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Bruce Vilanch

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.

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Nov 23, 1948 In New York, New York
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Mahogany 1975-10-08
Latest Project:
Movie Time Warp Vol. 1: Midnight Madness 2020-04-21
Known For
Poster of I Am Divine
Poster of Sister Mary
Poster of Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!
Movie Time Warp Vol. 1: Midnight Madness Self 2020-04-21
Movie The Advocate Celebrates 50 Years: A Long Road to Freedom Self 2018-03-01
Movie Waiting in the Wings: Still Waiting Chef 2018-06-09
Movie The Fabulous Allan Carr Himself 2017-05-19
Movie And the Oscar Goes To... Self - Interviewee 2014-02-01
Movie I Am Divine Himself 2013-03-09
Movie Silent but Deadly Uncle Bruce 2012-11-06
Movie Scrooge & Marley Fezziwig 2012-12-01
Movie Going Down in LA-LA Land Missy 2011-05-01
Movie Sister Mary Farmer Jake 2011-07-10
Movie Vito Himself 2011-10-14
Movie Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam Himself - Host 2010-06-02
Movie The Adonis Factor Himself - Writer / Actor 2010-06-19
Movie Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay! Uncle Max 2009-01-01
Movie Spring Breakdown Celebrity Judge 2009-05-22
Movie Tru Loved Uncle Daniel 2008-02-27
Series Sex: The Revolution 2008-05-12
Movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan Bruce Vilanch 2008-06-05
Movie Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon Self 2008-06-07
Series 10 Ways Unknown 2006-01-22
Series Gameshow Marathon Unknown 2006-05-31
Series The Apprentice: Martha Stewart Unknown 2005-09-21
Series Celebrity Fit Club 2005-01-09
Movie The Divine Bette Midler Himself 2005-01-01
Movie The Aristocrats Self 2005-01-20
Movie 10 Attitudes Self 2001-07-10
Series The Proud Family Unknown 2001-09-15
Movie Circuit Theater Stage Manager 2001-10-13
Movie Call Me Claus Himself 2001-12-03
Movie Get Bruce! Himself 1999-01-01
Movie Jackie's Back! Bruce Vilanch 1999-06-14
Series The Nanny Unknown 1993-11-03
Movie Love Can Be Murder Bernie 1992-12-14
Movie It Nearly Wasn't Christmas Philpot 1989-12-01
Movie The Drifter Cook 1988-10-15
Movie The Morning After Bartender 1986-12-25
Movie The Ice Pirates Wendon 1984-03-16
Movie Breathless Man with Purse 1983-05-13
Series Bosom Buddies Unknown 1980-11-27
Movie Mahogany Dress Manufacturer 1975-10-08