Bruce Vilanch

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Bruce Vilanch (born November 23, 1948) is an American comedy writer, songwriter and actor. He is a six-time Emmy Award-winner. Vilanch is best known to the public for his four-year stint on Hollywood Squares, as a celebrity participant; behind the scenes he was head writer for the show. In 2000, he performed off-Broadway in his self-penned one-man show, Bruce Vilanch: Almost Famous.Since 2000, Vilanch has been the head writer for the Oscars, after being an Oscar program co-writer for the previous ten years. He is a featured writer for the Tonys, Grammys and Emmys. IMDB Wikipedia $8 Million 1948 1948-11-23 Actor Bruce Vilanch Bruce Vilanch Net Worth Get Bruce (1999) Hollywood Squares (1998) New York New York City November 23 Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam (2010) producer Sagittarius The 81st Annual Academy Awards (2009) U.S. Writer

Bruce Vilanch Quick Info

Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 23, 1948
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, U.S.
ProfessionWriter, Actor, Producer
IMDBhttp://imdb.com/name/nm897360

Bruce Vilanch Trademarks

  1. Wild, blonde-gray locks, thick red glasses and gay-suggestive tee-shirts

Bruce Vilanch Quotes

  • “Musicals have clearly gotten more physical. You never saw Ethel Merman doing step aerobics. The real culprit in all this is not even the costume designer but the choreographer, that malicious spawn of Gwen Verdon and Satan.” — commenting on his strenuous undertaking in the tour of “Hairspray”.

Bruce Vilanch Important Facts

  • Starring as Edna Turnblad in the national tour of the Broadway smash hit, Hairspray. [September 2003]
  • Playing Edna Turnblad in the Broadway production of Hairspray, recently played by Michael McKean and originated by Harvey Fierstein. [October 2004]
  • Known to be an able provider of topical joke material for Academy Award hosts (notably Billy Crystal). Also for comedy personalities on the road such as Bette Midler.
  • Hefty, quipping, American gag writer who turned celebrity after becoming a wisecracking regular on the revamped Hollywood Squares (1998) game show (located next to Whoopi Goldberg in the left-center square).
  • Had a musical comedy background, claiming to have done every Stubby Kaye role there was.
  • Attended Ohio State University in the 1960s as a theater and journalism student.

