Edward Bunker Net Worth

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For the founder of Bunkerville, Nevada, see Edward Bunker (Mormon).Edward Heward Bunker (December 31, 1933 – July 19, 2005) was an American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, and an actor. He wrote numerous books, some of which have been adapted into films. He was a screenwriter on Straight Time (1978), Runaway Train (1985) and Animal Factory (2000).He started on a criminal career at a very early age, and continued on this path throughout the years, returning to prison again and again. He was convicted of bank robbery, drug dealing, extortion, armed robbery, and forgery. A repeating pattern of convictions, paroles, releases and escapes, further crimes and new convictions continued until he was released yet again from prison in 1975, at which point he finally left his criminal days permanently behind. Bunker stayed out of jail thereafter, and instead focused on his career as a writer and actor.
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Date Of BirthDecember 31, 1933, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
DiedJuly 19, 2005, Burbank, California, United States
Place Of BirthHollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA
Height6' 1½" (1.87 m)
ProfessionActor, Writer, Miscellaneous Crew
SpouseJennifer Bunker (m. 1977–2005)
ChildrenBrendan Bunker
Star SignCapricorn
1He had a son, Brendan (born 1994), with his ex-wife, Jennifer.
2Was the basis for Jon Voight's character (Nate) in Heat (1995).
3As a child, he used to swim at Hearst Castle (while William Randolph Hearst was still alive).
4He was a friend of famous crime novelist James Ellroy. Ellroy praised "No Beast So Fierce" as "the most gritty and realistic novel about armed robbery". At one point Bunker signed for the screenplay adaptation of Ellroy's "Suicide Hill", the third part of the Lloyd Hopkins trilogy, for the French company Davisfilm. The film was never produced.
5He was a close friend of Michael Mann since the two worked on the screenplay adaptation of his first novel, "No Beast So Fierce". Bunker worked on Heat (1995)--as prison technical advisor--with Robert De Niro, Val Kilmer, Tom Sizemore, Kevin Gage and Dennis Haysbert. He taught them how to think, react and walk like ex-prison convicts. At one time, he announced that he and Mann are working closely on a TV series about gang life in prison, but the series was never produced.
6He met Danny Trejo in California's Folsom Prison in the late '70s. The two became close friends and since worked in several films together: Runaway Train (1985), Heat (1995), Animal Factory (2000).
7Was a close friend of late Mexican Mafia leader, Joe "Pegleg" Morgan.
8Was convicted of numerous crimes since early childhood, including smashing a neighbor's backyard incinerator with a claw hammer at 3, setting fire to a neighbor's garage at 4 and jamming a fork in a boy's eyeball at 15. By 17, Bunker had established himself as the Doogie Howser of the California penal system, parlaying a series of robberies, assaults and the stabbing of a prison guard into a stint in San Quentin (he was the youngest inmate there at the time).
9Was once convicted of a bank robbery.
10Straight Time (1978) won 1st Prize in the San Mateo Video Festival in 1979. Youngest person (at the time) to ever go to San Quentin. At one time, he was on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List.


Venus & Vegas2010Micky the Calc
High Hopes2006Big Joe
The Longest Yard2005Skitchy Rivers
13 Moons2002Hoodlum #1 (as Eddie Bunker)
Family Secrets2001Douglas Marley
Animal Factory2000Buzzard
Shadrach1998Joe Thorton
Caméléone1996Sid Dembo
Fallen Angels1995TV SeriesSailor
Somebody to Love1994Jimmy
Love, Cheat & Steal1993Old Con
Last Light1993TV MovieChess Player
Distant Cousins1993Mr. Benson
Best of the Best II1993Spotlight Operator
Reservoir Dogs1992Mr. Blue (as Eddie Bunker)
Hunter1990TV SeriesHitman
Tango & Cash1989Capt. Holmes (as Eddie Bunker)
Best of the Best1989Stan
Miracle Mile1988Nightwatchman
The Running Man1987Lenny (as Eddie Bunker)
Shy People1987Chuck
Slow Burn1986TV MovieGeorge
Runaway Train1985Jonah
The Long Riders1980Chadwell
Straight Time1978Mickey


Dog Eat Dog2016/Ibased on the novel by
Animal Factory2000novel "The Animal Factory" / screenplay
Runaway Train1985screenplay
Straight Time1978novel "No Beast So Fierce" / screenplay


American Heart1992technical advisor
Straight Time1978technical advisor - uncredited


Animal Factory2000co-producer


Bro'2012in memory of
Rampart2011in memory of


The Making of 'Heat'2005Video documentaryHimself (as Eddie Bunker)
'Reservoir Dogs' Revisited2005TV Special documentaryHimself
The Good the Bad and the Bunker2002Video documentary shortHimself
Straight Time: He Wrote It for Criminals1978TV Short documentaryHimself

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Diálogos de cine2008TV MovieMr. Blue
Empire of the Censors1995TV Movie documentaryHimself

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