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Chris Bruno

Chris Bruno (born March 15, 1966, Milford, Connecticut) is an American film and television actor best known for his role as Sheriff Walt Bannerman on the USA Network television series The Dead Zone. His brother Dylan Bruno plays Colby Granger on Numb3rs. During college, Bruno was active in both theater and sports. After an injury sidelined his skiing career while attending college in Vermont, he auditioned for and was cast in the lead in The Mandrake. Transferring to the State University of New York at Stony Brook as a theatre major, he also became the starting pitcher for the school's baseball team. Soon after college graduation, Bruno joined the cast of NBC's Another World as Dennis Carrington Wheeler and was nominated for a Soap Opera Award for Outstanding Newcomer. After Another World, he was cast as Michael Delaney on ABC's All My Children. Bruno spent some time as a stand up comedian in the years following his soap opera stints and landed several guest-starring spots on the sitcoms The Nanny, Jesse and Suddenly Susan. In 2001, he was cast as Walt Bannerman in USA Network's sci-fi drama The Dead Zone, the premiere of which was the highest-rated cable television series premiere at that time. In the series' fifth season, Bruno's directorial debut was the episode "Independence Day," which was dedicated in memory of his mother, Nancy M. Bruno, who died of cancer. His brother, Dylan Bruno, guest-starred. His father is actor Scott Bruno (b. 1942). Bruno remained a star on the show for the first five seasons; his character was killed off during the sixth season premiere. Bruno made three additional guest appearances for the remainder of the final season. He also starred opposite Anthony Hopkins in the 2005 Roger Donaldson film The World's Fastest Indian, which according to Bruno was "one of the most exciting jobs" he's ever done. In 2009 he appeared in 2 episodes of Prison Break and then appeared in the television movie Prison Break: The Final Break Description above from the Wikipedia article  Chris Bruno, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

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Mar 15, 1966 In New Haven - Connecticut - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Nanny 1993-11-03
Latest Project:
Movie The Way Back 2020-03-05
Known For
Poster of 5 Headed Shark Attack
Poster of Jack the Reaper
Poster of NCIS
Movie The Way Back Sal 2020-03-05
Movie 5 Headed Shark Attack Red 2017-07-10
Movie A Remarkable Life Lenny 2016-05-27
Movie Sorority Surrogate Charlie Harding 2014-03-22
Series The Fosters Adam 2013-06-03
Series Awkward. Danny 2011-07-19
Movie Jack the Reaper Paramedic Vasquez 2011-01-01
Movie The Cell 2 Harris 2009-02-27
Series Castle Randall Bedford 2009-03-08
Movie Grendel Beowulf 2007-01-13
Movie Last of the Romantics Parker Graves 2007-01-25
Series Numb3rs Unknown 2006-03-05
Series Wildfire Dr. Elliot 2005-06-20
Series NCIS Unknown 2003-09-23
Series The Dead Zone Sheriff Walt Bannerman 2002-06-16
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Movie The Dead Zone Sheriff Walt Bannerman 2002-11-05
Movie My Girlfriend's Boyfriend Cliff 1999-02-22
Series Jesse Unknown 1998-09-24
Series ER Unknown 1994-09-19
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03