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2. BART THE BEAR IN THE EDGE (1997)
Within the small yet proud community of bear actors, Bart is regarded as their Marlon Brando. Seriously, the late Kodiak bear had some legit chops. Fans of ’80s comedies know his work from the Dan Akroyd/John Candy funny movie The Great Outdoors, but the most ferocious of Bart’s 11 feature film appearances came in The Edge, an Alaskan wilderness-set survival tale starring Anthony Hopkins and Alec Baldwin. Throughout the flick, Bart makes the actors’ journey a living hell, frequently popping up to tear ish up and upstage his human co-stars. Three years after The Edge was released, Bart passed away at the age of 23. He shall be missed.
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