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Alan Ruck
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Alan Ruck

07/01/1956 (67 years old) | Cleveland, USA | Actor | Male
Alan Douglas Ruck (born July 1, 1956) is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Cameron Frye, Ferris Bueller's best friend, in John Hughes's film Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986); Stuart Bondek, a lecherous, power-hungry member of the mayor's staff in the ABC sitcom Spin City; and Connor Roy, the eldest son of a media magnate, in the HBO series Succession (2018-2023).His first film role was in the 1983 drama film Bad Boys, in which he played Carl Brennan, Sean Penn's friend in the film. The same year he played Roger Jackson in Class. Three years later, he was cast as Cameron Frye, Ferris Bueller's hypochondriac best friend in John Hughes' Ferris Bueller's Day Off after Broderick encouraged him to audition for the role -- their real-life friendship was reportedly a factor in his being cast.He appeared in the 1989 comedy film Three Fugitives. Next, he had a significant role as Hendry William French in Young Guns II, the 1990 sequel to Young Guns, and he also played Captain John Harriman of the USS Enterprise-B in the 1994 film Star Trek Generations, a role that he reprised along with Generations co-star Walter Koenig and other Trek alumni in the fan film Of Gods and Men.He played an annoying tourist named Doug Stephens on an ill-fated bus in the blockbuster Speed. Another supporting role was of the eccentric storm chaser Robert 'Rabbit' Nurick in the 1996 disaster film Twister.From 1990 to 1991, he starred as Chicago ad man Charlie Davis, on ABC's Going Places. He starred as Lenny on the series Daddy's Girls in 1994, which was canceled after three episodes. In 1995, he starred as Dr. Marshall Jones in the series Muscle, From 1996 to 2002, he played Stuart Bondek on the sitcom Spin City.In 2005, he starred as Leo Bloom in the Broadway version of Mel Brooks' The Producers, a role also played by his Ferris Bueller co-star, Matthew Broderick. In 2007, he starred as Dean Bowman in the college fraternity drama Greek. In the 2007 comedy Kickin' It Old Skool, he appears as Dr. Frye, a possible connection to Cameron Frye; he even mentions still trying to pay off an old Ferrari, a reference to Cameron totaling his dad's Ferrari in Ferris Bueller's Day Off.In 2008, he played Ghost Dad in the film Ghost Town starring Ricky Gervais, and appeared in the M. Night Shyamalan film The Happening. In 2009, he played Mr. C in the film I Love You, Beth Cooper; and he filmed the medical drama Extraordinary Measures with star Harrison Ford. In 2010, he starred as Charlie Morse on the series Persons Unknown.In 2012, he had a recurring role in ABC Family's Bunheads as Hubbell Flowers, the husband to Sutton Foster's character, Michelle. In fall 2016, he starred on The Exorcist as Henry Rance, the husband of Angela Rance (Geena Davis), better known as the adult Regan MacNeil, the tortured girl (played by Linda Blair) who is possessed by a demon in the 1973 hit film The Exorcist.From 2018 to 2023, he co-starred as Connor Roy in the Emmy-award winning HBO series Succession. He co-starred as Mr. Burgess in the film Sierra Burgess is a Loser (20018). He also appeared in the films War Machine (2017), Gringo (2018), My Dinner with Hervé (2018), and Freaky (2020).

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TV Show | United States | 06/03/2018 | HBO | Drama | Business
The lives of the Roy family as they contemplate their future once their aging father begins to step back from the media and entertainment conglomerate they control.


Movie | United States | 05/09/1996 | Thriller | Disaster
TV weatherman Bill Harding is trying to get his tornado-hunter wife, Jo, to sign divorce papers so he can marry his girlfriend Melissa. But Mother Nature, in the form of a series of intense storms sweeping across Oklahoma, has other plans. Soon the three have joined the team of stormchasers as they attempt to insert a revolutionary measuring device into the very heart of several extremely violent tornados.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Movie | United States | 06/11/1986 | Comedy | Teens
Charismatic teen Ferris Bueller plays hooky in Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend.

