Bart the Bear (I) (1977–2000)

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Bart the Bear was perhaps one of Hollywood's most remarkable animal stars. The Alaskan brown bear was born in 1977 and was brought in by Utah animal trainer Doug Seus. Bart started to train in acting in 1980 and grew to 9 feet tall, the average for brown bears. Bart starred in The Great Outdoors (1988), On Deadly Ground (1994) and The Edge (1997). ... See full bio »


(age 23) in Park City, Utah, USA

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The Edge The Bear
The Great Outdoors The Bald-Headed Bear
The Bear The Kodiak Bear


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 1998 Meet the Deedles
The Bear
 1997 The Edge
The Bear
 1996 Les amants de Rivière Rouge (TV Mini Series)
The Bear - Attacking Children and Fighting with Eri Schweig
 1995 12 Monkeys
Bear (uncredited)
 1995 Walking Thunder
Walking Thunder
 1994 Legends of the Fall
The Bear
 1994 On Deadly Ground
The Bear
 1993 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
Bear (uncredited)
 1991/I White Fang
The Bear
 1990 Magic Hour: Lost in the Barrens (TV Movie)
 1990 The Young Riders (TV Series)
- Decoy (1990)
 1988 The Bear
The Kodiak Bear
 1988 The Great Outdoors
The Bald-Headed Bear
 1987 Berserker
Bear (uncredited)
 1987 Benji the Hunted
Bear (uncredited)
 1986 Louis L'Amour's Down the Long Hills (TV Movie)
The Bear
 1986 The Clan of the Cave Bear
The Bear (uncredited)
 1983 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues (TV Movie)
The Bear (uncredited)
 1980 Windwalker
The Bear
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Alternate Names:

Bart | 'Bart' The Bear


9' 7½" (2.93 m)


Tank the Bear (sibling)

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Bart has the unique distinction of actually appearing (with owner/trainer Doug Seus) at the 70th Academy Awards ceremonies to present the 'oversized' envelope for "Best Sound Effects Editing" for Titanic (1997) to category presenter Mike Myers (March 23, 1998 / Shrine Auditorium Los Angeles). See more »


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