Bart Braverman

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Bart Braverman
Bartley Louis Braverman

(1946-02-01) February 1, 1946 (age 78)
Other namesBart Bradley
Years active1951–2017
RelativesCharles Braverman (brother)

Bartley Louis Braverman (born February 1, 1946) is an American former actor, best known for playing Binzer on the ABC primetime series Vega$ (1978–1981).[1] Braverman has also guest starred on many television shows.

Early years[edit]

Bart Braverman is the son of producer Herb Braverman and actress Kendall Carly Browne.[2] His brother, Chuck Braverman, is a television director and producer.[2]

Braverman was billed as Bart Bradley in many of his early roles.[citation needed]


Braverman made his professional acting debut as a child actor in milk commercials, along with his brother. From 1955 to 1962, the child then teen Braverman appeared on single episodes of various television series, including I Love Lucy,[1] Have Gun - Will Travel and Wagon Train. He played an Indian boy in Rawhide, S2 E8 "Incident of the Haunted Hills" which aired 11/5/1959, credited as Bart Bradley. His film roles include two credited roles, for Cell 2455 Death Row (1955) and 20 Million Miles to Earth (1957). His last pre-adult credit, also marking his last credit as Bart Bradley, was a 1962 episode of Bachelor Father.

Braverman did not return to acting until he was 29, appearing in a 1975 episode of Columbo. He appeared steadily on television, with occasional film roles (including Alligator (1980) and 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)), for the next 42 years. Other television roles included episodes of Seinfeld, M*A*S*H, and Shameless, and a voice role on Fangface.

Braverman may be best known for his main cast role playing Dan Tanna's field assistant and legman, Bobby "Binzer" Borso, on Vega$, from 1978 to 1981, or his co-starring role in the 1982–83 television series The New Odd Couple.

Braverman also has made frequent appearances on the game show Match Game during its run in syndication from 1979 to 1982. In 1979 and 1980, he also appeared on the game shows Password Plus with Vega$ co-star Robert Urich. In 1984, he appeared on Match Game-Hollywood Squares Hour.



Year Title Role Notes
1955 Cell 2455 Death Row Young Whit credited as Bart Bradley
1956 Somebody Up There Likes Me Boy uncredited
1957 This Could Be the Night Boy in Class uncredited
1957 20 Million Miles to Earth Pepe credited as Bart Bradley
1957 The Hired Gun Pablo uncredited
1958 Voice in the Mirror Gene Devlin uncredited
1976 The Great Texas Dynamite Chase Freddie
1980 Alligator Kemp
1990 White Palace additional voice voice role
1999 Running Red Mercier Direct-to-video
2015 Aguruphobia Ahmed


Year Title Role Notes
1956 The Bob Hope Chevy Show Himself Episode: "Kim Novak, Pearl Bailey, Vic Damone, Ken Murray" (credited as Bart Bradley)
1956 I Love Lucy Giuseppe Episode: "Lucy Gets Homesick in Italy" (credited as Bart Bradley)
1959 Have Gun – Will Travel Pedro Season 1 Episode 39: "The Statue of San Sebastian" (credited as Bart Bradley)
1959 77 Sunset Strip Guido Orsini Season 1 Episode 29: "A Bargain in Tombs" (credited as Bart Bradley)
1960 ‘’Lawman’’ Dennis Deaver Season 2 Episode 20: “The Kids” (credited as Bart Bradley)
1961 Wagon Train Evening Star Episode: "The Patience Miller Story" (credited as Bart Bradley)
1975 Columbo 2nd picketer Episode: "A Case of Immunity"
1976–78 Magic Mongo Ace
1978–81 Vega$ Bobby "Binzer" Borso Main cast
1978–80 Fangface Puggsy (voice) 32 episodes
1982–83 The New Odd Couple Roy Main cast
1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 Mr. Parker Episode: "It's Only a Test"
1997 Seinfeld Zubin Episode: "The Betrayal"
1998 From the Earth to the Moon Older Sahjid Miniseries, Episode: "Le voyage dans la lune"
2000 The West Wing Shapiro Episode: "20 Hours in L.A."
2007 The Suite Life of Zack and Cody Ambassador Episode: "Aptitude"
2011 Shameless Doorman Episode: "Frank Gallagher: Loving Husband, Devoted Father"
2012 Castle Cabbie Episode: "After Hours"


  1. ^ a b Witbeck, Charles (January 27, 1980). "Braverman: Star at 5, 5th Banana on 'Vegas'". The Palm Beach Post. Retrieved February 15, 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Actress Kendall Carly Browne Dies at 99". The Hollywood Reporter. 2018-01-29. Retrieved 2018-02-24.

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