Captive State

Movie | United States | 03/15/2019 | Science Fiction
Nearly a decade after occupation by an extraterrestrial force, the lives of a Chicago neighborhood on both sides of the conflict are explored. In a working-class Chicago neighborhood occupied by an alien force for nine years, increased surveillance and the restriction of civil rights have given rise to an authoritarian system -- and dissent among the populace.


Movie | United States | 11/13/2020 | Horror | Horror Comedy
When infamous serial killer The Butcher attacks 17-year-old Millie and the mystical ancient dagger he's wielding causes him and Millie to wake up in each other’s bodies, Millie learns that she has just 24 hours to get her body back before the switch becomes permanent and she’s trapped in the form of a middle-aged maniac forever. The only problem is she now looks like a towering psychopath who’s the target of a city-wide manhunt while The Butcher looks like her and has brought his appetite for carnage to Homecoming.

The Happening

Movie | United States | 06/13/2008 | Thriller | Disaster
When a deadly airborne virus threatens to wipe out the northeastern United States, teacher Elliott Moore (Mark Wahlberg) and his wife (Zooey Deschanel) flee from contaminated cities into the countryside in a fight to discover the truth. Is it terrorism, the accidental release of some toxic military bio weapon -- or something even more sinister? John Leguizamo and Betty Buckley co-star in this thriller from writer-director M. Night Shyamalan.


Movie | United States | 07/22/1983
Naive Midwestern prep student Jonathan bonds with his more worldly roommate, Skip, who takes the small-town boy under his wing. At Skip's urging, the inexperienced Jonathan is emboldened to seek out older women in the cocktail lounges of nearby Chicago, where he meets and beds the alluring Ellen, who unfortunately turns out to be Skip's mother. The division between the friends is further deepened when a cheating scandal engulfs the school.


Movie | United States | 06/09/1994 | Action | Thrillers
Los Angeles SWAT cop Jack Traven is up against bomb expert Howard Payne, who's after major ransom money. First it's a rigged elevator in a very tall building. Then it's a rigged bus--if it slows, it will blow, bad enough any day, but a nightmare in LA traffic. And that's still not the end.

I Love You, Beth Cooper

Movie | Canada | 07/10/2009 | Romance | Rom Com
Nerdy teenager Denis Cooverman (Paul Rust) harbors a secret crush on Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere), the hottest girl in high school. During his graduation speech, Denis lets the cat out of the bag and declares his love for Beth, who, instead of dissing Denis, shows up at his house later that day and promises to show him the time of his life.

Extraordinary Measures

Movie | United States | 01/21/2010 | Drama
Working-class father John Crowley is finally on the fast track to corporate success when his two young children, Megan and Patrick, are diagnosed with Pompe disease - a condition that prevents the body from breaking down sugar. With the support of his wife, Aileen, John ditches his career and teams with unconventional specialist Dr. Robert Stonehill to found a bio-tech company and develop a cure in time to save the lives of Megan and Patrick. As Dr. Stonehill works tirelessly to prove the theories that made him the black sheep of the medical community, a powerful bond is forged between the two unlikely allies.


Movie | United States | 03/09/2018 | Comedy | Crime Comedy
An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.

Star Trek: Generations

Movie | United States | 11/17/1994 | Science Fiction | Space opera
Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-D find themselves at odds with the renegade scientist Soran who is destroying entire star systems. Only one man can help Picard stop Soran's scheme...and he's been dead for seventy-eight years.

Young Guns II

Movie | United States | 07/30/1990 | Western | Revenge
Only three of the original five \young guns\ -- Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez), Jose Chavez y Chavez (Lou Diamond Phillips), and Doc Scurlock (Kiefer Sutherland) -- return in Young Guns, Part 2, which is the story of Billy the Kid and his race to safety in Old Mexico while being trailed by a group of government agents led by Pat Garrett

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