Bruce French

Movie Actor

Birthday July 4, 1945

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Reinbeck, IA

Age 78 years old

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He gained fame for his role as Father Lonigan on the NBC daytime drama, Passions, from 1999 to 2008. In 2009, he played Father Kevin in Grey's Anatomy. The following year, he won an Ovation Award for Lead Actor in a Play for his role in The Browning Version.

Before Fame

He studied speech and theatre at the University of Iowa.


He played Jim Burns, the neighbor of the Mallow family, on The Riches from 2007 to 2008.

Family Life

He married actress and singer Eileen Barnett.

Associated With

In The Riches, his character's, Nina, was played by Margo Martindale.