Edward Bunker Biography (1933-)

Born December 31, 1933, in Hollywood, CA; son of Edward N. (a stagehand) andSarah (a chorus girl; maiden name, Schwartz) Bunker; married Jennifer; children: one son. Addresses: Agent: A. Watkins, Inc., 77 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer, producer
Birth Details
December 31, 1933
Hollywood, California, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Mickey, Straight Time, Warner Bros., 1978
  • Chadwell, The Long Riders, United Artists, 1980
  • Jonah, Runaway Train, Universal, 1985
  • Chuck, Shy People, Paramount, 1987
  • (As Eddie Bunker) Lenny, The Running Man, 1987
  • Nightwatchman, Miracle Mile, Columbia, 1988
  • Lenny, Fear (also known as Honor Betrayed), 1988
  • Captain Holmes, Tango & Cash, 1989
  • Cardoza, Relentless, 1989
  • Stan, Best of the Best, Columbia, 1989
  • (As Eddie Bunker) Mr. Blue, Reservoir Dogs, 1992
  • Mr. Benson, Distant Cousins (also known as Desperate Motive), 1993
  • Spotlight operator, Best of the Best II, 1993
  • Jimmy, Somebody to Love, Alta Films, 1994
  • Sid Dembo, Cameleone, 1996
  • Shadrach, 1998
  • Buzzard, The Animal Factory, 2000
  • Film Work
  • Technical adviser, American Heart, 1992
  • Executive producer and co-producer, The Animal Factory, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • George, Slow Burn, Showtime, 1986
  • Old con, Love, Cheat & Steal, 1993
  • Episodic
  • Sailor, "Love and Blood," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1995
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With others) Straight Time (adapted from his novel No Beast SoFierce), Warner Bros., 1978
  • (With Djordje Milicevic and Paul Zindel) Runaway Train, Universal,1985
  • The Animal Factory (adapted from his novel of the same title), 2000
  • Novels
  • No Beast So Fierce, Norton, 1972
  • The Animal Factory, Viking, 1977
  • Little Boy Blue, Viking, 1981
  • Dog Eat Dog, St. Martin's, 1996
  • Autobiography
  • Education of a Felon, St. Martin's, 2000
  • Nonfiction
  • (With Flora Purim) Freedom Song: The Story of Flora Purim, Berkley, 1982
  • Other
  • Contributor to periodicals, including Harper's, New York Times Sunday Magazine, and Los Angeles Times.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals:
    • Interview, September, 1996, p. 110.
    • Los Angeles Magazine February, 2000,, p. 24.

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