Bruce MacVittie

BirthDay:

14 Oct 1956

BirthPlace:

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

BirthName:

Bruce James MacVittie

Bio:

Bruce MacVittie was born in Providence, RI in 1956. He began acting in High School, attended Boston University, studied with Jerzy Grotowski in 1976 and moved to New York City to pursue a career in acting in 1979. He began his career at The Ensemble Studio Theatre in 1980 in Edward Allen Baker's Prairie Avenue, where he worked for many years as a member. He was a founding member of Naked Angels Theatre Company. Bruce spent over ten years at The Eugene O'Neil National Playwrights' Conference under Lloyd Richards and 10 seasons at The Williamstown Theatre Festival under Michael Ritchie and Jenny Gersten, and was a member of the Blue Light Theatre Company where he began a collaboration with Joanne Woodward for several years on the plays of Clifford Odets. In 1982, he began as understudy to James Hayden in David Mamet's American Buffalo with Al Pacino and JJJohnston at Circle In The Square, eventually replacing Hayden in the subsequent Broadway production, National Tour, and West End Productions with Pacino and Johnston. MacVittie, a character actor, had a long tenure playing Guest Starring roles in television and film beginning with Barney Miller in 1981 working on both coasts but working predominantly in New York. In New York, he worked in most Off Broadway theaters including The Public, Playwright's Horizons, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, and The Cherry Lane. He appeared in over 75 Film and Television productions over 32 years.
Filmography

Actor ( 71 credits )

Ass Backwards (2013) Club Owner
Person of Interest (2011)  Defense Attorney (1 episode, 2011)
Body of Proof (2011)  Mr. Swanson (1 episode, 2011)
Pan Am (2011)  Senior Agent (1 episode, 2011)
Lights Out (2011)  Ring Doctor (1 episode, 2011)
A Secret Promise (2009) Reynolds
Earthwork (2009) Peter B Kaplan
Brooklyn's Finest (2009) Father Scarpitta (as Bruce Macvittie)
Tara (2008) James
Army Wives (2007)  Dr. Hirsch (1 episode, 2007)
The Black Donnellys (2007)  Lambert (2 episodes, 2007)
Bernard and Doris (2006) Doctor
Lonely Hearts (2006) Det. Eastman
Just Like the Son (2006) Bill
The Unit (2006)  Mark Harris (1 episode, 2006)
Waterfront (2006)  Vincent Di Nardo (6 episodes, 2006)
After Hours with Daniel Boulud (2006)  Himself (1 episode, 2006)
Whoosh (2005) Frank
Numb3rs (2005)  Congressman Randal Amato (1 episode, 2007)
Close to Home (2005)  Judge Michaels (2 episodes, 2007)
Million Dollar Baby (2004) Mickey Mack
2BPerfectlyHonest (2004) Peter
CSI: NY (2004)  Det. Grant Lafferty (1 episode, 2006)
The Jury (2004)  Mike Ptacek (1 episode, 2004)
Happy End (2003) Benito
Queens Supreme (2003)  Mr. Marino (1 episode, 2007)
Dust (2001) Paramedic
Hannibal (2001) FBI Tech with Lecter's Letter
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)  Arnie Cox / ... (2 episodes, 2002-2007)
100 Centre Street (2001)  Dr. Wolenitz (1 episode, 2001)
Where the Money Is (2000) Karl
The Sopranos (1999)  Danny Scalercio (5 episodes, 2002)
Now and Again (1999)  William Fox (1 episode, 1999)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999)  Mr. Tandy (1 episode, 2001)
Luminous Motion (1998) Norman
Claire Dolan (1998) Obstetrician
54 (1998) Music Producer
O.K. Garage (1998) Chuck
Hi-Life (1998) Cluck
Sex and the City (1998)  Allan Miller (1 episode, 1999)
Under the Bridge (1997)
Trouble on the Corner (1997) Sandy
The Peacemaker (1997) DOE Helo Tech
Oz (1997)  Strauch (1 episode, 1999)
Looking for Richard (1996) 1st Murderer
Stonewall (1995) Vinnie
New York Undercover (1994)  Miles Jordan (1 episode, 1994)
The Stand (1994)  Ace-High (2 episodes, 1994)
Mr. Wonderful (1993) Martin
Homicide: Life on the Street (1993)  Larry Biedron (1 episode, 1997)
Lifestories: Families in Crisis (1992)  Hospital Attendant (1 episode, 1996)
Deceived (1991) Social Security Man
The Doors (1991) UCLA Student
He Said, She Said (1991) Lou the Florist
Queens Logic (1991) Joey Clams' Nephew
Law & Order (1990)  Arvin Baker / ... (7 episodes, 1991-2006)
Born on the Fourth of July (1989) Patient - VA Hospital
The January Man (1989) Rip
Vibes (1988) Tony
The Street (1988)  Bud Peluso (unknown episodes)
Mathnet (1987)  Joey (1 episode, 1990)
The Whoopee Boys (1986) New York Policeman
L.A. Law (1986)  Andrew Varney (1 episode, 1993)
The Equalizer (1985)  Officer Frank Sergi (1 episode, 1985)
Spenser: For Hire (1985)  Ronny Horgan (1 episode, 1985)
The Cotton Club (1984) Vince Hood
Miami Vice (1984)  Officer David Blakeney (1 episode, 1985)
Tales from the Darkside (1983)  Harte (1 episode, 1986)
The Chosen (1981) Bully
Barney Miller (1974)  Gerald Clayton (1 episode, 1981)
As the World Turns (1956)  Marcus Tull (4 episodes, 2007)

Producer ( 1 credit )

Sweet Kandy (2015) producer