Bruce Lorne Campbell (born June 22, 1958) is an American film and television actor, director, writer, producer and author. As a cult film actor, Campbell is best known for his role as Ash Williams in Sam Raimi’s hit Evil Dead series of films and he has starred in many low-budget cult films such as Crimewave, Maniac Cop, Bubba Ho-tep, Escape From L.A. and Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat. He would later spoof his B-movie career in My Name Is Bruce, which he starred and directed. He has since made voice appearances in animated films, including Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and Cars 2.
In television, Campbell is known for his lead roles in both The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. and Jack of all Trades, his portrayal of Autolycus (the King of Thieves) in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess, and notably for his role as Sam Axe on the USA Network series Burn Notice.
Funny pre-fame footage of 25 top celebs, including Angelina Jolie, Jim Carrey, Ryan Gosling, Keanu Reeves, Seth Rogan, Natalie Portman, Jack Black, Joseph-Gordon Levitt and more.
Oh man, loved this man and his movies. Will celebrate his life with a look at Some like it hot tonite.
Oscar-nominated actor Tony Curtis has died at his US home at the age of 85, according to ABC News.
The Hollywood star, who starred in Some Like it Hot opposite Marilyn Monroe, passed away peacefully in bed, a family spokesman said.
The star received an Oscar nod in 1959 for The Defiant Ones, in which he starred with Sidney Poitier.
His great number of film roles often revealed the sunny side of his personality, and Tony Curtis regarded his stardom as a way to “get great tables at restaurants, beautiful cars to drive and the love of lots of people”