Bruce Boxleitner

Bruce William Boxleitner

Bruce William Boxleitner(born May 12, 1950) is an American actor , and science fiction and suspense writer. He is known for his leading roles in the television seriesHow the West Was Won,Bring 'Em Back Alive,Scarecrow and Mrs. King(with Kate Jackson ), andBabylon 5(as John Sheridan in seasons 2–5, 1994–1998). He is also known for his role as the titular character of the innovative Walt Disney Pictures filmTron, a role which he reprised in the 2010 sequel,Tron: Legacy.

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 Bruce Boxleitner's Personal life

Boxleitner's first marriage (1977–1987) was to American actress Kathryn Holcomb . They had two sons together, Sam and Lee. Holcomb went on to marry English actor Ian Ogilvy . In a twist, Ogilvy also guest-starred on Boxleitner's seriesBabylon 5.

Boxleitner has been married to actress Melissa Gilbert (of Little House on the Prairie fame) since 1995. Gilbert also guest-starred as Boxleitner's on-screen wife, Anna Sheridan , onBabylon 5.

In 2003, Boxleitner was appointed to the Board of Governors of the National Space Society , a nonprofit , educational space advocacy organization founded by Dr. Wernher von Braun .

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 Bruce Boxleitner's References

  1. "Tron Legacy Star Bruce Boxleitner on the Rivalry Between Star Trek and Babylon 5". Retrieved 5 June 2010.
  2. "Bruce Boxleitner Biography". Retrieved 5 June 2010.
  3. "Exclusive: NCIS Enlists Scarecrow and Mrs. King's Bruce Boxleitner". Retrieved October 13, 2010.
  4. Boxleitner, Bruce (1999). Frontier earth hc. Ace Hardcover. ISBN 978-0-441-00589-5.
  5. Boxleitner, Bruce (2001). Frontier Earth: searcher. New York: Ace Books. ISBN 978-0-441-00799-8.

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