Monday, January 8, 2024

Feel Good Interview: Actor Bruce Greenwood of "Fall of the House of Usher," "Star Trek," "Gerald's Game" and more.... 8 Things To Know About Him

By: Markos Papadatos, #Powerjournalist
Bruce Greenwood is an acclaimed Canadian actor and producer. He is known for his acting work in such movies as Being Julia, Thirteen Days, where he played President John F. Kennedy, Double Jeopardy, and Gerald’s Game.
He also played Captain Christopher Pike in the Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness. Most recently, he starred in the Netflix miniseries The Fall of the House of Usher. With over 153 acting credits listed on IMDB, you are sure to recognize this prolific actor from one of your favorite shows or movies.
The esteemed actor went on to share eight fun things about himself.
Bruce's Favorite Movies 
On his favorite movies, Greenwood said, “Right now, I completely loved Maestro and Oppenheimer. I thought they were just sensational,” he said, prior to adding that he also enjoyed the horror movie Beau Is Afraid. “Joaquin Phoenix was crazy good in it,” he admitted. 
Favorite Series to Binge-watch 
His favorite series to binge include SuccessionThe Night ManagerThe Marvelous Mrs. MaiselCatastrophe, and Bodyguard. 

Bruce Greenwood    Photo by Eike Schroter, Netflix

Favorite Cheat Meal 
Greenwood’s favorite cheat meal is a “falafel.” “That would be a falafel for sure,” he expressed. 
Bruce Greenwood's Superpower of Choice 
If he were to have any superpower of choice, it would be “eternal life.” 
Favorite Sports to Watch and to Play 
On his favorite sports to watch and to play, Greenwood said, “I used to love skiing, but I have a really funky knee, so I don’t do that anymore; instead, I play golf. I love to watch skiing.” 
Favorite Saying to Live by 
His favorite saying is “Do not wait, do it now,” as well as “do not go to bed mad.”
What Music Bruce Listens To 
“Right now, I enjoy listening to Jon Batiste but I’m basically a R&B/blues lover, so I love all those guys.” 
Best Advice Ever Received
The best advice that he ever got was to “stop chasing your ego.” 
To learn more about actor and producer Bruce Greenwood, follow him on Instagram.

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Opening photo courtesy of Bruce Greenwood Instagram