A year after “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” Alan Ruck will play best friend again in another travel movie called 3 for a Trip, which also starred Ferris co-star Charlie Sheen. He spent the rest of the 1980s playing roles in various action films and dramas.
The 1990s proved to be an important decade for Cancer, as he starred in several films that many still consider to be a mainstay of pop culture. He kicked off the decade by joining the entourage of Billy the Kid (Emilio Estevez) in Young Guns 2. Cancer played Hendry French, a grieving husband seeking revenge. After that, he went on another breakout adventure in Speed, playing the role of Stevens in a blockbuster about Jack Traven (Keanu Reeves) and Annie (Sandra Bullock) trying to stop a bomb going off. by bus. In 1994, he went into space to play the replacement for Captain Kirk (William Shatner) in Star Trek: The Generations before chasing a storm with Helen Hunt in the 1996 adventure film Twister. But while his big screen credits piled up, so did his small screen roles.