Biography

British actor and screenwriter Bruno Lawrence played supporting and occasional leading roles in films of the 1980s. Many of those efforts were produced in New Zealand where Lawrence was raised. He made his onscreen debut as the title character in Wild Man (1977). As a screenwriter, Lawrence is noted for co-writing Smash Palace (1981) and the disturbing Quiet Earth (1985). He died of lung cancer on June 9, 1995. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi