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Bruce Reitherman

Biography

Best known seeing that the tone of voice of characters want Mowgli in The Jungle Reserve and Christopher Robin in Winnie the Pooh as well as the Honey Tree. He graduated from U.C. Berkeley in 1977 with a significant in Natural Assets and a in Spanish. He’s a manufacturer and freelance cameraman who spent some time working on natural background productions all over the place from Alaska to Australia. His dad is certainly Disney animator Wolfgang Reitherman. He was the tone of voice of Mowgli in the cartoon adaptation from the tale The Jungle Reserve, originally compiled by Rudyard Kipling.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth September 15, 1955
Place Of Birth Burbank, CA
Profession Voice Actor
Nationality American
Spouse Erika Hill
Children Camilla Reitherman
Parents Wolfgang Reitherman, Janie McMillan
Siblings Richard Reitherman, Robert Reitherman
Movies The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, The Jungle Book, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree
Star Sign Virgo

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#Fact
1Nature documentary filmmaker based in Santa Barbara, California
2Brother of Richard Reitherman and Robert Reitherman.
3Son of Disney film director Wolfgang Reitherman who directed his son in the Winnie-the-Pooh cartoons as well as Disney's The Jungle Book.


Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Big Bear Week2006TV Series documentary 5 episodes
Nature1991-2002TV Series documentary 2 episodes
The Living Edens1999-2002TV Series documentary 2 episodes
Ecosistemes le web du vivant2001TV Series
New True Life Adventures: Alaska: Dances of the Caribou2000TV Movie documentary
Wild Indonesia1999TV Series documentary 3 episodes
In the Wild1995TV Series documentary 1 episode
Island of the Giant Bears1994TV Movie documentary

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nature2002TV Series documentary producer - 1 episode
The Living Edens1997-2002TV Series documentary producer - 3 episodes
New True Life Adventures: Alaska: Dances of the Caribou2000TV Movie documentary producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Alys2011TV Series performer: "The Bare Necessities"
The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story2009Documentary performer: "I Wanna Be Like You"
Frank and Ollie1995Documentary performer: "Bear Necessities" - uncredited
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh1977performer: "I'm Just A Little Black Raincloud", "Mind Over Matter"
The Jungle Book1967performer: "The Bare Necessities" 1967, "I Wanna Be Like You The Monkey Song" 1967 uncredited, "That's What Friends Are For The Vulture Song" 1967 uncredited
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree1966Short performer: "Little Black Rain Cloud"

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nature2002TV Series documentary writer - 1 episode
The Living EdensTV Series documentary 1 episode, 1997 writer - 2 episodes, 1999 - 2002

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh1977Christopher Robin (Honey Tree) (voice)
The Jungle Book1967'Mowgli' the Man Cub (voice)
Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree1966ShortChristopher Robin (voice)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nature2002TV Series documentary 1 episode
The Living Edens2002TV Series documentary 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Greatest Animated Movies2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Nation's Favourite Disney Song2015TV Movie documentaryHimself / Mowgli
Growing Up with Nine Old Men2013DocumentaryHimself
The Bare Necessities: The Making of 'The Jungle Book'2007Video documentary shortHimself
The 100 Greatest Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
Best Ever Family Films2005TV Movie documentaryHimself
100 Greatest Cartoons2005TV Special documentaryHimself
The 100 Greatest Musicals2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
Redefining the Line: The Making of One Hundred and One Dalmatians2001Video documentary shortHimself
In the Wild1995TV Series documentaryHimself
The Disney Family Album1985TV Series documentaryHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Music of Disney: A Legacy in Song1992Video documentaryMowgli
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: You Can Fly1988Video shortMowgli Christopher Robin
Disney Sing-Along-Songs: The Bare Necessities1987Video shortMowgli
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1977TV SeriesMowgli

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Achievement in a Craft in News and Documentary Programming - CinematographersThe Living Edens (1997)· Steve Downer
· David Fortney
· Robert Fulton
· Bob Landis
· Neil Rettig

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1968GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Recording for ChildrenThe Jungle Book (1967)· Larry Blake (produced by)
· Richard M. Sherman (music and lyrics by)
· Robert B. Sherman (music and lyrics by)
· Terry Gilkyson (music and lyrics by - "The Bare Necessities")
· Phil Harris (performed by)
· Darleen Carr (performed by)
· Bill Lee (performed by)
· Sebastian Cabot (performed by)
· Louis Prima (performed by)
· Sterling Holloway (performed by)
· J. Pat O'Malley (performed by)
· Chad Stuart (performed by)
· Lord Tim Hudson (performed by)
· Digby Wolfe (performed by)
1966GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Recording for ChildrenWinnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree (1966)· Richard M. Sherman (music and lyrics by)
· Robert B. Sherman (music and lyrics by)
· Sebastian Cabot (narrated by)
· Sterling Holloway (performed by)


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#Trademark
1Usually cast by his father Wolfgang Reitherman


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