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Bruce Ramsay | Canadian Actor, Age, Biography, Career, Early Life, Facts

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IntroCanadian actor
IsActor
FromCanada
TypeFilm, Television, Stage and Radio
GenderMale
Birth31 December 1966, Montreal
Age53 years

BIOGRAPHY

Bruce Ramsay (born December 31, 1966) is a Canadian film, television and stage actor.

CAREER

Ramsay’s screen debut was opposite fellow Montrealer Elias Koteas in the film Malarek (1988). Ramsay and Koteas went on to appear in two other films together, Hit Me (1996), and Collateral Damage (2002). Ramsay’s first lead in a major motion picture came when he was cast as Carlitos Paez in director Frank Marshall’s film Alive (1993), the biographical survival drama based upon Piers Paul Read’s 1974 book Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors, which detailed the story of the Uruguayan rugby team that crashed into the Andes mountains.

In 2011, Ramsay made his directorial debut with Hamlet (2011). Ramsay also produced, wrote the adaptation, and starred as Hamlet. Hamlet premiered in competition at the Vancouver International Film Festival in 2011.

Ramsay appeared as the jaded house boy Carlucci opposite Michael Douglas and Matt Damon in Behind the Candelabra (2013), directed by Steven Soderbergh, about the last ten years in the life of pianist Liberace. Behind the Candelabra marked the second time that Ramsay had worked with Soderbergh. In 1995, Ramsay appeared in The Professional Man, part of The Showtime film noir series Fallen Angels, starring opposite Peter Coyote and Brendan Fraser.

FILMOGRAPHY

  • First Offender (1987)
  • Pin (1988)
  • Malarek (1989)
  • Jacknife (1989)
  • The Reckoning (1991)
  • Street Legal (1991)
  • Urban Angel (1991)
  • To Catch a Killer (1992)
  • Alive (1993)
  • Dead Beat (1994)
  • Killing Zoe (1994)
  • The New Age (1994)
  • Blah, Blah, Blah… (1995)
  • Fallen Angels (1995)
  • Hellraiser: Bloodline (1996)
  • Curdled (1996)
  • Hit Me (1996)
  • Starstruck (1998)
  • C-16: FBI (1998)
  • Bonanno: A Godfather’s Story (1999)
  • Island of the Dead (2000)
  • Shot in the Face (2001)
  • Exploding Oedipus (2001)
  • Collateral Damage (2002)
  • Looking for Jimmy (2002)
  • Holes (2003)
  • Jericho Mansions (2003)
  • Timeline (2003)
  • Mob Princess (2003)
  • Da Vinci’s Inquest (2003)
  • Baby for Sale (2004)
  • Amnésie: L’Énigme James Brighton (2005)
  • Veiled Truth:What Comes Around (2006)
  • Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis (2006)
  • One Dead Indian (2006)
  • Babylon 5: The Lost Tales: Voices in the Dark (2007)
  • Si j’etais Toi (2007)
  • The Quality of Life (2008)
  • G-Spot (2005–2009)
  • Riverworld (2010)
  • Supernatural (2010)
  • Hamlet
  • Doomsday Prophecy (2011)
  • Behind the Candelabra (2013)
  • Brick Mansions (2014)
  • 19-2 (2013-2015)
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