Bruce Davison

Biography: Bruce Davison has been winning awards for over 30 years. In 1971 he was nominated for a Golden Laurel, Star of Tomorrow, for The Strawberry Statement, and took seventh place. In 1977 he won both a Drama-Logue Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Lead Performance for his for work in Streamersa, and another one of each n 1985 for The Normal Heart, having won a New York Drama League Award in 1980 for The Elephant Man.

In 1991 his work in Longtime Companion earned him the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, The National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, The Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, The Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, and an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 1993 he shared the Venice Film Festival's Volpi Cup for Best Ensemble Cast with 38 other actors for Short Cuts, which also earned him and all 38
Bruce Davison has been winning awards for over 30 years. In 1971 he was nominated for a Golden Laurel, Star of Tomorrow, for The Strawberry Statement, and took seventh place. In 1977 he won both a Drama-Logue Award and the Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for Lead Performance for his for work in Streamersa, and another one of each n 1985 for The Normal Heart, having won a New York Drama League Award in 1980 for The Elephant Man.

In 1991 his work in Longtime Companion earned him the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor, The National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor, The Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male, The Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, and an Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. In 1993 he shared the Venice Film Festival's Volpi Cup for Best Ensemble Cast with 38 other actors for Short Cuts, which also earned him and all 38 costars a Golden Globe Special Award for Best Ensemble Cast in 1994.

The 1998 Emmy Awards nominated him as Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series for portraying "Jake" in an episode of Touched by an Angel entitled "Elijah." He was also nominated in 2002 for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Directing in a Children's Special for Off Season.
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Bruce Davison's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 50
Highest Metascore: 79 Short Cuts
Lowest Metascore: 11 Persecuted
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 22
  2. Negative: 4 out of 22
22 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd 37: A Final Promise Aug 8, 2014 Psychic 10
tbd 108 Stitches Sep 12, 2014 Coach Scott Deshields 10
53 Short Eyes (re-release) Mar 7, 2003 Clark Davis 9.5
61 Crazy/Beautiful Jun 29, 2001 Tom Oakley 8.9
68 X2: X-Men United May 2, 2003 Senator Kelly 8.8
65 The Dead Girl Dec 29, 2006 Leah's Father 8.7
40 At First Sight Jan 15, 1999 Dr. Charles Aaron 8.0
61 Runaway Jury Oct 17, 2003 Durwood Cable 8.0
64 X-Men Jul 14, 2000 Senator Kelly 7.9
74 Breach Feb 16, 2007 John O'Neill 7.2
79 Short Cuts Oct 3, 1993 Howard Finnigan 7.1
41 Hate Crime Mar 16, 2006 Pastor Boyd 6.5
51 Apt Pupil Oct 23, 1998 Richard Bowden 6.4
63 Dahmer Jun 21, 2002 Lionel Dahmer 6.4
48 High Crimes Apr 5, 2002 Brig. Gen. Bill Marks 6.3
49 Words and Pictures May 23, 2014 Walt / Walt 5.9
57 The Lords of Salem Apr 19, 2013 Francis Matthias / Francis Matthias 5.8
21 Saving Lincoln Feb 15, 2013 William H. Seward 5.8
52 The King Is Alive May 11, 2001 Ray 5.0
tbd Munger Road Sep 30, 2011 Chief Kirkhoven 4.3
31 Get a Job Mar 25, 2016 Lawrence Wilheimer 4.0
tbd The Curse of Sleeping Beauty May 13, 2016 Richard 4.0
11 Persecuted Jul 18, 2014 Senator Donald Harrison 3.3
21 Summer Catch Aug 24, 2001 Rand Parrish 3.2
56 Going Shopping Sep 30, 2005 Adam tbd
45 Evergreen Sep 10, 2004 Frank tbd