Timothy Treadwell

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Birthday
29, 1957
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 5, 2003 (46)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
29, 1957
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 5, 2003 (46)

About

Environmentalist who documented his life among the Alaskan bears and worked to promote their welfare, until one turned on him.

Before Fame

He was a frustrated actor when in 1989 he had an epiphany, packed his bags, and spent the next 13 years living with bears.

Trivia

In the middle of the attack on him by an unfamiliar bear his girlfriend turned on the camera, recording the sound, though the lens cap stayed on.

Family Life

He was one of five children born to Val and Carol Dexter of Long Island, New York.

Associated With

His story became the subject of Werner Herzog's documentary, Grizzly Man.