Bruce Boxleitner is an actor and writer known for several leading roles in the television and film. He first came to the spotlight playing Luke Macahan on the TV series How the West Was Won, which ran from 1977 to 1979. In 1982, took on cult status for the role of the eponymous character of the innovative Walt Disney Pictures film TRON, in which a computer hacker is abducted into the digital world and forced to participate in gladiatorial games. The following year, he was cast as Lee Stetson (aka, Scarecrow) in the Emmy Award winning-series Scarecrow and Mrs. King, alongside Kate Jackson from Charlie’s Angels fame.
After a string of TV movies, he joined the ensemble of the science-fiction television series Babylon 5 as Captain John Sheridan at the start of the second season, replacing Michael O’Hare as the lead. Sheridan was recently listed as one of British Film Institute's "Best Sci-Fi Characters of All Time". In 2008, Boxleitner guest-starred as Dr. Woody Woodcomb on the spy series Chuck. He also had a recurring role as Robert Malden on several episodes of Heroes. Boxleitner later reprised the role of Alan Bradley and Tron in the 2010 sequel TRON: Legacy, the animated series TRON: Uprising.
Montreal Comiccon celebrates the 40th anniversary of the release of TRON.