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Bruce Vilanch

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Bruce Vilanch (born November 23, 1948) is an American comedy writer, songwriter and actor. He is a six-time Emmy Award-winner known to industry professionals in Hollywood and New York as "the fat guy who writes everyone's jokes." He is likely best known for his four-year stint on Hollywood Squares, as both a celebrity participant and head writer for the show. He also performed off-Broadway in his one-man show Bruce Vilanch: Almost Famous in 2000. Since 2000, Vilanch has been the head writer for the Oscars, after being an Oscar program co-writer for the previous 10 years. He is a featured writer for the Tonys, Grammys and Emmys. Description above from the Wikipedia article Bruce Vilanch, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Nov 23, 1948 In New York, New York
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art
Latest Project:
Movie The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: A Long Road to Freedom 2018-03-01
Known For
Poster of Sister Mary
Poster of The Adonis Factor
Poster of The Drifter
Poster of Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art
Movie Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art Himself - Interviewee 2021
Movie The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: A Long Road to Freedom Himself 2018-03-01
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Himself - Interviewee 2014-02-02
Movie I am Divine Himself 2013-03-09
Movie Silent but Deadly Uncle Bruce 2012-11-06
Movie Into the Night Arnold Schwarzenegger 2012-06-03
Series The Eric Andre Show Arnold Schwarzenegger 2012-05-20
Movie Scrooge & Marley Fezziwig 2012-12-01
Movie Vito Himself 2011-10-14
Movie Sister Mary Farmer Jake 2011-07-10
Movie Going Down in La-La Land Missy 2011-05-01
Movie Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam Himself - Host 2010-06-02
Movie The Adonis Factor Himself - Writer / Actor 2010-06-19
Movie Spring Breakdown Celebrity Judge 2009-05-22
Series RuPaul's Drag Race Guest Judge 2009-02-02
Movie Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! Uncle Max 2009-01-01
Movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan Bruce Vilanch 2008-06-05
Series Sex: The Revolution 2008-05-12
Movie Tru Loved Uncle Daniel 2008-02-27
Series 10 Ways Unknown 2006-01-22
Series Gameshow Marathon Unknown 2006-05-31
Series Celebrity Fit Club 2005-01-09
Series The Apprentice: Martha Stewart Unknown 2005-09-21
Movie The Aristocrats Himself 2005-01-01
Movie Circuit Theater Stage Manager 2002-05-08
Movie Call Me Claus Himself 2001-12-03
Series The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Movie Get Bruce! Himself 1999-01-01
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie It Nearly Wasn't Christmas Philpot 1989-12-01
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie The Drifter Cook 1988-10-15
Movie The Morning After Bartender 1986-12-25
Movie The Ice Pirates Wendon 1984-03-16
Movie Breathless Man with Purse 1983-05-13
Series Bosom Buddies Unknown 1980-11-27
Movie Mahogany Dress Manufacturer 1975-10-08