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List of famous people named Bruce, along with photos. How many celebrities named Bruce can you think of? The famous Bruces below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Bruce, athletes named Bruce, and even political figures named Bruce. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Bruce? Add them to the list.

There are so many award winning Bruce's on this list. There's New Jersey native Bruce Springsteen, still a touring musician after 30 years who was also inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Bruce Willis has starred in so many great classics: Die Hard, Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense and 12 Monkeys, to name a few. And, of course, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner graces this list. Her coming out as a transgender has revolutionized gender identification, and she is also an Olympic gold medal winner, and has recently won an ESPY award for courage.
 

Bruce Willis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Businessperson, Television producer, Musician Walter Bruce Willis is an American actor, producer and singer. His career began on the Off-Broadway stage and then in television in the 1980s, most notably as David Addison in Moonlighting. He ...more

Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and humanitarian. He is best known for his work with his E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen ...more

Caitlyn Jenner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Public speaker, Socialite, Businessperson Caitlyn Jenner (born October 28, 1949), formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. Jenner was a college football ...more

Bruce Lee is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Martial Arts Instructor, Film Producer, Screenwriter Bruce Lee was a Hong Kong American martial artist, Hong Kong action film actor, martial arts instructor, philosopher, filmmaker, and the founder of Jeet Kune Do. Lee was the son of Cantonese ...more

Bruce Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
American football player Bruce Bernard Smith is a former American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was a member of the Buffalo Bills teams that ...more

Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Coach, American football player Bruce Rankin Matthews is a former American college and professional football player who was an offensive guard and center in the National Football League for nineteen seasons during the 1980s, ...more

Bruce Dern is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Actor, Voice acting Bruce MacLeish Dern is an American actor. He frequently takes roles as a supporting character actor, often playing villains of unstable nature. He has appeared in more than 80 feature films, and ...more

Bruce Campbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Television director, Television producer, Film Producer Bruce Lorne Campbell 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 and he has starred ...more

Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Pilot, Songwriter, Entrepreneur Paul Bruce Dickinson, known professionally as Bruce Dickinson, is an English musician, airline pilot, and broadcaster. He is best known as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Iron Maiden. ...more

Bruce Sutter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Baseball player Howard Bruce Sutter is a former Major League Baseball right-handed relief pitcher. He was arguably the first pitcher to make effective use of the split-finger fastball. One of the sport's ...more

Bruce Bowen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Basketball player Bruce E. Bowen Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. Bowen played small forward and graduated from Edison High School and Cal State Fullerton. He went on to play for the ...more

Bruce Forsyth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Showman, Comedian, Musician Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson CBE, commonly known as Bruce Forsyth, is an English television presenter and entertainer whose career spans 75 years. In 2012, the Guinness World Records ...more

Bruce Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Musician, Actor, Voice acting Stuart Bruce Greenwood is a Canadian actor and musician. He is generally known for his roles as U.S. presidents in Thirteen Days and National Treasure: Book of Secrets, Ben Stevenson in Mao's ...more

Bruce Hornsby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Pianist Bruce Randall Hornsby is an American singer and keyboardist known for the spontaneity and creativity of his live performances. Hornsby draws frequently from classical, jazz, bluegrass, folk, ...more

Bruce Grobbelaar is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Coach, Footballer Bruce David Grobbelaar is the current goalkeeper coach for Ottawa Fury FC of the North American Soccer League. As a player, Grobbelaar represented Zimbabwe at international level and a number of ...more

Bruce Kulick is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician Bruce Howard Kulick is an American guitarist, musician and a member of the band Grand Funk Railroad. Previously, Kulick had been a long-time member of the band Kiss. Kulick is also known for ...more

Bruce Hornsby & The Range is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Bruce Hornsby & The Range was a music band.

Bruce Cockburn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Composer Bruce Douglas Cockburn OC is a Canadian guitarist and singer-songwriter whose career spans over 40 years. His song styles range from folk to jazz-influenced rock and his lyrics cover a broad ...more

Bruce Davison is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Television director, Actor, Film Director Bruce Davison is an American actor and director. Davison is well known for his Academy Award nominated performance in Longtime Companion, which also awarded him a Golden Globe. Davison has also ...more

Bruce Hurst is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Baseball player Bruce Vee Hurst is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher. He is best remembered for his brilliant performance for the Boston Red Sox in the 1986 postseason, named 1986 ...more

Bruce Bochy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Baseball player, Coach Bruce Douglas Bochy is the manager of the San Francisco Giants. Prior to joining the Giants for the 2007 season, Bochy was the manager of the San Diego Padres for twelve seasons. He has led the ...more

Bruce McGill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Actor, Voice acting Bruce Travis McGill is an American actor who has an extensive list of credits in film and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Jack Dalton on the television series MacGyver and ...more

Bruce McCulloch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Television director, Comedian, Television producer Bruce Ian McCulloch is a Canadian actor, writer, comedian, and film director. McCulloch is best known for his work as a member of The Kids in the Hall, a popular Canadian comedy troupe, and as a ...more

