Then Came Bronson 52 years old

Jim Bronson is a young newspaperman who quits his job following the suicide of his best friend, and sets out on a cross-country trip on his motorcycle in his quest for the meaning of life in which he befriends a runway bride, another searching soul, in this pilot for the TV series of the same name, and theatrically released in some parts of the world including Spain.


Martin Sheen
Martin Sheen

Nick Oresko

Sheree North
Sheree North

Gloria Oresko

Akim Tamiroff
Akim Tamiroff

Papa Bear

Michael Bell
Michael Bell


Gary Merrill
Gary Merrill

Inspector Otis

Then Came Bronson Cast

Name Character
Michael Parks He was 28, 77 years old when he died as Jim Bronson
Lawrence Hauben He was 38, 54 years old when he died
Peter Brocco He was 66, 89 years old when he died
Bonnie Bedelia She was 20, now 73 years old as Temple Brooks
Martin Sheen He was 28, now 81 years old as Nick Oresko
Gary Merrill He was 53, 74 years old when he died as Inspector Otis
Gene Dynarski He was 36, now 89 years old
Art Metrano He was 32, now 85 years old
Michael Bell He was 30, now 83 years old as Petty
Akim Tamiroff He was 69, 72 years old when he died as Papa Bear
Bert Freed He was 49, 74 years old when he died as Editor Carson
Sheree North She was 37, 73 years old when she died as Gloria Oresko
Stanley Schneider
Ted Gehring He was 39, 71 years old when he died
Bruce Mars He was 33, now 85 years old

Then Came Bronson Crew

Name Department
William A. Graham as Director. He was 42 (87) years old when He died Directing
Then Came Bronson poster
Then Came Bronson (52 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, March 23, 1969
  • Runtime: 98 minutes