Bruce Boxleitner has proved himself as one of Hollywood’s greats during his career as both an actor and writer.
Although he is famous for his acting and performances in movies and television shows, Boxleitner has done more. He is a former model, suspense and science fiction writer, a voiceover artist, and an actor.
He is known for his role in several movies and TV series, and he has also been known to work for Broadway plays. He is also famous for featuring in some television series like “Scarecrow,” “West Was Won,” and many more. Even though he’s pretty busy these days, Boxleitner still finds time to play a few voiceover roles in animated movies.
Not many people know who Boxleitner is and how he rose to fame, and that’s a shame because he’s one of the good ones.
In this article, we have compiled all the information you need to know about the superstar. Keep reading below to find out his net worth and his slow but steady rise to fame.
Bruce Boxleitner’s Rise to Fame
Boxleitner first started making appearances in movies and TV series in the early 1970s. He debuted his acting career in the famous “How The West Has Won.”
Afterward, he began to feature in movies like “The Secret,” “Gods and Generals,” “Baltimore Bullet,” “King Of The Lost Words,” “Legion Of The Dead,” and many more. Since then, Boxleitner has appeared in several other TV shows like “Scarecrow and Mrs. King,” “Babylon 5,” “The Gambler,” and others. His performances in these shows were iconic, which is what catapulted him into fame. However, he is famous for his role in the Disney cult movie “Tron” and its sequel “Tron: Legacy.”
He’s also known to have made guest appearances in TV series like “Tales From The Crypt,” “The Outer Limits,” “She Spies,” and “Touched By An Angel.”
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Furthermore, he had a successful modeling career, and one of his top features was in Lauder For Men. Boxleitner is also a successful author, who has published two books titled “Frontier Earth” and “Searcher.” His fans loved the books, although there were circulating rumors that William Keith wrote the books.
That’s not all as Boxleitner is also known for his career as a voiceover artist. He lends his voice to various science fiction audiobooks like “The Great Secret.” He has also voiced many animation characters like Elijah Wood in Spawn.
Boxleitner’s Net Worth
Boxleitner’s net worth lies around $3 million according to reports.
He steadily grew his net worth through his many films and television series roles from the 90s to 2010. Boxleitner has had a successful acting career, as he has featured in more than two dozen movies.
In recent years, he has also taken on roles in movies like “Chuck,” “Supergirl,” “The Oath,” and “NCIS.”
His most recent appearance was in “Matchmaker Mysteries” and “Gourmet Detective Mysteries.” He also earned his net worth as a successful science fiction writer. And has made a considerable amount of wealth from his books which sold over a million copies worldwide.
Bruce Boxleitner’s Early Life & Education
Boxleitner was born in 1950, in the United States, on May 12. A native of Elgin, Illinois, the American’ actor’s father was a public accountant, while his mom was a homemaker.
He grew up with three siblings and two half-brothers. He attended Prospect High School in Mount Prospect and was known for being quite active.
After graduation, Boxleitner advanced to higher studies in art at the Goodman School of Drama. He went further to refine his talents at DePaul University, where he studied theatre and film.
Although not much is known about his family life, and how he grew up, the actor has never spoken ill of his early life, and to an extent, it’s safe to assume that what he was taught as a young boy, shaped him into the man he is now.
The ‘Tron’ Star Has Been Married Three Times
This versatile actor, voiceover actor, and model has not been the luckiest when it comes to romantic relationships.
Boxleitner first married Kathryn Holcomb after dating for a few years. Holcomb is also an actress, and they met through a TV series that they featured in together. The married couple had two sons together before they got divorced in 1987 after a decade together.
The 71-year-old remarried in 1995 to another actress, Melissa Gilbert. Together, they had a son, but they split in 2011 after six years together. It was a difficult divorce as they spent time in court fighting over who should take custody of their son.
Again in 2016, Boxleitner married Verena King, who owns a public relations firm in Los Angeles. The couple have no kids for now, and there has been no discussion about it.
Boxleitner is an inspiration to writers and actors across the globe, and fans are excited to see what the future holds for him.