Bruce Vilanch Filmography

TitleYearStatusCharacterRole
17th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Jay Leno2014TV MovieWriter
Bette Midler: The Showgirl Must Go On2010TV Movie additional written materialWriter
The 82nd Annual Academy Awards2010TV SpecialWriter
The 81st Annual Academy Awards2009TV Special written byWriter
The 80th Annual Academy Awards2008TV SpecialWriter
Naked Boys Singing!2007written byWriter
The 5th Annual TV Land Awards2007TV SpecialWriter
The 79th Annual Academy Awards2007TV SpecialWriter
Comic Relief 20062006TV Special documentary head writerWriter
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV SpecialWriter
The 75th Annual Academy Awards2003TV Special special material written byWriter
TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV2003TV Special documentaryWriter
The Disco Ball2003TV SpecialWriter
The 74th Annual Academy Awards2002TV Special special material written byWriter
The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards2001Writer
Hollywood Salutes Bruce Willis: An American Cinematheque Tribute2000TV MovieWriter
The 54th Annual Tony Awards2000TV SpecialWriter
The 14th Annual American Comedy Awards2000Writer
Hollywood Salutes Jodie Foster: An American Cinematheque Tribute1999TV MovieWriter
The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1999TV SpecialWriter
American Fashion Awards1999TV SpecialWriter
The 53rd Annual Tony Awards1999TV SpecialWriter
The 24th Annual People’s Choice Awards1998TV SpecialWriter
Hollywood Squares1998TV Series head writerWriter
Comic Relief VIII1998TV SpecialWriter
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards1998TV SpecialWriter
The 70th Annual Academy Awards1998TV Special special materialWriter
Bette Midler in Concert: Diva Las Vegas1997TV Special documentaryWriter
The 19th Annual CableACE Awards1997TV SpecialWriter
The 1997 World Music Awards1997TV SpecialWriter
The 51st Annual Tony Awards1997TV SpecialWriter
The 69th Annual Academy Awards1997TV Special special materialWriter
Happy Birthday Elizabeth: A Celebration of Life1997TV SpecialWriter
The 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1996TV SpecialWriter
The 50th Annual Tony Awards1996TV SpecialWriter
The 68th Annual Academy Awards1996TV Special written byWriter
The 22nd Annual People’s Choice Awards1996TV SpecialWriter
The 10th Annual American Comedy Awards1996TV SpecialWriter
TV Laughs at Life1995TV MovieWriter
The 67th Annual Academy Awards1995TV SpecialWriter
1st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1995TV SpecialWriter
Elvis: The Tribute1994TV Movie documentaryWriter
She TV1994TV Series writer – 1 episodeWriter
The 8th Annual American Comedy Awards1994TV SpecialWriter
The 66th Annual Academy Awards1994TV Special special materialWriter
Comic Relief VI1994TV Special documentary writerWriter
Trevor1994Short special material written byWriter
For Our Children: The Concert1993TV Movie documentaryWriter
A Gala for the President at Ford’s Theatre1993TV MovieWriter
Comic Relief V1992TV SpecialWriter
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialWriter
The 34th Annual Grammy Awards1992TV SpecialWriter
Laughing Back: Comedy Takes a Stand1992TV Movie story / teleplayWriter
Ray Charles: 50 Years in Music1991TV Special documentaryWriter
The 63rd Annual Academy Awards1991TV Special special materialWriter
The 17th Annual People’s Choice Awards1991TV SpecialWriter
America’s Dance Honors1990TV SpecialWriter
The 4th Annual American Comedy Awards1990TV SpecialWriter
Miss USA Pageant1990TV MovieWriter
Dolly1988TV Series 1 episodeWriter
The Cheech Show1988TV MovieWriter
Las Vegas: An All-Star 75th Anniversary1987TV SpecialWriter
Funny, You Don’t Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville1987TV Movie documentaryWriter
The 35th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1983TV Special additional materialWriter
Divine Madness1980DocumentaryWriter
Omnibus1980TV SeriesWriter
John Ritter: Being of Sound Mind and Body1980TV Movie writer – segment “The Rock Doctor”Writer
The Music for UNICEF Concert: A Gift of Song1979TV Special written byWriter
The Star Wars Holiday Special1978TV MovieWriter
Donny and MarieTV Series 3 episodes, 1977 writer – 19 episodes, 1975 – 1978Writer
Bette Midler: Ol’ Red Hair Is Back1977TV Movie documentaryWriter
The Brady Bunch Variety Hour1976-1977TV Series writer – 9 episodesWriter
The Barry Manilow Special1977TV MovieWriter
The Paul Lynde Halloween Special1976TV Special written byWriter
The Bette Midler Show1976TV Special as Bruce VilancheWriter
Limelight2017/Ipost-productionGarrett RaynesActor
Still Waiting In The Wings2017post-productionChefActor
Surge of Power: Revenge of the SequelcompletedS.I.R.I.U.S. / JanusActor
Spellcheck2016ShortSpellcheck VictimActor
Child of the ’70s2013-2016TV SeriesLarry LawrenceActor
Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero2015TV SeriesAdditional VoicesActor
On the Cover2014ShortBernie FeldmanActor
Scrooge & Marley2012FezziwigActor
Silent But Deadly2012Uncle BruceActor
Something Real2012ShortActor
