Brian Bloom

Biography

Date of Birth 30 June 1970, Long Island, New York, USA Birth Name Brian Keith Bloom Trivia Brother of actor Scott Bloom He has worked with several of the WB's "Heksene fra Warren Manor" (1998) cast: Holly Marie Combs in the movie Walls of Glass (1985), Brian Krause in the 1994 Bandit series of television movies, and three movies with Alyssa Milano: Dance 'Til Dawn (1988) (TV), Crash Course (1988) (TV) and Confessions of a Sorority Girl (1994) (TV). At his home in the Hollywood Hills, Bloom has an extensive collection of rare and first edition books. His lifelong passion is writing, composing and recording at his in-home studio. Brian also designs and builds furniture, practices and studies Eastern philosophy, enjoys cooking and listening to a wide variety of music. Brian became the youngest winner of a Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Young Leading Man during the 1984-1985 season for his performance in the soap opera As The World Turns. Additional acknowledgements of Bloom's work include being nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Young Leading Man in 1985-1986 and 1986-1987. He was also nominated as Best Young Actor in a Daytime or Nighttime Series by the Sixth Annual Youth In Films Awards in 1984. Doesn't list his Emmy win in his resume as he doesn't want to be typecast as a soap star. Performed in the 80s celebrity baseball games on the Dodger team. Injured his head badly while working on one of the Bandit movies. He shortly thereafter began studying Eastern philosophy. Backed out of the Bandit movies once the decision was made for it to go into an hour-long weekly format series. Future plans were immediately scrapped. Owns and runs the website AnimalWorldNetwork.com Brian once drove from Los Angeles, California to New York, New York with actress Alyssa Milano and then turned around and drove back with his brother Scott Bloom. Brian's Playgirl Magazine photo-shoot and interview took place in Twenty-Nine Palms, California. Brian and Scott Bloom's younger brother Mike is an accomplished musician/composer who recorded and toured with the highly successful alt/rock group Rilo Kiley. Personal Quotes I'm really not bitter, but in my last years on As The World Turns, I was quite bored. I was disappointed with the direction in which they took my character and storyline. I'd continue to get the most mail on the show and yet, near the end, I was hardly ever on. [1992] I do appreciate the fact that the show [As The World Turns] helped me to build up a strong fan following. But I'm not sure that being on As The World Turns did anything for me as far as moving up the career ladder. It was a part of my personal stepladder, though, in that the training I got helped me to learn lines quickly. I also developed a great understanding of camera techniques and lighting. [1992] I wish I could say that I keep in touch with other people on the show, [As The World Turns] but I don't. I have nothing against talking to them, but I've made new friends and have no particular interest in reconnecting with the people I used to work with. [1992] [regarding his friendship with actress Alyssa Milano] We're friends. I don't date her. We've been friends for almost eight years. Our dynamic is a non-sexual one. It's kind of ludicrous, I guess. I love her very much, though. [1996] [regarding filming Once Upon A Time In America] I was a kid, unaware of the stakes or what was expected. I might as well have been doing a school play, because to me, Sergio Leone was just a fat man who ate a lot and had a really cool accent. NOW I understand he's a master artist who I was lucky to be in the presence of and directed by. [1996] The first thing I think about when I think about my eyes is that they're better than 20/20 and they can see. The last thing would be the color. I'm not interested in hunky [roles]. I've been breaking that mold all along, and I think it may finally be broken. [July 2002] [on voicing Captain America on Avengers Earth's Mightiest Heroes] "What's cool about playing Captain America is that he's been incredibly recognizable straight through the rest of the creation and kind of evolution of the Avengers. Cap has been there in a very kind of patriarchal role. To be saved by the Avengers and then to be team leader of the Avengers, without being able to fly or see through anything, is a pretty unique position. I think it's great to have a super-hero who isn't rooted only in what he can do physically. Cap brings the team together with that purity of purpose, his kind of steady hand. Seeing as he comes from another time, I think he kind of brings the group together a little bit by reminding them that it's not always technology and not everything comes from the future. I think thats where he and Tony, he and Iron Man, bump heads a little bit. Sometimes, Cap's old school and Tony's all about new school. But together, they're unstoppable. The 1966 Captain America show when I was a kid in the late 70s on a local channel that I saw, I was mesmerized by it. I thought it was the coolest thing in the world.

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Birth Name

Brian Keith Bloom

Birth Place

Long Island, New York, USA

Birth Date

6/30/1970
Known For
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Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite

Cyborg (voice)

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Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

Frank Castle / Punisher (voice)

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Bandit: Bandit Goes Country

Bandit

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Aux Portes de L'enfer

Brad Gallagher

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Beauty and the Bandit

Bandit

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Bandit's Silver Angel

Bandit

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Bandit

Bandit

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Vampirella

Demos

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Extramarital

Bob

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Across the Line

Walt Dernin

Starring In
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Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths - Part Three

Adam Strange / Sidewinter (voice)

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Green Lantern: Beware My Power

Adam Strange (voice)

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The Phoenix Incident

LAFB Pilot

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Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

Frank Castle / Punisher (voice)

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Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite

Cyborg (voice)

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Tarzan

Miller (voice)

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The A-Team

Pike

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Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

Ultraman (Voice)

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Smokin' Aces

Agent Baker

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The Zodiac

Zodiac (voice)

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Across the Line

Walt Dernin

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Aux Portes de L'enfer

Brad Gallagher

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American Virgin

Brad

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Extramarital

Bob

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The Sender

Jack Grayson

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Vampirella

Demos

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Confessions of Sorority Girls

Mort

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Bandit's Silver Angel

Bandit

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Beauty and the Bandit

Bandit

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Bandit

Bandit

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Bandit: Bandit Goes Country

Bandit

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Desperate For Love

Alex Cutler

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Dance 'Til Dawn

Kevin McCrea

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Crash Course

Riko Konner

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The Stuff

Jason's Brother

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Once Upon a Time in America

Young Patsy

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