List of fictional bears

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This is a list of fictional bears that appear in film, television, animation, comics and literature. This also includes Pandas, but not the unrelated Red Panda species. The list is limited to notable, named characters. This list is a subsidiary to the List of fictional animals article.


Character Origin Author Notes
Baloo The Jungle Book, The Second Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling Mowgli's mentor.
Bear Family Berenstain Bears Stan and Jan Berenstain The Family consists of Father Bear, Mother Bear, Brother Bear, Sister Bear and eventually Honey Bear.
Bear The Honey and Bear Stories Ursula Dubosarsky Bear lives with the little bird Honey, a silvereye, native to Australia.
Gentle Ben Gentle Ben Walt Morey A grizzly bear in the book, though the TV series and movies make him a black bear.
Ben The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Charles Sellier
Beorn The Hobbit J. R. R. Tolkien A man with the ability to transform into a bear.
Brer Bear Uncle Remus stories Joel Chandler Harris Also occurs in stories by Enid Blyton.
Corduroy Corduroy Don Freeman A teddy bear who hopes to be owned by a girl named Lisa.
Iorek Byrnison His Dark Materials Philip Pullman A male armored bear. An honorable friend to Lyra and the rightful king of Svalbard.
Issi Noho Issi Noho Keith Chatfield
Lars The Little Polar Bear Hans de Beer Adapted into a TV Series for BBC in 1990s and four films by Warner Bros.
Little Bear Little Bear Else Holmelund Minarik Illustrated by Maurice Sendak
Mary Plain Mary Plain Gwynedd Rae
Misha The Foundation Pit Andrei Platonov
Old Bear Old Bear and Friends Jane Hissey An elderly dusty teddy bear, whom the other toys look up as a fearless, yet wise leader.
Old Ben The Bear William Faulkner
Paddington Bear Paddington Bear Michael Bond First illustrated by Peggy Fortnum.
Rupert Bear Rupert Bear Mary Tourtel Also known as Rupert the Bear.
Shardik Shardik Richard Adams
Tottles Tottles the Bear Humphry Bowen
Winkie Winkie Clifford Chase
Winnie-the-Pooh Winnie-the-Pooh A. A. Milne Described as a bear of very little brain, yet has good ideas when helping with his friends.


Character Origin Notes
Bamse Bamse The strongest bear in the whole world.
Bear Bear (comic)
Biffo the Bear The Beano
Cornelius Bear and Téodor Orezcu Achewood
Genma Saotome Ranma ½
Jasper the Bear Jasper the Bear mascot of Jasper National Park; cartoon by James Simpkins
Lord Noriyuki Usagi Yojimbo
Oliver B. Bumble Tom Puss/Oliver B. Bumble Known as Olivier B. Bommel in Dutch
Takemitsu SeiRyu Extinctioners

Film & Television[edit]

Character Origin Notes
Bear Bear in the Big Blue House Bear is a bear that lives in a big blue house with his friends Tutter the mouse, Pip and Pop the otters, Ojo the bear cup, Trelo the lemur, and Shadow the shadow.
Ted Ted A Talking teddy bear.
Amy, Lulu and Morgan Bananas In Pyjamas The three teddies of Cuddles Avenue.
Baby Bear Sesame Street Son of Papa and Mama Bear and eventually brother of his new baby sister Curly and a good friend of Telly Monster.
Basil the Bear Sesame Park
Beary Barrington The Country Bears
Bobo the Bear Muppets Tonight
Bungle Rainbow
Buttons the Bear Puppets Who Kill
Coca-Cola Bear Coca-Cola Commercials Though the particular origins are unknown, the Coca-Cola bear is prominently featured in wintertime advertisements for the company. It is usually depicted sliding down snow and has several progeny.
Fluffy and Uranus Duckman
Fozzie Bear The Muppets
Gentle Ben Gentle Ben About a boy and his tame bear.
Humphrey B. Bear Humphrey B. Bear
Po Ping Kung Fu Panda
Sooty The Sooty Show
Ted E. Bear The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas Theodore Edward (Ted E.) Bear goes exploring while the other bears are hibernating.
Nassur Tomorrow's Pioneers An aggressively anti-Semitic teddy bear
Xiphias The Poe News Chet's bear puppet.
Ringbear How I Met Your Mother The ring bearer at Barney and Robin's wedding.


