Knowledge Identifier: +Bruce_Payne
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1958.
Countries: United States (50%), United Kingdom (35%), France (3%)
Linked to: Radio Times, The Daily Telegraph, Time Out, Daily Mirror
Eight of sixteen Hollywood films about terrorism in the 1980s and 1990s cast British actors as the terrorist
In 1985 Payne was cast as a "committed", known as 'The One' in director Alan Clarke's snooker musical "Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire"
In 1987 Payne appeared in two episodes of the Thames Television Drama "Lost Belongings", which was set in Ulster, as a journalist named Simon Hunt
In 1990 Payne appeared in the ITV detective series "Yellowthread Street" which was set in Hong Kong and was based on the novels by author William Leonard Marshall
In 1991 Payne was cast as the Devil in "Switch" which was the penultimate film directed by Blake Edwards
Hilary Swank - In 1995 she appeared with British actor Bruce Payne in "Kounterfeit"
In 2002 Payne appeared with his friend Steven Berkoff in Gérard Pirès' first English-language film "Steal" as a "crazed" corrupt "hardboiled cop", Lieutenant Macgruder, who attempts to pressurise a group of bank robbers led by Slim into sharing the money that they have appropriated with him, but is subsequently caught by his colleague Karen
In November 2005, Payne was arrested at Heathrow Airport after disembarking a flight from Los Angeles and was later cautioned for using "threatening behaviour"
In 2011, Payne appeared in the horror film "Prowl", which starred Courtney Hope, Ruta Gedmintas, Josh Bowman and Saxon Trainor
In 2012 Payne voiced a demon in the found footage horror film "Greystone Park" which starred Sean Stone, Oliver Stone, Alexander Wraith and Pete Antico, and was the directorial debut of Sean Stone
East End Film Festival - In 2018 Payne appeared in the Anthology film "London Unplugged", which premiered at the East End Film Festival