|Born||17 September 1945|
Auckland, New Zealand
|Occupation||Actor, voice artist|
|Height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
Bruce Spence (born 17 September 1945) is a New Zealand-Australian actor.[ citation needed ] Spence has amassed over 100 film and television credits and has also acted in theater.
Spence won an AFI Award for Best Actor for his role in the 1971 comedy Stork .
Spence's best known film role is as the gyro pilot in Mad Max 2 (1981).He also played the lead role in Werner Herzog's Where the Green Ants Dream (1984) and portrayed Jedediah the pilot in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985).
In the 21st century, Spence played the Mouth of Sauron in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003),the Trainman in The Matrix Revolutions (2003), and Baxter in Disney's Inspector Gadget 2 (2003), and voiced the character Chum in Finding Nemo (2003). He also portrayed Tion Medon in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005) and played Lord Rhoop in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010).
Spence portrayed the palaeontologist (Huxley) in the Australian performance of BBC's Walking with Dinosaurs: The Live Experience. In his role, Spence narrated the activities of life-sized mechanical dinosaurs operated by teams of puppeteers and drivers.[ citation needed ]
In 2008, Spence joined the television series Legend of the Seeker , which was based on the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind. He played the role of Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander, co-starring with Craig Horner and Bridget Regan. The show ran for two seasons.[ citation needed ]
In 2014, Spence played prison inmate George Corella in episode 3.1 of Rake .[ citation needed ]
|1971||Stork||Graham 'Stork' Wallace|
|1974||Moving On||Road Worker|
|The Cars That Ate Paris||Charlie|
|1975||The Firm Man||Messenger|
|The Great Macarthy||Bill Dean|
|1976||Let the Balloon Go||Chief Gifford|
|Oz||Bass player/Blondie the Surfie|
|Mad Dog Morgan||Heriot|
|Eliza Fraser||Bruce McIver|
|1978||Newsfront||Redex trial driver|
|1981||Mad Max 2||The Gyro Captain|
|1983||Double Deal||Doug Mitchell|
|The Return of Captain Invincible||Midnight's Doctor|
|1984||Pallet on the Floor||Basil Beaumont-Foster|
|Wo die grünen Ameisen träumen (Where the Green Ants Dream)||Lance Hackett|
|1985||Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome||Jedediah the Pilot|
|The Year My Voice Broke||Jonah|
|1988||Bachelor Girl||Alistair Dredge Jr|
|Rikky and Pete||Ben|
|The Shrimp on the Barbie||Wayne|
|1991||Sweet Talker||Norman Foster|
|1995||Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls||Gahjii|
|1996||The Munsters' Scary Little Christmas||Mr. Gateman|
|1998||Dark City||Mr. Wall|
|2002||Queen of the Damned||Khayman|
|2003||Inspector Gadget 2||Professor Baxter|
|Finding Nemo||Chum (voice)|
|The Matrix Revolutions||Trainman|
|The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King||Mouth of Sauron (Extended Edition only)|
|2005||Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith||Tion Medon|
|2010||The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader||Lord Rhoop|
|2013||Mystery Road||Jim the Coroner|
|2016||Gods of Egypt||Head Judge|
|Blue World Order||Whippett|
|2017||Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales||Mayor Dix|
|2019||Blue World Order||Whippet|
|2020||Love and Monsters||Old Pete|
|2020||Children of the Corn||Pastor Penny|
|2021||The Dry||Gerry Hadler|
|1973||Certain Women||Julius 'Big Julie'|
|1977||Barnaby and Me||Tall Baddie|
|1981||And Here Comes Bucknuckle|
|1987||Great Expectations: The Untold Story||Joe Gargery|
|1988||The Dirtwater Dynasty||Lonely Logan|
|Tanamera – Lion of Singapore||Hammond|
|1992||Halfway Across the Galaxy and Turn Left||The Chief|
|1994–1995||Over the Hill||Tall Bob|
|1997||Return to Jupiter||Ed Unit|
|Halifax f.p.: Isn't It Romantic||Eric Washburn|
|2004||The Brush Off||Philip Veale|
|2006||RAN (Remote Area Nurse)||Vince|
|Nightmares & Dreamscapes||Hans Morris|
|2008||Double the Fist||Mayor McCarthy|
|2008–2010||Legend of the Seeker||Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander|
|2009||All Saints||Barry Goldsworthy|
|2021||Back to the Rafters||Charles Whiteman||7 episodes|
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