Quote: "For 40 years I was perceived as the biggest A-hole in the history of films; I mean, not only did I kill John Wayne but I took the Goodyear blimp and tried to blow up the Superbowl in Black Sunday - back to back." Oscar winner Bruce Dern on his bad guy roles.
Fact: Actor Bruce Dern and his daughter Laura Dern are slated to appear side-by-side for an in-depth interview on U.S. talk show Inside the Actors Studio. The visit from the Oscar-nominated pair will mark the first time in the history of the series that a father-and-daughter duo are interviewed at the same time. The episode will air in the U.S. on 26 December (13).
Fact: Veteran actor Bruce Dern will be presented with the first ever Legend Award in recognition of The Great Gatsby star's longrunning career at the inaugural Gold Coast International Film Festival. The event will take place in New York this June (11).
Quote: "I can't even begin to express the incredible good fortune I feel to love what I do and have found it. There are two people I have to thank for that - I guess for my birth and also for the vocation. To my parents Bruce and Diane, who showed me the love and the passion for acting." Jurassic Park star Laura Dern was delighted to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday (01Nov10) - at the same time as her actor parents, Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd.
Fact: Actor Bruce Dern's godmother was former U.S. First Lady ELEANOR ROOSEVELT.