Namesakes

Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Bruce Willis   1987   Moonlighting  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 hero
Bruce Wayne   1939   Batman  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
Bruce Wayne   1989   Batman  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 football, 1 baseball, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Bruce Stuart   1961  
(baseball) Bruce Sutter   2006  
(football) Bruce Matthews   2007  
(football) Bruce Smith   2009  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry, 1 medicine, 1 physics
(chemistry) Robert Bruce Merrifield   1984  
(medicine) Bruce Beutler   2011  
(physics) Arthur B. McDonald (a.k.a. Bruce)   2015  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 5 actors
Bruce Lee   1940-1973  
Bruce Boxleitner   1950-  
Bruce Willis   1955-  
Bruce Greenwood   1956-  
Bruce Campbell   1958-  
Notable Artists: 1 sculptor
Bruce Nauman   1941-  
Notable Athletes: 2 football, 1 baseball, 1 driving, 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Bruce Stuart   1881-1961  
(driving) Bruce McLaren   1937-1970  
(baseball) Bruce Sutter   1953-  
(football) Bruce Matthews   1961-  
(football) Bruce Smith   1963-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Bruce Forsyth   1928-  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians, 1 musician/singer
Bruce Springsteen   1949-   rock  
Bruce Hornsby   1954-     
Axl Rose (a.k.a. Bruce)   1962-   rock  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 geologist
Bruce C. Heezen   1924-1977  
Olympic Medalists: 4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(silver) Herman Brix (a.k.a. Bruce)   1928   shot put  
(silver/gold) Bruce Harlan   1948   diving - platform; diving - springboard  
(bronze) Bruce Bradley   1972   water polo  
(silver/bronze) Bruce Robertson   1972   swimming - 100 m butterfly; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Caitlyn Jenner (a.k.a. Bruce)   1976   decathlon  
(gold) Bruce Furniss   1976   swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Sam Perkins (a.k.a. Bruce)   1984   basketball  
(silver) Bruce Kimball   1984   diving - platform  
(gold) Bruce Hayes   1984   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay