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Bruce Spence (left), George Miller & Mel Gibson on set MM2

Bruce Spence (born 17 September 1945) is an actor who portrays the Gyro Captain in George Miller's 1981 film Mad Max 2 and portrays Jedediah in Miller's 1985 film Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdome.


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Selected FilmographyEdit


  • Stork (1971) (Won AFI award for Best actor)
  • The Cars that Ate Paris (1974)
  • Dimboola (1979)
  • Dark City (1998)
  • FarScape TV series (2002).
  • Finding Nemo (2003)
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)
  • The Matrix: Revolutions (2003)
  • Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  • Legend of the Seeker (TV series) (2008-2010).


  • Spence is one of three actors in the Mad Max series to play two separate and distinct characters, e.g. Gyro Captain / Jedediah. The others are Hugh Keays-Byrne (Toecutter in Mad Max / Immortan Joe in Mad Max: Fury Road) and Max Fairchild (Benno in Mad Max / Broken Victim in Mad Max 2)
  • Spence has also played a supporting character in the third and final installment of four separate, high-profile film trilogies: Jedediah in Beyond Thunderdome, the Trainman in The Matrix Revolutions, The Mouth of Sauron in the extended cut of The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, and Tion Meddon in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.
  • Spence co-stars in the upcoming film Gods of Egypt with Fury Road performers Courtney Eaton and Abbey Lee Kershaw.

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