The original TRON recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.
In 1994, Boxleitner joined the cast of the popular TV series Babylon 5 as John Sheridan, President of the Interstellar Alliance, a war hero-turned-diplomat at the helm of Earth Alliance Space Station in the year 2259. Boxleitner most recently starred with Jeff Bridges in TRON: Legacy, the popular motion picture sequel to TRON.
The cast includes Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde.
He went on to star in the CBS series Bring 'em Back Alive; mini-series East of Eden; and TV movie The Last Convertible.
In 1982, Boxleitner was cast as the title role in Disney's cult film TRON which garnered him science fiction fans worldwide.
As one of Hollywood's leading men, Bruce Boxleitner has starred in a major motion picture franchise, numerous feature films, several popular television series, produced a major network film and TV series, performed on Broadway, and authored two science fiction novels.
A native mid-westerner, he is an alumnus of Chicago's prestigious Goodman Theatre.In 1972, he starred in the Broadway production of Status Quo Vadis with Ted Danson.In addition, Boxleitner reprised his role in TRON: Uprising on Disney's XD TV network, his first animated TV series.The multi-talented cast includes Elijah Wood, Mandy Moore, Lance Henriksen, and Paul Reubens.However, it was in Boxleitner's four-year run for CBS's 'Scarecrow and Mrs.
King', starring opposite Kate Jackson, which endeared him to fans everywhere and made him a household name.