Then Came Bronson is a short-lived
adventure/drama television series that aired on
NBC from 1969 to 1970, and was produced by
MGM Television. The series, created by Denne
Bart Petitclerc, began with a movie pilot on
Monday, March 24, 1969. The series was greenlit
for one year and began its first run on September
17, 1969. The pilot was also released in Europe
as a feature film.
Bronson is committed
to pacifism and often
antagonist's anger into
Always, like a true
catalyst, he rolls out of
The show was
sometimes accused of
being a knock-off of the
movie Easy Rider, but it
actually preceded the
release of that movie.
Michael Parks, born in Corona, Calif., made his film debut in "The Wild Seed" (1965) when he was twenty-seven
years old. Soon he made appearances as a troubled ex-serviceman in the William Inge adaptation "Bus Riley's
Back in Town" (1965), "The Bible" (1966), "The Idol" (1966), and in "The Happening" (1968).
series that followed, that endeared Parks to millions of fans across the country and the world.
Parks has appeared in over fifty films made for the silver screen or television. Most recently he has appeared in a
few Quentin Tarantino productions - "From Dusk Till Dawn" (1996) and "Kill Bill (Vol. 1)" (2003).