Richard Bull (actor)

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Richard Bull
BornRichard Bull
(1924-06-26)June 26, 1924
Zion, Illinois, U.S.
DiedFebruary 3, 2014(2014-02-03) (aged 89)
Calabasas, California
ResidenceChicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFilm, stage, television actor
Years active1956–2014
Home townChicago, Illinois
TelevisionLittle House on the Prairie
Spouse(s)Barbara Collentine (1948–2014, his death)
 
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Richard Bull
BornRichard Bull
(1924-06-26)June 26, 1924
Zion, Illinois, U.S.
DiedFebruary 3, 2014(2014-02-03) (aged 89)
Calabasas, California
ResidenceChicago, Illinois
NationalityAmerican
OccupationFilm, stage, television actor
Years active1956–2014
Home townChicago, Illinois
TelevisionLittle House on the Prairie
Spouse(s)Barbara Collentine (1948–2014, his death)

Richard Bull (June 26, 1924 – February 3, 2014) was an American film actor, stage actor and television actor.

He is best known for his performance as Nels Oleson, the kindly proprietor of Oleson's Mercantile and the long suffering husband of his wife Harriet on the NBC TV series Little House on the Prairie which aired from 1974 to 1983 and "Doc" on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.

Bull began his stage career at the famous Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. He left Los Angeles in 1994 with his wife Barbara "Bobbi" Collentine to live in Chicago.

Death[edit]

Richard Bull died on the morning of February 3, 2014 at the Motion Picture Television Fund campus in Calabasas, California. He was 89 years old.[1]

Bibliography[edit]

2013 - Richard Bull Forever, by Patrick Loubatière

Career[edit]

Bull made nearly 100 film and TV appearances including:

Television[edit]

Film[edit]

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