Bruce Kimmel has written five novels – his acclaimed Benjamin Kritzer trilogy (Benjamin Kritzer, Kritzerland, and Kritzer Time), and his two mysteries, Writer’s Block and Rewind.
Mr. Kimmel wrote, directed and starred in the cult movie hit, The First Nudie Musical (available on a Special Edition DVD). He also co-created (with David Wechter) the story for the hit film, The Faculty, directed by Robert Rodriguez. As an actor, Mr. Kimmel guest-starred on most of the long-running television shows of the 1970s.
Since 1993, Mr. Kimmel has been one of the leading producers of theatre music on CD, having produced over 140 albums. He was nominated for a Grammy for producing the revival cast album of Hello, Dolly! and his album with jazz pianist Fred Hersch, I Never Told You, was also nominated for a Grammy.
Most recently, Mr. Kimmel has written and directed a new thriller, Deceit (available on DVD), and directed one-person shows for soap star Kevin Spirtas (available on DVD), and actress/singer Linda Purl.
Mr. Kimmel lives in Studio City, California, with no dogs, cats, or humans.