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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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Suffering from Cancer and Parkinsons disease, he returned to WSAI radio in Cincinnati to host a morning show...the same station he interned at 50 years before. Because of his immense popularity in Cincinnati and the surrounding area, his funeral in 2001 was simulcast on local TV and radio See more »

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