Bruce Limpus served in the U.S. Air Force for 26 years, most of that time as a linguist and crypto-analyst with Air Force Intelligence. He studied Russian at Syracuse University, Polish at the Defense Language Institute in California, and Hindi Urdu at Berlitz in Washington, D.C. Upon his retirement from the Air Force in 1975, he taught high school English for 20 years. He also served as a drama coach and taught media classes in the gifted and talented program.
He has been involved in the theater his whole life, having written and staged a dozen plays. He recently recieved the Living Legend in the Theater Award from the San Antonio Theater Coalition.