The Eric Andre Show2012TV SeriesArnold SchwarzeneggerActor
Troy: Naked Boys Behind Bars, Sing!2011ShortThe Director (voice)Actor
Sister Mary2011Farmer JakeActor
Going Down in LA-LA Land2011Missy ManhandlerActor
The Word Is Love2010Video shortMaxActor
Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay!!2009MaxActor
Spring Breakdown2009Celebrity JudgeActor
HA! The Web Series2009TV SeriesBruceActor
Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World2008TV SeriesBruce BandersnatchActor
You Don’t Mess with the Zohan2008Bruce VilanchActor
Tru Loved2008Uncle DanielActor
Orlando’s Bed and Breakfast2007TV MovieHymieActor
Queer Duck: The Movie2006VideoBruce Vilanch (voice)Actor
The Proud Family2001TV SeriesTristan the MagicianActor
Circuit2001Theater Stage ManagerActor
Jackie’s Back!1999TV MovieBruce VilanchActor
The Nanny1998TV SeriesBruce VilanchActor
Love Can Be Murder1992TV MovieBernieActor
Rachel Gunn, R.N.1992TV SeriesPatientActor
Fourth Story1991TV MovieFlower salesmanActor
It Nearly Wasn’t Christmas1989TV MoviePhilpotActor
Santa Barbara1989TV SeriesHippie PriestActor
The Drifter1988CookActor
The Cheech Show1988TV MovieLouella FellaActor
The Morning After1986BartenderActor
The Ice Pirates1984WendonActor
Breathless1983Man with PurseActor
Bosom Buddies1981TV SeriesCustomer #2Actor
Mahogany1975Dress ManufacturerActor
My Name Is Rocco Papaleo1971Tante RosaActor
Rude Tube2013TV Series writer – 1 episodeSoundtrack
The 58th Annual Tony Awards2004TV Special lyrics: “No One Mourns the Wicked”Soundtrack
Wie die Karnickel2002writer: “I Love Men”Soundtrack
Cat’s Eye1985writer: “Cat’s Eye” – as B. ValanchSoundtrack
Fired Up1997TV Series creative consultantMiscellaneous
The 65th Annual Academy Awards1993TV Special special materialMiscellaneous
The 64th Annual Academy Awards1992TV Special special materialMiscellaneous
Manhattan Transfer1975TV Series creative consultant – 1 episodeMiscellaneous
Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam2010TV Movie executive producerProducer
The Paula Poundstone Show1992-1993TV Series producer – 2 episodesProducer
Tab Hunter Confidential2015Documentary special thanksThanks
Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon2008Documentary special thanksThanks
Naked Fame2004Documentary thanksThanks
Gameshow Marathon2006TV SeriesHimself – PanelistSelf
Gotta Get Off This Merry Go Round: Sex, Dolls and Showtunes2006Video documentaryHimselfSelf
The Divine Ms. Susann2006Video shortHimselfSelf
17th Annual GLAAD Media Awards2006TV SpecialHimselfSelf
10 Ways to Be a Cover Story Couple2006TV MovieHimselfSelf
Celebrity Fit Club2006TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Biography2004-2006TV Series documentaryHimselfSelf
Fucking with the Stars2006VideoHimself – Non-sexual roleSelf
QTN Holiday Reel2005TV MovieHimselfSelf
Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words2005TV MovieHimselfSelf
Great Things About the Holidays2005TV MovieHimselfSelf
Dokument: Humor2005TV Series documentaryHimselfSelf
The Apprentice: Martha Stewart2005TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Inside TV Land: Tickled Pink2005TV Movie documentaryHimselfSelf
Dangerous Liaisons2005VideoHimself – Non-sexual Role (uncredited)Self
The Aristocrats2005DocumentaryHimselfSelf
E! 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment2004TV Movie documentaryHimselfSelf
Balderdash2004TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Pyramid2003-2004TV SeriesHimself – Celebrity ContestantSelf
Naked Fame2004DocumentaryHimself – Academy Awards WriterSelf
CMT: 20 Really Embarrassing Video Moments2004TV SpecialHimselfSelf
The Award Show Awards Show2003TV Special documentaryHimselfSelf
Hollywood Squares1998-2003TV SeriesHimself – PanelistSelf
100 Years of Hope and Humor2003TV SpecialHimselfSelf
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2003TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top2003TV Mini-Series documentaryHimselfSelf
The Disco Ball2003TV SpecialHimself (uncredited)Self
Intimate Portrait2002TV Series documentaryHimselfSelf
Iron Chef USA: Holiday Showdown2001TV Special documentaryHimself – JudgeSelf
Call Me Claus2001TV MovieHimselfSelf
The Mark Twain Prize: Whoopi Goldberg2001TV MovieHimselfSelf
I Love Lucy’s 50th Anniversary Special2001TV Movie documentaryComedy writerSelf
10 Attitudes2001HimselfSelf
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself – PanelistSelf
The 15th Annual American Comedy Awards2001HimselfSelf
Queen of the Whole Wide World2001DocumentaryMaster of CeremoniesSelf
The Simpsons2001TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Boys of Manchester: On the Set of Queer as Folk2000TV Movie documentaryHimself (introduction)Self
The Martin Short Show1999TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Get Bruce1999DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Behind the Music1999TV Series documentaryHimselfSelf
Pesel Ha’Zahav1998DocumentaryHimselfSelf
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialHimself – WinnerSelf
The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1991TV SpecialHimself – WinnerSelf
