Bear Grylls

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  • Birth Name: Edward Michael Grylls
  • Birth Place: Bembridge, Isle of Wight, England
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/07/1974, Gemini
  • Profession: Survivalist; author; reality cast member
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Special Report: The Dangerous Side of Survival TV

On the wall of a tiny wood cabin outside Prescott, Arizona, hangs a large poster of Cody Lundin staring intensely with a thin half-smile. Below him is a quote: "Learn survival skills from an expert." Lundin was one of the stars of the Discovery Channel series Dual Survival for three and a half of the show's first four seasons, until he departed abruptly late last year. He has been a survival instructor, running his Aboriginal Living Skills School, since the early '90s. This cabin is ostensibly the school's store, though there's little for sale beyond...read more

Running Wild with Bear Grylls Sneak Peek: Watch Shirtless Zac Efron Step Off a Cliff

Zac Efron is jumping feet first into his latest television gig.

On the July 28 premiere of Running Wild with Bear Grylls, Efron and Gryllsrappel down a cliff in the Catskills Mountains — shirtless, of course.

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Bear Grylls Teams with Zac Efron, Channing Tatum for New Series

NBC has ordered a new series from Bear Grylls, in which the survivalist will take celebrities to remote locations around the world and test their mettle for 48 hours.

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Videos

Seal-Skin Wetsuit
Man vs. Wild- Introducing Sean LaCoste
Man vs. Wild - Parachuting Australia
Gyllenhaal Guts

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 Running Wild With Bear Grylls TV Show Series, Creator
2014 The Island With Bear Grylls TV Show Series, Narrator
2014 Running Wild With Bear Grylls TV Show Series, Host
2014 Running Wild With Bear Grylls TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2013 Bear Grylls' Wild Adventures TV Show Series, Host

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News

Top Moments: Bill Murray Bedazzles on Late Show, and Breaking Bad Gets Fired Up

Our top moments of the week:

13. Biggest Disappointment: In the midst of a lackluster final season, Dexter reveals that the identity of the season-long villain, The Brain Surgeon, is Vogel's son ... whom no one cares about. This is almost as bad as when we learned that Edward James Olmos was a figment of Colin Hanks' imagination in Season 6. Anticlimactic much?

12. Sauciest Critique: Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson never fails to brighten the So You Think You Can Dance judges' panel with his cheeky wit and genuine fanboy fawning. In his latest visit, he vows to... read more

Exclusive Get Out Alive Finale Video: The Teams vs. the Rainforest

Before the remaining teams Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls, they'll have to try to stay dry.

On the season finale (Monday at 9/8c, NBC), the competitors must trudge through a waterlogged rainforest. "This is real-man hiking," Team Chris and Jeff says. "Only sissies take trails."
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Get Out Alive Finale: Bear Grylls on the Last Three Teams and Drinking Urine

How will Bear Grylls decide who will Get Out Alive?

On the season finale of NBC's reality survival competition show (Monday, 9/8c), the adventure expert will put the final three teams through a rainforest challenge before declaring a winner. At this point in the game, the finalists have proven that they'll do whatever it takes — from trekking across a glacier to eating protein-rich maggots — to survive. Who deserves to walk (or limp) away with the $500,000 prize? TVGuide.com turned to Grylls himself ...

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Get Out Alive Exclusive Video: A Harrowing Helicopter Flight Gets Even Scarier

"I'm about to pass out!"

On Monday's Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls (9/8c, NBC), Alabama pageant queen Madeline isn't handling the rocky helicopter flight very well. Not only do the gusts of wind feel strong enough to topple her out of the aircraft, but the turbulence is bringing back some bad associations from her nearly fatal car crash ... read more

Exclusive Get Out Alive Video: Are Robin and Wilson All Wet?

The survivors could be dead in the water, so to speak, on Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls.

On Monday's episode (9/8c, NBC), Bear Grylls tests the remaining teams swimming prowess in a series of challenges.

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