Bruce Greenwood is a Canadian actor best known for his roles as the President of the United States in National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007) and Thirteen Days (2000), and for his role as Captain Christopher Pike in the 2009 Star Trek film.
In 2012 he starred as Dr. Emmet Cole in the paranormal horror series The River.
In 2004 Greenwood was nominated for a Genie Award as Best Supporting Actor in the film Being Julia. In 2005 he was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture when he starred opposite Philip Seymour Hoffman in Capote.
And in 2007, Greenwood's performance as singer Bob Dylan in I'm Not There earned him the Independent Spirit Awards' Inaugural Robert Altman Award.
Beyond his roles in dramatic and independent films, Greenwood has also been featured in such action and family movies as Eight Below, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, I, Robot and Rules of Engagement.
Other work includes Dinner for Schmucks, opposite Steve Carell and Paul Rudd; and J.J. Abrams' Star Trek.
Greenwood has also found success in television. In 2007 he starred in the HBO series John from Cincinnati, and earlier on in his career he also starred in St. Elsewhere, the Larry Sanders Show and Knots Landing.