Bruce Dern Bio


Relationship Statistics of Bruce Dern

What is Bruce Dern marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Single
How many children does Bruce Dern have ? (name):Two(Laura and Diane Elizabeth )
Is Bruce Dern having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Bruce Dern gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Bruce Dern was married to Andrea Beckett on October 20, 1969.

Previously, he married Diane Ladd in 1960. Later they divorced on September 18, 1969. Together they had two daughters Laura and Diane Elizabeth Dern.

Their eldest daughter, Diane died just at 18 months of age due to accidentally drowned in California. Their second child Laura was born in 19667. Laura is also an actor. On November 1, 2010, They all earned adjoining stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

His first wife’s name is Marie Dawn Pierce. They married on September 7, 1957, and separated in 1958.

Who is Bruce Dern?

Two times Oscar nominee Bruce Dern is an American actor and well-known form his legendary villainous Characters.

He spent decades in the film industries and makes his own space as the most talented and tremendous actor of his generation.

As of November 1, 2019, Bruce’s played latest movie Badland was released. He played a role as a Reginald Cooke in this movie.

Bruce Dern- Birth Age, Family, Education

Bruce Dern was born Bruce MacLeish Dern, on June 4, 1936, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., to John Henry Dern and Jean(MacLeish). His birth sign is Gemini.

His grandfather’s name is George Dern who was a chairman of the Carson, Pirie, and Scott stores.

 Bruce Dern
Caption: Bruce Dern and wife Andrea Beckett (Source: Getty Images)

Bruce’s grand-uncle, Archibald MacLeish was a poet.

He graduated from The Choate School and later he attended the University of Pennsylvania.

Bruce Dern- Career

Dern started his career from his debut movie Wild River released in 1960. When he was a stage actor he learned many things from the famous director Elia Kazan. He is also a successful TV actor.

One of his most memorable roles is Freeman Lowell, from the science friction movie Mysterious Ships in 1972.

Also well known from his roles in The Great Gatsby as a Tom Buchanan and Captain Bob Hyde in The Return.

Some honorable mentioned Films Lists

Dern played over 100 Films in his whole career. Some of his honorable Films were listed below.

YearRoleName of Movie/Films
1964John MayhewHush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte
1972Freeman LowellSilent Running
1975Big BobSmile
1980Bobby LeeMiddle Age Crazy
1982Harry TracyThat Championship Season
1999Mr.DudleyThe Haunting
2000JudgeAll the Pretty Horses
2005CharlieDown in the Valley
2007Easy KimbroughThe Cake Eaters
1977LanderBlack Sunday
2011Sheriff Boddy LaGrangeTwixt
2017Joseph KennedyChappaquiddick


  • Dern won his first Western Heritage Awards form the movie The Cowboys in 1972.
  • He got the Jury Award from the movie Swamp Devil.
  • Best Supporting Actor category, NSFC Award from the Movie Drive, He Said.
  • In 2013, NRB Award from movie Nebraska as a Best Actor nominee.
  • 2019, Festival Prize winner from the Freaks as the Best Actor.

Two Times Oscar Nominee

First, he was nominated in 1979 for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role form the Movie Comming Home. The movie is based on Romance and War in which he played a role as a Woody Grant alongside Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, and Ed Helms.

He was nominated for the second time in 2014 for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role from the movie Nebraska based on Adventure and Comedy. This movie was released in 2013.

Net Worth, Salary

Bruce’s net worth is approximate $ 20 million US. His salary is around $168 k US.

According to the source, the average salary in the United State is $56,582 as of Nov 25, 2019.


He has light hair with brown eyes. His height is 6 feet.


Bruce’s Twitter account with id @BruceDern has 3.3 k followers.

You may read about the age, parents, career, net worth, body measurement, and social media of Wes BrownChris SantosChristopher Denham, and Jason Isaacs.

Photos of Bruce Dern

Suggest Bio Update