Character Origin Notes
Andy Panda Walter Lantz He has a girlfriend called Miranda Panda, and a father called Andrew Senior. They have appeared in many cartoons and comic books. One of his comic book adventures was drawn by Carl Barks. John Stanley also did Andy Panda comic book work.[1]
Baloo Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book A very laid back bear who takes life easy and prefers the simple life. He loves singing and dancing. Baloo takes on the responsibility of raising the young boy 'man cub' named Mowgli. Baloo is known best for singing the famous song 'Bear Necessities'
Barney Bear Barney Bear A grumpy bear, who finds it hard to cope with the annoyances around him.
Bi-Polar Bear Queer Duck
Blubber Bear Wacky Races Luke's racing partner.
Bobo The Simpsons Mr Burns' treasured childhood teddy bear.
Bojan Bojan the Bear A painter who paints his own world with three colours.
Bongo Fun and Fancy Free A circus bear.
"Br'er Bear" "Br'er Rabbit" A slow witted bear in Br'er Rabbit working with smarter Br'er Fox to capture and eat Br'er Rabbit.
Breezly Breezly and Sneezly A comical, resourceful, polar bear, who sticks with his friend Sneezly.
Cindy Bear The Yogi Bear Show Yogi Bear's girlfriend.
Curtis E. Bear, the Courtesy Bear The Simpsons "For the next three hours, this bear will take your verbal and physical abuse..."
Elinor Brave The Queen who is transformed into a bear for two days by her daughter's purchased spell with unforeseen consequences.
Gordon Camp Lazlo A bear bean scout
Hei Bai Avatar: the Last Airbender Spirit of the forests that takes the animal form of a panda bear
Humphrey the Bear Walt Disney shorts Usually harasses Donald Duck and park ranger J. Audubon Woodlore
Kit Cloudkicker TaleSpin Formerly an air pirate, then after escaping became a navigator for Baloo.
Kissyfur Kissyfur A little boy bear that lives with his father in the swamps.
Malloy Brickleberry A very crude, racist, sexist grizzly bear cub that play video games.
Mor'du Brave (2012 film), The Legend of Mor'du A violent, massive bear with the strength of ten men. Formerly a human Scottish prince, who was transformed by a spell he acquired in an attempt to defeat his brothers for total control of an ancient kingdom.
Mouk Mouk A globe-trotting bear.
Paw Paw Chuck Paws & Tales Grizzly Bear and folksy mentor of C.J. Brown and his friends.
Rilakkuma Rilakkuma "Relax Bear" and his girlfriend Korilakkuma, are a highly popular bear characters in Japan from the San-X Company.
Sebastian Star Bear Sebastian Star Bear: First Mission
Sexual Harassment Panda South Park Known also as Petey.
Sonya the Bear Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted King Julien's love interest.
The Squishy Bearz Eek! The Cat Consisting of Kozy, Puffy, Wuz Wuz and Pierre.
SuperTed SuperTed A teddy bear found to be defective in the toy factory he was made and was discarded. A Spotty man found him there and brought him to life with his "cosmic dust".
Ted the Polar Bear The Penguins of Madagascar
Teddy Ruxpin The Adventures of Teddy Ruxpin Better known as "The World's First Animated Talking Toy".
The Three Bears Looney Tunes The Three Bears are a family that consists of Papa Bear (sometimes called Henry), Mama Bear, and Junior Bear (sometimes spelled Junyer or Joonyer).
Tim the Bear The Cleveland Show
Vincent Over The Hedge Grizzly Bear antagonist from the film.
Yogi Bear & Boo Boo The Yogi Bear Show Yogi Bear and Boo-Boo Bear reside in Jellystone Park and would often try to steal picnic baskets while evading Ranger Smith.

Video games[edit]

Character Origin Notes
Banjo Banjo-Kazooie Titular hero.
Gromps Herdy Gerdy
Jing King Sly Cooper Beloved daughter of Panda King.
Kuma Tekken Bodyguard of Heihachi Mishima.
Moneybags Spyro Series A greedy bear who has an obsession and love for money.
Monokuma Danganronpa A robotic black & white bear that takes over Hope's Peak Academy and finds joy in spreading despair.
Naughty Bear Naughty Bear A revenge-driven bear and protagonist of the eponymous game.
Panda Tekken Companion of Ling Xiaoyu.
Panda King Sly Cooper Pyrotechnics expert of the Fiendish Five
Sana Armello Chosen hero of the Bear Clan attuned with nature.[2]
Tediz Conker's Bad Fur Day A group of soldiers under the command of Von Kriplespac
The Grizz Sly Cooper Graffiti artist turned bad and now under the command of Cyrille Le Paradox
Ulfsaar the Ursa Warrior Dota 2 Ulfsaar the Warrior is the fiercest member of an ursine tribe
Volibear League of Legends A fierce and respected warrior of the Ursine
Yumil Lollipop Chainsaw The undead companion of Viking metal zombie Vikke.




  1. ^ Who's who in animated cartoons 
  2. ^ "Armello". Retrieved April 15, 2014.