Bruce Grant was an American actor, producer, director, and screenwriter. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on August 5, 1933. He started his career in the 1950s, making appearances in television shows such as "The Adventures of Superman" and "The Millionaire."
In 1965, Grant made his film debut in the drama film, "The Sand Pebbles," starring Steve McQueen. He then went on to appear in films such as "The Towering Inferno," "The Poseidon Adventure," and "The Drowning Pool." He also starred in the westerns, "Chato's Land" and "The Outlaw Josey Wales," as well as the horror film, "The Omen."
In the late 1970s, Grant began to focus more on producing and directing. He produced and directed the horror film "The Sender," as well as the war drama, "The Wild Geese." He also directed the drama "The Lords of Discipline," starring David Keith and Robert Prosky.
In the 1980s, Grant continued to produce and direct films. He directed "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia," starring Dennis Quaid and Kristy McNichol. He also produced and directed the science-fiction film, "Lifeforce," starring Steve Railsback.
In the 1990s, Grant produced and directed the romantic-comedy, "The Favor," starring Elizabeth McGovern and Bill Pullman. He also directed the drama, "Avalon," starring Aidan Quinn and Elizabeth Perkins.
Bruce Grant died on April 1, 2006 at the age of 72 from complications of heart failure. Throughout his career, Grant was nominated for an Emmy Award for his directing work on the television movie, "The Yearling," and he was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his directing work on the film, "The Lords of Discipline."
Grant was an accomplished actor, producer, director, and screenwriter who left an indelible mark on the film industry. His work was often described as powerful and compelling, and his legacy continues to live on.