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Bob Braun (1929–2001)

Bob Braun was born on April 20, 1929 in Ludlow, Kentucky, USA as Robert Earl Braun. He was an actor, known for Die Hard 2 (1990), Defending Your Life (1991) and Christmas in Connecticut (1992). He was married to Wray Jean Wilkinson. He died on January 15, 2001 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Newscaster (WZDC)
Defending Your Life
Defending Your Life Talk Show Host
Christmas in Connecticut
The Paul Dixon Show


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 1991 Defending Your Life
Talk Show Host
 1990 Die Hard 2
Newscaster (WZDC)
 1990 Mathnet (TV Series)
Tom - Newsman #3
- The Case of the Ersatz Earthquake (1990) ... Tom - Newsman #3
 1981 La pelle (uncredited)
 1970 Julia (TV Series)
- Bowled Over (1970) ... Rudy
 1969 Land of the Giants (TV Series)
Balloon Vendor
- Land of the Lost (1969) ... Balloon Vendor
 1951 The Paul Dixon Show (TV Series)
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 1967 Good Morning, World (TV Series)
- You vs. Me (1967) ... Himself
 1967 The Bob Braun Show (TV Series)
 1964 New American Bandstand 1965 (TV Series)
- Episode #7.25 (1964) ... Himself
 1957 Talent Scouts (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 January 1957 (1957) ... Himself
 1953 The Dotty Mack Show (TV Series)

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Co-hosted the 50-50 Club with Ruth Lyons (WLW-T, Cincinnati) and hosted, between 1963 and 1966. Hosted The Bob Braun Show (WLW-T, CIncinnati) from 1967 until 1984. The show was the number-one-rated live entertainment/information program in the Midwest. See more »

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In the 50s and 60s co-hosted a regional TV show, broadcast in Cincinnati, Dayton and Columbus, Ohio, Indianapolis, Indiana, and Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky; a noon time show called the 50-50 Club. Braun took over as host and continued it through the 70s and 80s until it was canceled. See more »

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