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Also Known As: Marden Andrew Mcbroom Died: May 3, 1976
Born: January 6, 1914 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Kankakee, Illinois, USA Profession: actor

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David Bruce was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Bruce landed roles in various films, including the action picture "The Sea Hawk" (1940) with Errol Flynn, "A Dispatch From Reuters" (1940) and "The Man Who Talked Too Much" (1940). He also appeared in "The Santa Fe Trail" (1940) with Errol Flynn, the comedy "The Smiling Ghost" (1941) with Wayne Morris and the Jeffrey Lynn comedy "The Body Disappears" (1941). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "The Mad Ghoul" (1943), "Calling Dr. Death" (1943) with Lon Chaney Jr. and "Gung Ho!" (1943) with Randolph Scott. He also appeared in the war "Corvette K-225" (1943) with Randolph Scott. Bruce was most recently credited in the Judi Dench dramatic adaptation "Iris" (2001). Bruce continued to exercise his talent in the fifties through the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "The Iron Glove" (1954), "Star Trek V: the Final Frontier" (1989) starring William Shatner and "Othello" (1995). His credits also expanded to "G.I. Jane" with Demi Moore (1997) and "Fighting Gravity" with Derek Snowden (1998). Bruce was married to Cynthia Sory and had two children. Bruce...

David Bruce was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Early on in his acting career, Bruce landed roles in various films, including the action picture "The Sea Hawk" (1940) with Errol Flynn, "A Dispatch From Reuters" (1940) and "The Man Who Talked Too Much" (1940). He also appeared in "The Santa Fe Trail" (1940) with Errol Flynn, the comedy "The Smiling Ghost" (1941) with Wayne Morris and the Jeffrey Lynn comedy "The Body Disappears" (1941). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the forties, appearing in "The Mad Ghoul" (1943), "Calling Dr. Death" (1943) with Lon Chaney Jr. and "Gung Ho!" (1943) with Randolph Scott. He also appeared in the war "Corvette K-225" (1943) with Randolph Scott. Bruce was most recently credited in the Judi Dench dramatic adaptation "Iris" (2001). Bruce continued to exercise his talent in the fifties through the nineties, taking on a mix of projects like "The Iron Glove" (1954), "Star Trek V: the Final Frontier" (1989) starring William Shatner and "Othello" (1995). His credits also expanded to "G.I. Jane" with Demi Moore (1997) and "Fighting Gravity" with Derek Snowden (1998). Bruce was married to Cynthia Sory and had two children. Bruce passed away in May 1976 at the age of 62.

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DIRECTOR:

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  Fighting Gravity (1998) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 G.I. Jane (1997) Trainee
2.
 Masterson of Kansas (1955) Clay Bennett
3.
 Jungle Hell (1955) Dr. Paul Morrison
4.
 The Iron Glove (1954) Austrian sergeant
5.
 Cannibal Attack (1954) Arnold King
7.
 Revenue Agent (1951) Cliff Gage
8.
 The Du Pont Story (1951) A young du Pont
9.
 Pier 23 (1951) Charles Giffen
10.
 Young Daniel Boone (1950) Daniel Boone
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wife:
Cynthia Sory. Drama teacher. Texan; died of complications from a brain tumor.

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daughter:
Amanda McBroom. Composer, singer. Mother, Cynthia Sory.

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