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Richard Bull (actor)

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Birth nameRichard Bull
Birth dateJune 26, 1924(age 92)
Place of birthZion, Illinois, U.S.
OccupationFilm, stage, television actor
SpouseBarbara Collentine (1948 - present)

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Richard Bull (June 26, 1924) is an American film actor, stage actor and television actor.

He is best known for his performance as Nels Oleson, the kindly proprietor of Oleson's Mercantile and the long suffering husband of his wife Harriet on the NBC TV series Little House on the Prairie which aired from 1974 to 1983 and "Doc" on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.

Bull began his stage career at the famous Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. He left Los Angeles in 1994 with his wife Barbara "Bobbi" Collentine to live in Chicago.


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