Iconic cult movie actor Bruce Campbell is celebrating a birthday today! The actor most known as Ash Williams in Army Of Darkness turned 57 today. Born June 22, 1958 in Royal Oak, Michigan. Inspired by Zorro and Lost In Space, Bruce Campbell would decide acting is the thing for him at only 8 years old after watching his father perform in local theater. He would take on his first role at age 14 playing the young prince in “The King And I”. In high school he would meet future director Sam Raimi and lead to him eventually paying the iconic Ash Williams.
Campbell is also a favorite among the Coen brothers appearing several times in their works, including a couple of uncredited soap opera roles. He has also authored two books titled: “If Chins Could Kill: Confessions of a “B” Movie Actor”, and “Make Love The Bruce Campbell Way”. Bruce is currently set to reprise the role of Ash Williams in the upcoming television series “Ash vs Evil Dead”