One of Canada's top actors, Bruce Gray
starred as Machiavellian business mogul Adam Cunningham on the international hit series Traders. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, of Canadian parents, he returned to Toronto with them when he was 13, and attended Humberside Collegiate and the University of Toronto, earning a Masters degree in Psychology. Heading to London, England, in 1960, he performed on the British stage for two years (including opposite a young Donald Sutherland
in Androcles and the Lion) before returning to Toronto to perform in and produce stage and TV projects.
Moving to the U.S. in 1970, he worked in regional theater throughout America and joined the casts of the soap operas Somerset and The Edge of Night (at one point simultaneously playing opposite Kim Hunter there and as Osric opposite star William Hurt in a New York production of Hamlet). He went on to became a prolific guest star on such series as Murphy Brown, Melrose Place, ER, Nowhere Man, Wings, Chicago Hope, The Incredible Hulk, Airwolf Tour of Duty, Babylon 5 and many others, and played recurring roles on Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Admiral Chekote), Murder, She Wrote (as Ted Hartley, Jessica's harried publisher) and Showtime's Queer as Folk (as George Schickel). His movies and telefilms include My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Starship Troopers, The Peacemaker, For the Boys, Dragnet, My Family/Mi Familia, Roswell, The Exxon Valdez Story and Sinatra. He continues in theater, having won LA Weekly and Robbie Awards for his direction of the works of Joe Orton.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Bruce Gray Facts
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