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Bruce Yarnell (1935–1973)

Bruce Yarnell was born on December 28, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Bruce Altomari Yarnell. He was an actor, known for Irma la Douce (1963), The Next Best Thing (2000) and Bonanza (1959). He was married to Joan Patenaude' (soprano) and Frances L. Chadwick. He died on November 30, 1973 in California. See full bio »


(age 37) in California, USA

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Known For

Irma la Douce
Irma la Douce Hippolyte
The Next Best Thing
The Next Best Thing Soundtrack
Bonanza Muley Jones
The Legend of Robin Hood


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 1968 The Road Hustlers
Matt Reedy
 1968 The Legend of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Little John
- Episode dated 18 February 1968 (1968) ... Little John
 1968 Laugh-In (TV Series)
Little John
- Episode #1.4 (1968) ... Little John (uncredited)
 1967 Annie Get Your Gun (TV Movie)
Frank Butler
 1966 Pistols 'n' Petticoats (TV Series)
Corporal Evans
- Pilot (1966) ... Corporal Evans
 1966 Good Old Days (TV Movie)
 1966 My Brother the Angel (TV Series)
- Wash You Were Here (1966) ... Ezra
 1965 Hogan's Heroes (TV Series)
Captain Jeb Winslow
- Happiness Is a Warm Sergeant (1965) ... Captain Jeb Winslow
 1964-1965 Bonanza (TV Series)
Muley Jones
- Hound Dog (1965) ... Muley Jones
- The Saga of Muley Jones (1964) ... Muley Jones
 1963 Irma la Douce
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series)
Tom Kidwell
- The Lucky Punch (1963) ... Tom Kidwell
 1961-1962 Outlaws (TV Series)
Deputy Marshal Chalk Breeson / Deputy Chalk Breeson / Deputy Chuck Breeson
- All in a Day's Work (1962) ... Deputy Marshal Chalk Breeson
- Charge aka Outpost (1962) ... Deputy Chalk Breeson
- Farewell Performance (1962) ... Deputy Marshal Chalk Breeson
- Ride the Man Down (1962) ... Deputy Marshal Chalk Breeson
- No More Horses (1962) ... Deputy Marshal Chalk Breeson
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 2000 The Next Best Thing (performer: "They Say It's Wonderful")
 1964-1965 Bonanza (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Hound Dog (1965) ... (performer: "Hound Dog Song")
- The Saga of Muley Jones (1964) ... (performer: "Wait For The Wagon" (1851), "Beautiful Dreamer", "Listen To the Mockingbird", "Sourwood Mountain", "Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms")
 1963 Wide Country (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Lucky Punch (1963) ... (performer: "Aura Lee", "Wait for the Wagon")
Hide Hide Show Show Self (4 credits)
 1966 The Bell Telephone Hour (TV Series)
Himself - Singer
- Christmas Through the Ages (1966) ... Himself - Singer
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself - Actor
- Episode #1.87 (1962) ... Himself - Actor
- Episode #1.20 (1962) ... Himself - Actor
 1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
- Episode #5.131 (1962) ... Himself
 1962 Here's Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #2.106 (1962) ... Himself

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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »


6' 5" (1.96 m)

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Once was a regular featured vocalist for the Earl Carroll's Theater nightclub on Sunset and Vine in L.A. See more »

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