Bruce Vilanch

Writer / Screenwriter | * 11/23/1948 (72) | New York, New York
Bruce Gerald Vilanch (born November 23, 1948) 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 celebrity participant; behind the scenes he was head writer for the show. In 2000, he performed off-Broadway in his self-penned one-man show, Bruce Vilanch: Almost Famous. From 2000 to 2014, Vilanch was the head writer for the Oscars, after being an Oscar program co-writer for the previous ten years. He is a featured writer for the Tonys, Grammys, and Emmys. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Documentaries | Music

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Awards & Nominations for Bruce Vilanch

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Movies with Bruce Vilanch as Actor(30)

as Himself - Interviewee2019 Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art
as Himself - Interviewee2014 And the Oscar Goes To...
as himself2013 I Am Divine
as Uncle Bruce2012 Silent but Deadly
as Fezziwig2012 Scrooge & Marley
as himself2011 Vito
as Farmer Jake2011 Sister Mary
as Himself - Writer / Actor2010 The Adonis Factor
as Celebrity Judge2009 Spring Breakdown
as Angelo Ferraro2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!
as Uncle Max2009 Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!
as Uncle Daniel2008 Tru Loved
as himself2005 The Aristocrats
as Self2001 10 Attitudes
as himself2001 Call Me Claus
as Theater Stage Manager2001 Circuit
as himself1999 Get Bruce!
as Cook1988 The Drifter
as Bartender1986 The Morning After
as Wendon1984 The Ice Pirates
as Man with Purse1983 Breathless
as Dress Manufacturer1975 Mahogany

TV Shows/Series with Bruce Vilanch as Actor(10)

Movies with Bruce Vilanch as Crew(11)

Writing/Writer2011 Faust
Writing/Writer2007 Naked Boys Singing!
Writing/Writer1997 Bette Midler: Diva Las Vegas
Writing/Writer1980 Divine Madness
Writing/Writer1976 Charo

Born: Tuesday, 11/23 1948 (November) in New York City (current age: 72 years + 170 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Other names for Bruce Vilanch (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Bruce Vilanche"
Bruce Vilanch frequently works together with these people:
Bette Midler (12x, Actress)
Fran Drescher (9x, Actress)
Troy Christian (5x, Crew)
David Silverman (4x, Crew)
Alec Mapa (4x, Actor)
Paul Provenza (4x, Actor)
Pamela Hayden (4x, Actress)
Jeffrey Schwarz (4x, Crew)
Stephen Bates (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:859935, Added: 11/14/2018, Last updated: 05/06/2021