Winant, Bruce 1957–

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WINANT, Bruce 1957


Born April 9, 1957, in Santa Monica, CA; son of H. M. (a character actor) and Ethel (a network executive and production assistant) Winant; married; wife's name, Kristin; children: Arden, Jayce.

Addresses: Agent Jim Flynn Agency, 208 West 30th St., Suite 401, New York, NY 10001.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Grammy Award (with others), National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, best musical cast show album, 1991, for Les Miserables: The Complete Symphonic Recording; Grammy Award nomination (with others), best musical cast show album, c. 1999, for Ragtime; Barrymore Award nomination, Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia, outstanding supporting actormusical, 2001, for Rags; Audie Award (with others), Audio Publishers Association, 2001, for Patton on Leadership: Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare.


Film Appearances:

Voice of Jinnai, Yotoden (anime; also known as Legend of the Enchanted Swords and Wrath of the Ninja ), U.S. Manga Corps, 1987.

Voices of Miriku and Totara, Madara (anime), Animate Films, 1991.

Chorus voice, Mighty Aphrodite, Buena Vista, 1995.

Second mover, 'Til There Was You, Paramount, 1997.

Senator Pete Bloomer, Friends and Family, Regent Entertainment, 2001.

Film Casting Director for Automated Dialogue Replacement Voices:

(Uncredited) Bringing out the Dead, Paramount, 1999.

Someone Like You (also known as Animal Attraction ), Twentieth CenturyFox, 2001.

Changing Lanes, Paramount, 2002.

Ice Age (animated), Twentieth CenturyFox, 2002.

Interview with the Assassin, Magnolia Pictures, 2002.

The Company, Sony Pictures Classics, 2003.

The Human Stain (also known as Der Menschliche Makel and La couleur du mensonge ), Miramax, 2003.

Film Work; Other:

Member of loop group, Before and After, Buena Vista, 1996.

Voice casting director, The Crucible, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1996.

Member of loop group, Murder by Numbers (also known as Murder 8y Num8ers ), Warner Bros., 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Kaiho, Kido keisatsu patoreba (anime; also known as Mobile Police Patlabor and Patlabor: The Mobile PoliceThe TV Series ), [Japan], beginning 1989.

Voice of Yakumo, Yu yu hakusho (anime; also known as The Ghost's White Report and Poltergeist Report: Yuu Yuu Hakusho ), [Japan], beginning 1992.

Bruce, a recurring role, First Years, NBC, 2001.

Mr. Crabbe, Carnivale, HBO, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Nabar, Greatest Heroes of the Bible, 1978.

Corporal Leff, World War III, NBC, 1982.

Seth, A.D. (also known as A.D.Anno Domini ), NBC, 1985.

Benson, Andersonville, TNT, 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Checker, The Two Lives of Carol Letner, 1981.

Contributed the voice of MinamotonoRaiko to Kai Doh Maru (anime).

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice of Mordecai Noah, They Came for Good: A History of the Jews in the United States (documentary), PBS, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Hal, "Who Is the Missing Woman?," Eischied, NBC, 1979.

Billy, "Not So Sweet Sixteen," Mr. Merlin, CBS, 1981.

Eddie, "The Streets," T. J. Hooker, ABC, 1982.

Bellman, "Dusty," Starman, ABC, 1987.

Window dresser, "Lillian Loses the Kids," The Charmings, ABC, 1987.

(Uncredited) Second reporter, "The Douglas Fur Ball," L.A. Law, NBC, 1987.

Mr. Filbert, "Dog Day Afternoon, Morning and Night," Hooperman, ABC, 1989.

Dr. Rawlins, "Advanced Beginners," thirtysomething, ABC, 1991.

Doctor, "Strangers in the House," My SoCalled Life, ABC, 1994.

Morgenstern, "Causa Mortis," Law & Order, NBC, 1996.

Mike Fitch, "Marathon," Law & Order, NBC, 1999.

Henry Hanson, "The Leadership Breakfast," The West Wing, NBC, 2001.

Dale Franks, "Tragedy on Rye," Law & Order, NBC, 2002.

Appeared in episodes of other series, including General Hospital, ABC; and Star Trek: The Next Generation (also known as The Next Generation and Star Trek: TNG ), syndicated. Contributed the voice of Wagnard, Lodoss to senki (anime; also known as Record of Lodoss War ), [Japan].

Television Appearances; Pilots:

The Secret Ward of Jackie's Girls, NBC, 1980.

Television Work:

Additional voices, Gall Force: Chikyu sho (anime; also known as Gall Force Earth and Gall Force: Earth Chapter ), [Japan], beginning 1989.

Additional voices, Kido keisatsu patoreba (anime; also known as Mobile Police Patlabor and Patlabor: The Mobile PoliceThe TV Series ), [Japan], beginning 1989.

Background vocals, Invasion of Privacy (movie), HBO, 1996.

Stage Appearances:

Lucky Stiff (musical), Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 1988.

Les Miserables (musical), Shubert Theatre, Los Angeles, beginning c. 1988.

Marine, Reeves, and member of ensemble, Miss Saigon (musical), Broadway Theatre, New York City, 19912001.

Member of the ensemble and understudy, My Favorite Year (musical), Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 19921993.

Various characters and understudy, Ragtime (musical), Ford Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, 19972000.

Avram Cohen, Rags (musical), Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.

Bellomy, The Fantasticks (musical), Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, NJ, 2001.

Take Flight (musical), O'Neill Music Theater Conference, O'Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT, 2001.

Twelfth Night, Nevada Shakespeare Festival, Reno, NV, 2001.

Understudy for the role of Al Jolson, Jolson and Company (musical), Century Center for the Performing Arts, New York City, c. 2002.

Argante, That Scoundrel Scapin, Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Outdoor Stage, Morristown, NJ, 2003.

Chaim the fishmonger and understudy, Fiddler on the Roof (musical), Minskoff Theatre, New York City, beginning 2004.

Also appeared in As You Like It, Nevada Shakespeare Festival; Popular Neurotics, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles; The Rivals, Megaw Theatre, Los Angeles; and Sunday in the Park with George (musical), Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle, WA.

Major Tours:

Chicago (musical), U.S. cities, c. 1999.

Appeared in a tour of the musical Les Miserables, U.S. cities.


Cast Albums:

Les Miserables: The Complete Symphonic Recording, Relativity, 1990.

My Favorite Year, RCA, 1993.

Lucky Stiff, Varese Sarabande, 1994.

Miss Saigon: The Complete Symphonic Recording, First Night Records, 1994.

Ragtime, RCA, 1998.


Reader, Patton on Leadership: Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare, by Alan Axelrod, Simon & Schuster Audio, 2001.


Voice of Andrew, He Is Risen (animated), Family Entertainment Network, 1988.