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Bruce MacVittie

Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in High School, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's Prairie Avenue, where he worked for many years as a member. He was a founding member of Naked Angels Theatre Company. Bruce spent over ten years at The Eugene O'Neil National Playwrights' Conference under Lloyd Richards and 10 seasons at The Williamstown Theatre Festival under Michael Ritchie and Jenny Gersten, and was a member of the Blue Light Theatre Company where he began a collaboration with Joanne Woodward for several years on the plays of Clifford Odets. In 1982, he began as understudy to James Hayden in David Mamet's American Buffalo with Al Pacino and JJJohnston at Circle In The Square, eventually replacing Hayden in the subsequent Broadway production, National Tour, and West End Productions with Pacino and Johnston. MacVittie, a character actor, had a long tenure playing Guest Starring roles in television and film beginning with Barney Miller in 1981 working on both coasts but working predominantly in New York. In New York, he worked in most Off Broadway theaters including The Public, Playwright's Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, and The Cherry Lane. He appeared in over 75 Film and Television productions over 32 years.


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Born:
Oct 14, 1956 In Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
24
First Appeared:
In the series Barney Miller 1974-08-22
Latest Project:
Series Pan Am 2011-09-25
Known For
Poster of Person of Interest
Poster of The Black Donnellys
Poster of The Unit
Poster of The Sopranos
Filmography
Pan Am Unknown 2011-09-25
Body of Proof Unknown 2011-01-25
Person of Interest Unknown 2011-09-22
The Black Donnellys Unknown 2007-02-26
Army Wives Unknown 2007-03-01
The Unit Unknown 2006
Numb3rs Unknown 2005
Close to Home Unknown 2005-10-04
CSI: NY Unknown 2004-09-22
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
The Sopranos Unknown 1999-01-10
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Now and Again Unknown 1999-09-24
Sex and the City Unknown 1998-06-06
Oz Unknown 1997-07-12
The Stand Ace-High 2 episodes, 1994 1994-05-08
New York Undercover Unknown 1994-09-08
Homicide: Life on the Street Unknown 1993-01-31
Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
The Equalizer Unknown 1985-09-18
Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Tales from the Darkside Unknown 1983-10-29
Barney Miller Unknown 1974-08-22