Bruce Arians is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
American Football coach, Coach, American football player Bruce Charles Arians is an American football coach who currently serves as the head coach for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He also served as interim head coach of the ...more

Bruce Boxleitner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Actor, Voice acting, Writer Bruce William Boxleitner is an American actor, and science fiction and suspense writer. He is known for his leading roles in the television series How the West Was Won, Bring 'Em Back Alive, ...more

Bruce Beresford is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer Bruce Beresford is an Australian film director who has made more than 30 feature films over a 50-year career. Notable films he has directed include Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies, Crimes of the ...more

Bruce Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
American football player Bruce Charles Armstrong is a former offensive tackle in the National Football League from 1987 to 2000, playing all fourteen seasons with the New England Patriots. He was drafted in the first ...more

Bruce Clark is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
American football player Bruce M. Clark is a former American college and professional football player who was a defensive end in the Canadian Football League and National Football League for ten seasons during the ...more

Bruce Coslet is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Coach, American football player Bruce Coslet is a former American college and professional football player and professional football coach. A tight end, he played for the University of the Pacific and in 1969 debuted with the ...more

Bruce George Peter Lee is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Bruce George Peter Lee is one of Britain’s most prolific killers. He confessed to a total of 11 acts of arson, and was convicted of 26 counts of manslaughter. 11 of these were overturned on ...more

Bruce Fowler is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Bruce Lambourne Fowler is a prominent American trombone player and composer. He played trombone on many Frank Zappa records, as well as with Captain Beefheart and in the Fowler Brothers Band. ...more

Bruce Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Politician Bruce Edward Babbitt, a Democrat, served as United States Secretary of the Interior and as the 16th governor of Arizona, from 1978 to 1987.

Bruce Davidson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Film Director, Photographer Bruce Davidson is an American photographer. He has been a member of the Magnum Photos agency since 1958. His photographs, notably those taken in Harlem, New York City, have been widely exhibited ...more

Bruce Spence is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Actor, Voice acting Bruce Spence is an actor.

Bruce Johnston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Record producer, Songwriter, Musician Bruce Arthur Johnston is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer best known as a member of the Beach Boys. He joined the band for live performances in 1965, but then became a ...more

Bruce Weber is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Basketball Coach Bruce Brett Weber is an American college basketball coach who is currently the men's basketball head coach at Kansas State University. Weber was formerly head coach at Southern Illinois ...more

Bruce Benderson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Journalist, Novelist, Author Bruce Benderson is an American author, born to Jewish parents of Russian descent, who lives in New York. He attended William Nottingham High School in Syracuse, New York and then Binghamton ...more

Bruce Sterling is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Futurist, Orator, Novelist Michael Bruce Sterling is an American science fiction author who is best known for his novels and his work on the Mirrorshades anthology. This work helped to define the cyberpunk genre.

Bruce Altman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Actor Bruce Altman is an American film and television actor. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama.

Bruce Vilanch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Songwriter, Screenwriter, Actor Bruce Vilanch is an American comedy writer, songwriter and actor. He is a six-time Emmy Award-winner. Vilanch is best known to the public for his four-year stint on Hollywood Squares, as a ...more

Bruce LaBruce is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Pornographic actor, Bassist, Film Producer Bruce LaBruce is a Canadian writer, filmmaker, photographer and underground adult director based in Toronto, Ontario. His films explore themes of sexual and interpersonal transgression against ...more

Bruce Marshall is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Accountant, Novelist, Writer Lieutenant-Colonel Claude Cunningham Bruce Marshall, known as Bruce Marshall was a prolific Scottish writer who wrote fiction and non-fiction books on a wide range of topics and genres. His ...more

Bruce Chen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Baseball player Bruce Kastulo Chen is a Panamanian professional baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves, Philadelphia Phillies, New ...more

Bruce Barclay is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Bruce Gillespie Barclay was a New Zealand politician, being the Member of Parliament for Christchurch Central in the South Island.

Bruce Chatwin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Novelist, Author, Writer Charles Bruce Chatwin was an English writer whose best known works are In Patagonia and The Songlines. Although he was often referred to as a travel writer, a term he eschewed, Chatwin was also ...more

Bruce Timm is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Television director, Character Designer, Television producer Bruce Walter Timm is an American character designer, animator and producer. He is also a writer and artist working in comics, and is known for his contributions building the modern DC Comics ...more

Bruce Driver is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Ice Hockey Player Bruce Douglas Driver is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played 15 seasons in the National Hockey League from 1983–84 until 1997–98. Driver possessed a strong point shot, ...more

Bruce Welch is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Record producer, Songwriter, Singer Bruce Welch is a singer, songwriter and record producer.

Bruce Irvin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
American football player Bruce Pernell Irvin, Jr. is an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. He was drafted in the 1st round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 15th overall by ...more

Bruce Weitz is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Bruce
Actor, Voice acting Bruce Peter Weitz is an American actor. He is perhaps best known for his role as Sgt. Michael "Mick" Belker in the 1980s TV series Hill Street Blues for which he won an Emmy Award for ...more