Philip Bruns

Philip Bruns
1931 - 2012

Philip Bruns  American Actor


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American Actor Philip Bruns was born on 2nd May, 1931 in Pipestone, Minnesota, USA and passed away on 8th Feb 2012 Hollywood, CA, USA aged 80. He is most remembered for Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Philip Bruns was in an on-screen matchup with Micole Mercurio in Flashdance (1983).

Philip Bruns is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Yale University alumni.


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First Name Philip
Last Name Bruns
Full Name at Birth Philip Bruns
Alternative Name Phil Bruns
Age 80 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd May, 1931
Birthplace Pipestone, Minnesota, USA
Died 8th February, 2012
Place of Death Hollywood, CA, USA
Cause of Death Natural causes
Build Average
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University Augustana College in South Dakota for a BA, Yale School of Drama in New Haven, Connecticut for an MA
Occupation Text Actor/Writer
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman
Year(s) Active 1959–2012
Official Websites,

Philip Bruns (May 2, 1931 – February 8, 2012) was an American television actor and writer. He portrayed George Shumway, the father of Mary Hartman on the 1970s comedic series Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman.

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Desert Heat1999Old Man BuyerMovie
Johnny Skidmarks1998Old CootMovie
Just Shoot Me!1997Professor GladstoneTV Show
The Trigger Effect1996Mr. SchaeferMovie
Ink1996MortyTV Show
Profiler1996Mr. PooleTV Show
Digital Man1995BobMovie
Baywatch Nights1995Nicky PineTV Show
Love Bites1993Vinnie HelstingMovie
The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them1992Irv Crown (as Phil Bruns)Movie
Hollywood Detective1991TV Show
Dead Men Don't Die1990NolanMovie
Seinfeld1989Morty SeinfeldTV Show
Return of the Living Dead Part II1988Doc MandelMovie
Amazon Women on the Moon1987Manager (segment "The French Ventiloquist's Dummy" [TV cut & DVD only]) (uncredited)Movie
A Year in the Life1987Bob McCroneTV Show
All Is Forgiven1986George AldrichTV Show
It's Garry Shandling's Show.1986Older GarryTV Show
Betrayed by Innocence1986Judge MendolaTV Movie
Amazing Stories1985Mr. BeasleyTV Show
Mr. Belvedere1985RalphTV Show
The Twilight Zone1985Bartender (segment 'Kentucky Rye')TV Show
Airwolf1984Mitch, the DirectorTV Movie
Airwolf1984Mitch - DirectorTV Show
Night Court1984Mr. HubbleTV Show
Flashdance1983Frank Szabo (as Phil Bruns)Movie
Blood Feud1983Sen. McClellanTV Movie
Great Day1983TV Movie
My Favorite Year1982Fed. Marshal Holt (as Phil Bruns)Movie
St. Elsewhere1982Marvin KrollTV Show
Cagney & Lacey1981DagleeTV Show
Hill Street Blues1981JudgeTV Show
Simon & Simon1981Willy 'The Weasel' KaperTV Show
The Stunt Man1980AceMovie
Archie Bunker's Place1979BenTV Show
Trapper John, M.D.1979Charlie 'The Chicken' Schiff, FatherTV Show
Aunt Mary1979Det. LaMonicaTV Movie
But Mother!1979HaroldTV Movie
Corvette Summer1978GilMovie
Peeping Times1978ProducerTV Movie
ABC Weekend Specials1977TattooTV Show
Forever Fernwood1977George Schumway (pre-plastic surgery)TV Show
The Chopped Liver Brothers1977Mr. RuthTV Movie
How the West Was Won1976DocTV Show
Delvecchio1976BenTV Show
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman1976George ShumwayTV Show
Flash and the Firecat1976Mr. Walley (as Philip Burns)Movie
The Great Waldo Pepper1975DillhoeferMovie
The Kansas City Massacre1975Capt. JacksonTV Movie
Barbary Coast1975Abe LarkinTV Show
Barney Miller1975Elvin Swift, Frank Mallory, Gordon KaiserTV Show
Bronk1975GuntherTV Show
Hot L Baltimore1975ProducerTV Show
Isis1975Jack EvansTV Show
Ryan's Hope1975Mr. SchaefferTV Show
The Ghost Busters1975ScroggsTV Show
The Jeffersons1975LeoTV Show
McCoy1975Lieutenant PotterTV Show
Last Hours Before Morning1975MaxTV Movie
Target Risk1975MartyTV Movie
Harry and Tonto1974Burt (as Phil Bruns)Movie
Movin' On1974George HeywardTV Show
Sons and Daughters1974Mr. MartinsonTV Show
The Six Million Dollar Man1974Dr. RandolphTV Show
Judgement: The Court Martial of the Tiger of Malaya - General Yamashita1974TV Movie
The Family Kovack1974Jo-Jo LinsenTV Movie
Kojak1973George Lampert, Mr. SeymourTV Show
The Wide World of Mystery1973Lt. John AndersonTV Show
Mr. Inside/Mr. Outside1973BrackTV Movie
Silent Night, Bloody Night1972Wilfred Butler (1929) (as Phillip Bruns)Movie
Between Time and Timbuktu1972AnnouncerTV Movie
M*A*S*H1972Col. Burton D. HedleyTV Show
Maude1972Truck DriverTV Show
Sanford and Son1972CalvinTV Show
The Rookies1972Scott BaxterTV Show
The Streets of San Francisco1972PeteTV Show
Taking Off1971Policeman (as Phillip Bruns)Movie
The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight1971Gallagher (as Phil Bruns)Movie
Columbo1971Gene StaffordTV Show
The Out of Towners1970Officer Meyers (as Phil Bruns)Movie
Midnight Cowboy1969Man in TV Montage (uncredited)Movie
Let Me Hear You Whisper1969DanTV Movie
The Swimmer1968Biswangers' Pool Party Guest (uncredited)Movie
Here Come the Brides1968Lorenzo MackTV Show
Here's Lucy1968J.C.C. TompkinsTV Show
The Outcasts1968Marshal GandyTV Show
Dundee and the Culhane1967TV Show
Judd for the Defense1967Al MoroscoTV Show
All Woman1967Drunken ManMovie
Hawk1966Insp. Phil GoldwallTV Show
The Rat Patrol1966General Koenig, 'the Butcher'TV Show
A Thousand Clowns1965The Man in the Restaurant (as Phil Bruns)Movie
The Trials of O'Brien1965District Attorney QuinnTV Show
The Wild Wild West1965Abner LennoxTV Show
New York Television Theatre1965TV Show
12 O'Clock High1964Lt. Pete GargasTV Show
NET Playhouse1964DanTV Show
East Side/West Side1963AppleTV Show
General Hospital1963Dr. Porchenko (1984)TV Show
The Doctors1963Rabbi LerberTV Show
Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine1962Doctor, Supporting Player, VariousTV Show
Car 54, Where Are You?1961BenedictTV Show
The Defenders1961District Attorney, GarvinTV Show
Route 661960CarlTV Show
Directions1960Mr. BerkeTV Show
The Robert Herridge Theater1960TV Show
Naked City1958Ambulance MedicTV Show
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