Teddy Bear Famous Personalities
Barnaby the Bear was a character created by Olga Pouchine and was originally a French TV series. In Canada, Barnaby was known as Jeremy. In the rest of the world he was called Colargol.
The Berenstain Bears are a fictional family of anthropomorphic bears created by Stan and Jan Berenstain in a series of very popular children's books.
Br'er Bear is a fictional character from the Uncle Remus folktales adapted and compiled by Joel Chandler Harris. In the 1946 Walt Disney-produced film Song of the South, the character is voiced by Nick Stewart.
The Care Bears are a set of characters created by American Greetings in 1981 for use on greeting cards. The original artwork for the cards was painted by artist Elena Kucharik. In 1983, Kenner took the characters and made the first in a line of very successful teddy bears based on the Care Bears
Fozzie the Bear is a fictional character, originally created by Jim Henson as a member of The Muppets. He is an orange, fuzzy Muppet bear who is constantly telling semi-funny jokes and ends each joke with his catch phrase "Wocka Wocka Wocka!"
Gentle Ben is the name of a book of fiction for children by author Walt Morey, which was later made into a film and TV show in the 1960s, as well as made-for-TV movie in 2002. The book concerns the friendship between the title character, a bear, and a young boy.
The Three Bears or Goldilocks and the Three Bears is a notable children's bedtime story. Though it is often considered an anonymous folk story, even one of those collected by the Brothers Grimm, it actually first saw print in 1837 in the poet Robert Southey's book The Doctor. George Nicol retold Southey's story in verse.
Paddington Bear is a fictional character in children's literature. He first appeared in 1958 and was subsequently featured in some 14 books written by Michael Bond and illustrated by Peggy Fortnum and has evolved into a franchise. The illustrations show him more as a teddy bear than a real bear, in the original style of Winnie-the-Pooh
Smokey Bear is a mascot of the United States Forest Service created in 1944 to educate the public on the dangers of forest fires.
Winnie-the-Pooh is a fictional bear created by A. A. Milne. He appears in the books Winnie-the-Pooh (published October 14, 1926) and The House at Pooh Corner (1928). Milne also wrote two books of children's poetry, When We Were Very Young and Now We Are Six, which include several poems about Winnie-the-Pooh.
Yogi Bear is a fictional cartoon bear created by Hanna-Barbera Productions.