Bruce Spence is a popular actor from New Zealand. He has appeared in numerous films and TV series including Peter Pan, God of Egypt and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
He began his acting career with a minor role in an Australian film The Stork in 1971. He then appeared in Australian as well Hollywood movies and TV programs. In 2017, he played in the fifth installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean’s franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Bruce Spence
Bruce Spence was born on September 17, 1945, in Auckland, New Zealand. He also spent the long duration of career making his best performance in Australia.
He was the eldest sibling out of all children from his parents and he was very responsible towards his 2 younger brothers as because his parents separated after a certain time of their love relationship.
His two younger brothers Bill and Ross are the founders of Mauta Wines. He attended Henderson High School, West Auckland and graduated from there in 1963.
Spence mother was working within a finance company and his father was a doctor. Spence was brought up by his grandmother and he was living with his father after the divorce of his parents.
Bruce Spence's Career
Bruce Spence was highly interested in acting from the very early age and he was very pa s sionate towards beginning from his schooling. Spence also attended Henderson High School for his education that was located in West Auckland.
From the very moment, he started playing within the stage programs that was conducted within the school and his math teacher suggested him to join the acting cla s s after he completed his schooling.
His brother Bill and Ross also encouraged him for his better work and his roles within Mad Max 2 were the very first performance that gave him to the preliminary step towards the success of the industry.
He also started appearing with his minor roles on the television along with his best presentation. Upon where his work Ion Stork that came in the year 1971 was the remarkable one where he played the role of Graham “Stork” Wallace within his best character and natural acting skills.
In 2003, his several projects came out. He lent the voice of Chum in an animated movie Finding Nemo. He also played the Mouth of Sauron in the final installment of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
The same year, he appeared in the third part of the Matrix franchise, The Matrix Revolution. He also played the character of professor Baxter in Disney’s live-action comedy film Inspector Gadget 2.
In 2005, he played in an epic opera space film Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith. In 2008, he joined the television series Legend of the Seeker- based on the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind. He played the role of Zeddicus Zu’l Zorander in the two seasons of the series.
In 2010, he played in the third installment of The Chronicles of Narina franchise, The Chronicles of Narina: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader.
In 2014, he played prison inmate George Corella in an episode of Australian TV series Rake. In 2017, he appeared in the Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring alongside Johnny Depp and Javier Bardem and Geoffrey Rush.
He is listed alongside James Arness as the tallest actor to play a leading role by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Bruce Spence's Net Worth
According to the Net Worth Post, his net worth is $2 million as of August 2018. He has earned this amount from his four-decade acting career. His films have grossed over $1 billion at the Box Office. He initially appeared in Australian movies and later moved to the Hollywood.
|Year||Movies||Box Office Collection|
|1985||Mad Max 3||$36.2 million (North America)|
|1995||Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||$212.4 million|
|2003||The Matrix Revolution||$427.3 million|
|2003||The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King||$1.120 billion|
|2017||Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales||$794.9 million|
Bruce Spence's Personal Life, Married, Wife, Children
Bruce Spence is married and has children. He has been married to Jenny Spence since 1973. The couple also has two children together.
Spence is very positive about his professional life and its sharing among the public but at the same time he has been quite about his personal life and dictating about his girlfriend, affair, spouse and married life in such.
Moreover, Bruce has never been seen with any of the girl mentioning about his affair yet, it was a s sumed by his fans that he had many girlfriends in his life that was indirectly dictated. Bruce is a married man and happy with his spouse and a s sumed to be the father of his children.
There is no any proper data about his divorce history neither he has any clear views about his married life and its ongoing matter.
Bruce Spence is not a gay and he is very straight in his sexuality. Bruce loves reading books a lot during his free time. Bruce is 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
by Bchrome, 29 Jan, 2016