Bruce Boxleitner

Bruce Boxleitner was born on the 12th May in 1950. His birthplace is called Elgin, a place of Illinois in the United States. His birth name is Bruce William Boxleitner. He is an American actor renowned for acting in the science fiction film named ‘TRON: Legacy’. He is also the writer of science fiction novel ‘Frontier Earth’ published in 1999 and ‘Searcher’ published in 2001.


His father was a certified public accountant. He studied in the Prospect High School in Mount Prospect which is situated in Illinois. Before entering into the acting career, he attended in the Goodman Theater School of Drama under the Art School of Chicago. This strengthens his background as an actor later on. His background of studying the Drama helped him to be an excellent and successful actor. People are interested to learn about his bio because of his successful and influential work that he has been doing for so many years.


He started his amazing journey in acting with the TV series named ‘Mary Tyler Moore’ in 1973. After his debut in the acting career he has been able to get many roles and got the attention of the viewers. Besides taking part in so many TV series over the years, he was appeared in many films. The character tron that he played in the film ‘TRON: Legacy’ directed by Joseph Kosinski caught the attention of the cinema goers all over the world and gave him popularity across the world. Another work that gave him enormous fame is the western TV movie named ‘Aces ‘N’ Eights’. In that movie he played the role as D. C. Cracker. People loved his work in that movie. His career is full of amazing work. His work of writing two western novels is also remarkable. He is popular that people open discuss about him on People’s interest about him on this type of platform shows the popularity and acceptability that he has gained through his work. His works of art not only give him fame but also a good fortune. A source confirms that his net worth is $14 million USD right now and the figure tends to increase. This vast amount of net worth implies his acceptance and popularity of his work that he has done over the years. The success he has got with whatever he has done can be exemplary.


He is a pretty handsome personality with a height of 1.88 m. As per the personal life is concern, he was married twice. The name of his first wife is Kathryn Holcomb. She is an American actress. They married in the year of 1977 but the marriage did not last long. They got divorced in 1987 after the 10 years of their marriage. He has 2 children with her. Then in the year of 1995 he married again. The name of his second wife is Melissa Gilbert. That marriage also broke. It lasted for 17 years and in 2012 they separated. He has a child with his second wife. In an interview he said that despite his separation with two wives, he is a happy person.

Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020

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