Funny, You Don’t Look 200: A Constitutional Vaudeville1987TV Movie documentaryHimselfSelf
The Midnight Special1980TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Paul Ryan Show1977TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Automat2018Documentary post-productionHimselfSelf
Amsel: Illustrator of the Lost Art2017Documentary filmingHimself – IntervieweeSelf
The Fabulous Allan Carr2017Documentary post-productionHimselfSelf
Allee Willis Loves DetroitDocumentary filmingHimselfSelf
Hey Qween2016TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Yikes! The Arrival2015ShortHimselfSelf
The Insider2015TV SeriesHimself – Comedy WriterSelf
Being Fabulous Rocks! T.V. Show2015TV SeriesHimself – GuestSelf
17th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Jay Leno2014TV MovieHimselfSelf
RuPaul’s Drag Race2011-2014TV SeriesHimself – Guest Judge / Himself – Audience Member / Himself – Special GuestSelf
The Outrageous Sophie Tucker2014DocumentaryHimselfSelf
And the Oscar Goes To…2014TV Movie documentaryHimself – Oscar Telecast WriterSelf
82nd Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2013TV MovieHimselfSelf
16th Annual Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Carol Burnett2013TV MovieHimselfSelf
Absolutely Jason Stuart2013TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Teens Wanna Know2013TV SeriesHimself – GuestSelf
I Am Divine2013DocumentaryHimselfSelf
On the Set W Jasper Cole2013TV SeriesHimself – GuestSelf
In Bed with Joan2013TV SeriesHimself – GuestSelf
The WIN Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself – HostSelf
Shark Tank2012TV SeriesHimself – Helper: PC Classes OnlineSelf
Carol Channing: Larger Than Life2012DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Hanlet: Episode 4 & 1/2 – Attack of the Phantom Special2011DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Vito2011DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Chasing Hollywood2011DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Walk a Mile in My Pradas2011HimselfSelf
Bump!2010-2011TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Birds of a Feather2011/IHimselfSelf
Out for Laughs2011TV SeriesHimself – Starring ComedianSelf
A Bundle of Sticks2010DocumentaryHimselfSelf
The Adonis Factor2010DocumentaryHimself – Writer / ActorSelf
Pride: The Gay & Lesbian Comedy Slam2010TV MovieHimselfSelf
What’s the Name of the Dame?2009DocumentarySelf
Beverly Hills Groomer2009TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Annul Victory2009DocumentaryHimselfSelf
House of Numbers: Anatomy of an Epidemic2009DocumentaryHimself – American Comedy & Script WriterSelf
A-List Awards2009TV SpecialHimselfSelf
World’s Dumbest2009TV SeriesHimselfSelf
GSN Live2008TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Sex: The Revolution2008TV Mini-Series documentaryHimselfSelf
Living with Ed2008TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Wrangler: Anatomy of an Icon2008DocumentaryHimself – Actor & AuthorSelf
Jury Duty2007-2008TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Electile Dysfunction: Inside the Business of American Campaigns2008DocumentaryHimselfSelf
Laughing Matters… The Men2008VideoHimselfSelf
20 Greatest Oscar Moments2008TV MovieHimselfSelf
11th Annual Ribbon of Hope Celebration2008TV MovieHimselfSelf
10th Annual Ribbon of Hope Celebration2007TV MovieHimselfSelf
Wisecrack2007TV SeriesHimselfSelf
Under the Pink Carpet2006TV SeriesHimselfSelf
The Making of Michael Lucas’ ‘Dangerous Liaisons’2006Video documentaryHimselfSelf
RuPaul’s Drag Race2013-2014TV SeriesHimself – Guest Judge / HimselfArchive Footage
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked!2014TV SeriesHimself – Guest JudgeArchive Footage
Late Night with Conan O’Brien: The Best of Triumph the Insult Comic Dog2004VideoHimself (uncredited)Archive Footage

Bruce Vilanch Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieCategory
2010Career Achievement AwardFort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film FestivalWon
2007Wall of FameGrabby AwardsWon
1997Stephen F. Kolzak AwardGLAAD Media AwardsWon
1995CableACECableACE AwardsVariety Special or SeriesComic Relief VI (1994)Won
1993CableACECableACE AwardsVariety Special or SeriesComic Relief V (1992)Won
1992Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramThe 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992)Won
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramThe 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991)Won
2010Career Achievement AwardFort Worth Gay and Lesbian International Film FestivalNominated
2007Wall of FameGrabby AwardsNominated
1997Stephen F. Kolzak AwardGLAAD Media AwardsNominated
1995CableACECableACE AwardsVariety Special or SeriesComic Relief VI (1994)Nominated
1993CableACECableACE AwardsVariety Special or SeriesComic Relief V (1992)Nominated
1992Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramThe 64th Annual Academy Awards (1992)Nominated
1991Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Writing in a Variety or Music ProgramThe 63rd Annual Academy Awards (1991)Nominated