Bruce Cabot (April 20, 1904 – May 3, 1972) was an American film actor, best remembered as Jack Driscoll in King Kong (1933) and for his roles in films such as The Last of the Mohicans (1936), Fritz Lang's Fury (1936) and the western Dodge City (1939). He was also known as one of "Wayne's Regulars", appearing in a number of John Wayne films beginning with Angel and the Badman (1947).
Cabot was born Étienne de Pelissier Bujac, Jr., in Carlsbad, New Mexico, to a prominent local lawyer, Major Etienne de Pelissier Bujac, Sr. (Dec. 22, 1867 - April 12, 1932), and Julia Armandine Graves (1864-1904) of New York City, who died shortly after giving birth to her son.
Etienne, Sr., was the son of John James Bujac, a lawyer and mining expert in Baltimore, Maryland. Etienne, Sr., graduated from Cumberland School of Law near Nashville, Tennessee, and served in the United States army during the Spanish-American War and the Philippine Insurrection before settling in Carlsbad.