Bruce Hopkins Biography (1955-)

Original name, Raymond Bruce Hopkins; born November 25, 1955, in Invercargill, New Zealand; son of Bill (a crayfisherman) and Colleen Marguerite Hopkins;children: Tom, Joe, Francesca.

New Zealander
Birth Details
November 25, 1955
Invercargill, New Zealand

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Colin, Linda's Body (short), 1990
  • Chorus number eight, Desperate Remedies, Miramax, 1993
  • The Beach (short), 1995
  • Bruce, Warm Gun (short), 1996
  • Jock, I'll Make You Happy, 1999
  • Savage Honeymoon, 2000
  • Larry, Jubilee, 2000
  • Bruce, Dark Stories: Tales from Beyond the Grave, MTI Home Video,2001
  • TV writer, This Is Not a Love Story, 2002
  • Gamling, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (also known as Die Herr der Ringe: Die zwei turme and The Two Towers), New Line Cinema, 2002
  • Gamling, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (also knownas Der Herr der Ringe: Die ruckkehr des onigs and The Return of the King), New Line Cinema, 2003
  • Claw, Point Annihilation (short), 2004
  • Bruce, 1nite, 2004
  • Himself, Return of the Jackalope, 2005
  • Also appeared in other short films, including The Bar; Henchman; Sacrifice; Dancing Barefoot; Secrets; Flying; Max Gain; Rushes; Nine Across; The Find.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Marcus Bowman, Shortland Street, TVNZ, 2002
  • Voice of Choobo, Power Rangers Ninja Storm, ABC, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Brig officer, Greenstone, Odyssey, 1999
  • Movies
  • Andy Deakin, Lawless: Dead Evidence (also known as Dead Evidence), TV2, 2000
  • Andy Deakin, Lawless: Beyond Justice (also known as Lawless 2), TV2, 2001
  • Doug, The Vector File, 2002
  • Hostage gunman, Blood Crime, USA Network, 2002
  • Lancaster, Murder in Greenwich (also known as Dominick Dunne Presents: "Murder in Greenwich"), USA Network, 2002
  • U.S. colonel at Savoy, Ike: Countdown to D-Day, Arts and Entertainment, 2004
  • Specials
  • Various historical figures, This Is It, TV3, 1999
  • Himself, Stage Challenge Grand Final, TV2, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Barney Crenshaw, "The Runaways," High Tide, syndicated, 1995
  • Pylon, "Cast a Giant Shadow," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1995
  • Termin, "Dreamworker," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1995
  • Tegason, "Ten Little Warlords," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1996
  • Jordis, "Heedless Hearts," Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, syndicated, 1996
  • Theseus, "Amazon Grace," Young Hercules, Fox, 1998
  • Andy Deakin, Lawless, Fox, 1999
  • Rahl, "Daughter of Pomira," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 1999
  • Barkeeper, "Lyre, Lyre Hearts on Fire," Xena: Warrior Princess, syndicated, 2000
  • Jake Lawson, "Last Stand," Cleopatra 2525, 2000
  • Colin Mitford, "Lazy Sunday Afternoon," Mercy Peak, TVNZ, 2001
  • Voice of Ruby Dragon, "House of Cards," Power Rangers Dino Thunder, ABC, Family, 2004
  • Voice of Praxis, "Confronted," Power Rangers S.P.D. (also known asPower Rangers Space Patrol Delta), ABC Family, 2005
  • Voice of Ringbah, "Walls," Power Rangers S.P.D. (also known as Power Rangers Space Patrol Delta), ABC Family, 2005
  • Also appeared in Jack of All Trades; Hearts of Men; TheChosen; Mercy Peak; Spin Doctor; Being Eve; 2050,What If?; Letter to Blanche; Candid Camera; The Nightmare Man; Blood Crime; The Life and Times of Te Tutu.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in East; West; The Lover and the Beloved; Song of the Civilised Thief; Ladies Night; Ladies Night 2 Raging On; Sound of Music; Peter Pan; Breaking the Code; Streetcar Named Desire; Lovelock's Dream Run; Fool for Love; The Three Musketeers; Restless Ecstasy; Via Satellite; Christmas Carol; Jack and the Beanstalk; as Diesel, Westside Story, Mercury Theatre Company; Tybalt, Romeo & Juliet;title role, MacBeth, Pamdemonium Theatre.

Further Reference


    • Dominion Post, December 11, 2002
    • New Zealand Herald, June 8, 2003
    • Sunday Star Times, August 3, 2003

    User Contributions:

    Comment about this article, ask questions, or add new information about this topic: