-five films throughout his acting career so far.
What’s more, Bruce’s book ‘If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a B Movie Actor’ became New York Times Best Seller. As a director, Bruce Campbell is best known for the 2002 and 2004 films ‘Fanalysis’ and ‘A Community Speaks’.
Bruce Campbell has appeared in both high budget and low budget films throughout his career so far. He appeared as Ring Announcer, Snooty Usher, and Maitre d in Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2, and Spider-Man 3 respectively.
Spider-Man earned $852 million whereas Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3 grossed $789 million & $895 million in the worldwide box office.
Besides, Bruce Campbell is credited with fifteen high grossing films in the worldwide box office. His total appeared films gross over $3.3 billion in the worldwide box office. Bruce gained box office rank #294.
In short, here’s Bruce Campbell’s notable film appearance and box office earnings:
|Film Name||Box Office Earnings|
|The Ladykillers||$77 million|
|Bubba Ho-Tep||$1.2 million|
|The Majestic||$37 million|
|McHale’s Navy||$4.5 million|
|The Hudsucker||$15 million|
|The Evil Dead||$29 million|
Apart from films, Bruce has appeared in numerous television series so far. He takes well enough for his role in television series per episode. As a voice actor, Bruce further earned from ‘The Last Kids on Earth’, ‘Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure’, ‘The Replacements’, and so on.
Bruce Campbell: At a Glance
|Full Name||Bruce Lorne Campbell|
|Date of Birth||22 June 1958|
|Birth Place||Royal Oak, Michigan, United States|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (1.85m)|
|Spouse||Christiane Deveau (m. 1983-1989); Ide Gearon (m. 1991)|
|Children||2; (Andy Campbell, Rebecca Campbell)|
|Profession||Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Author|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
Bruce Campbell is the son of Charles Newton Campbell and Joanne Louise who was born in Royal Oak, Michigan, on 22 June 1958. He is of English and Scottish descent. In his family, Bruce has two older brothers—one of them is his half-brother.
Talking about education, Bruce attended Western Michigan University. Before acting, Bruce Campbell served as a professor at nine colleges. Outside teaching, Bruce further worked in advertising.
While studying at Western Michigan University, Bruce met Sam Raimi, and later they began making Super 8 movies. His first super 8 version of movies is ‘Within the Woods’.
Bruce Campbell began playing major roles in the film with ‘The Evil Dead’. Later, he appeared in Army of Darkness. In 1977, Bruce got a chance to work in ‘It’s Murder!’ and in that year he became the executive producer.
As the executive producer, Bruce’s contribution to ‘Evil Dead’ is noteworthy. Bruce’s career breakthrough came from portraying Ring Announcer in the 2002 high-grossing film Spider-Man. He appeared in all Spider-Man films later.
Outside films, Bruce has appeared in many television series. He first appeared in the 1983 American soap opera ‘Generations’. Later, Bruce appeared in 27 episodes portraying Brisco County Jr. in the ‘The Adventures of Brisco County Jr.’.
In video games, Bruce Campbell is further known as Ash Williams. He appeared in the Dead by Daylight and Evil Dead: The Game video games taking the name of Ash Williams.
In 2016, Bruce won the prestigious Saturn Award for his role in Ash vs Evil Dead. In total, Bruce Campbell has won eleven awards and seven nominations throughout his career so far.
Today, Bruce Campbell is living in Jacksonville, Oregon. He was born in Royal Oak, Michigan. Now, Bruce and his second wife—Ida Gearon—are living in this place.
Since 1979, Bruce Campbell portrayed Ash Williams in the Evil Dead franchise. In 2018, he officially announced his retirement from Evil Dead. It will be horrible news to the Evil Dead lovers hearing his retirement from Ash.
Bruce Campbell portrayed the fictional character Sam AXE in the American television series Burn Notice. Not only TV series but Bruce also appeared in the ‘Burn Notice: The Fall of Sam AXE’ film portraying Sam AXE.
Bruce Campbell portrayed Ash Williams in the Evil Dead. Here, Campbell aka Ash drove Oldsmobile Delta 88 car.