Bruce M. Fischer

Bruce M. "Bear" Fischer (March 20, 1936 - April 11, 2018)[1] was an American actor, best known for playing the prisoner and rapist Wolf Grace, in the 1979 film, Escape from Alcatraz. Fischer also played a rapist in Clint Eastwood's The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), and Mr. Cooger in the film Something Wicked This Way Comes (1983). His other film credits include The Journey of Natty Gann (1985) and Grim Prairie Tales (1990) as an undead gunman. In addition Fischer was one of the Beauregard Brothers on TV's Dukes of Hazzard.

Bruce Fischer
Bruce M. Fischer

(1936-03-20)March 20, 1936
DiedApril 11, 2018(2018-04-11) (aged 82)
Other names"Bear"
Years active1971-2014
Spouse(s)Jane Fischer


Year Title Role Notes
1971 A Town Called Hell Miguel Uncredited
1971 Doc Billy Clanton
1971 Captain Apache
1971 Man in the Wilderness Wiser
1973 The Man Called Noon Ranch hand
1974 Earthquake Man #1 Uncredited
1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales Yoke
1976 Baker's Hawk Blacksmith
1979 Escape from Alcatraz Wolf Grace
1981 Back Roads Ezra
1981 Take This Job and Shove It Jimmy
1982 Flush
1983 Something Wicked This Way Comes Mr. Cooger
1984 City Heat Bruiser #1
1985 The Journey of Natty Gann Charlie Linfield
1987 The Verne Miller Story Harry Adler
1989 Real Men Steelworker
1990 Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror Colochez
2009 Everyman's War Judge
2014 Birds of LA 17 Boris 'The Strangler'


  1. ^ "SAG-AFTRA In Memoriam". SAG-AFTRA. Retrieved 28 August 2019.

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