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Bruno The Bear (1962–1981)

Bruno The Bear was born in 1962 in White Lake, Wisconsin, USA. He was an actor, known for Gentle Ben (1967), The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (1972) and Mara of the Wilderness (1965). He died in 1981 in Acton, California, USA. See full bio »


(age 19) in Acton, California, USA

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Gentle Ben Gentle Ben


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 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
- Crescendo/Three Feathers (1980) ... Bear (uncredited)
 1980 The Magical World of Disney (TV Series)
- Escape to Witch Mountain (1980) ... Bear
 1979 Adventures of the Wilderness Family 3
Samson (uncredited)
 1977 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
- Bloodbath (1977) ... Bear (uncredited)
 1976 Guardian of the Wilderness
Bear (uncredited)
 1976 Shadow of the Hawk
Bear (uncredited)
 1976 Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series)
- The Operation (1976) ... Bear
 1975 The Adventures of the Wilderness Family
Samson (uncredited)
 1975 Escape to Witch Mountain
Bear (uncredited)
 1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean
Watch Bear (as Bruno)
 1972 Gunsmoke (TV Series)
- Tatum (1972) ... Bear (uncredited)
 1968-1970 The Beverly Hillbillies (TV Series)
- Marry Me, Shorty (1970) ... Fairchild
- Wedding Plans (1969) ... Fairchild
- Cousin Roy in Movieland (1969) ... Fairchild
- Jethro the Flesh Peddler (1969) ... Fairchild
- Problem Bear (1969) ... Fairchild
 1967-1969 Gentle Ben (TV Series)
Gentle Ben
- Busman's Holiday (1969) ... Gentle Ben
- The Bully (1969) ... Gentle Ben
- The Prey (1969) ... Gentle Ben
- Elephant on the Lam (1969) ... Gentle Ben
- Boom's Land Boomerang (1969) ... Gentle Ben
 1969 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Gentle Ben
- Episode #8.131 (1969) ... Gentle Ben
 1967 Gentle Giant
Gentle Ben (uncredited)
 1966 Daktari (TV Series)
- Shoot to Kill (1966) ... Bear
 1965 Lassie (TV Series)
- Crisis (1965) ... Bear
 1965 Zebra in the Kitchen
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Received a first-place "PATSY Award" for his work on the Gentle Giant (1967) film and a second-place award for his work on TV series Gentle Ben (1967).. See more »


His docile temperament


Gentle Ben

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