Bruce Vilanch

Bruce Vilanch

  • Born on
    • November 23rd, 1948
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.


Acting (11 Credits)

2011Going Down in LA-LA Land as Missy
2009Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!! as Uncle Max
2009Spring Breakdown as Celebrity Judge
2008Tru Loved as Uncle Daniel
2008You Don't Mess with the Zohan as Bruce Vilanch
2001Circuit as Theater Stage Manager
1999Jackie's Back! as Bruce Vilanch
1986The Morning After as Bartender
1984The Ice Pirates as Wendon
1983Breathless as Man with Purse
1975Mahogany as Dress Manufacturer

Himself (6 Credits)

2014And the Oscar Goes to... as Himself - Interviewee
2013I Am Divine as Himself
2011Vito as Himself
2005The Aristocrats as Himself
2001Call Me Claus as Himself
1999Get Bruce as Himself


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