Bear Grylls

Producer, Writer

Producer, Writer


Bear Grylls was born on June 7, 1974 in Isle of Wight, England as Edward Michael Bear Grylls. He is a producer and writer, known for You vs. Wild (2019), Running Wild with Bear Grylls (2014) and Hostile Planet (2019). He has been married to Shara Cannings-Knight since 2000. They have three children.
Birth date
1974-06-07
Awards
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys.
Height
5' 11½" (1.82 m)

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerWorld's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji
(TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes) - The Only Sane Ones Are the Crazy Ones (2020) ... (executive producer) - We Can't Go Back, And We Can't Go Forward (2020) ... (executive producer) - 3, 2, 1... Go! (2020) ... (executive producer)
2020
ProducerRunning Wild with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Alex Honnold in the Swiss Alps (2020) ... (executive producer) - Bobby Bones in Norway Fjords (2020) ... (executive producer) - Zachary Quinto in the Panama Jungle (2020) ... (executive producer) - Channing Tatum in the Mountains of Norway (2019) ... (executive producer) - Armie Hammer in Sardinia (2019) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2019-2020
ProducerHostile Planet
(TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Polar (2019) ... (executive producer) - Deserts (2019) ... (executive producer) - Jungles (2019) ... (executive producer) - Grasslands (2019) ... (executive producer) - Oceans (2019) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2019
ProducerYou vs. Wild
(TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes) - Myth of the Abandoned Mine (2019) ... (executive producer) - Land of the Dragons (2019) ... (executive producer) - A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 2 (2019) ... (executive producer) - A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 1 (2019) ... (executive producer) - Lost on Snow Mountain (2019) ... (executive producer) Show all 8 episodes
2019
ProducerShark Week
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Bear vs. Shark (2018) ... (executive producer)
2018
ProducerCelebrity Island with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - Arrival (2016) ... (executive producer)
2016
ProducerSurvivor Games with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes) - Episode #1.12 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.11 (2016) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.10 (2015) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.9 (2015) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (executive producer) Show all 12 episodes
2015-2016
ProducerThe Island with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes) - The Men's Island 6 (2015) ... (executive producer: Bear Grylls Ventures) - The Men's Island 5 (2015) ... (executive producer: Bear Grylls Ventures) - The Men's Island 4 (2015) ... (executive producer: Bear Grylls Ventures) - The Men's Island 3 (2015) ... (executive producer: Bear Grylls Ventures) - The Women's Island 2 (2015) ... (executive producer: Bear Grylls Ventures) Show all 13 episodes
2014-2015
ProducerBear Grylls: Mission Survive
(TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes) - Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.5 (2015) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.4 (2015) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (executive producer) Show all 6 episodes
2015
ProducerBear Grylls: Surviving the Island
(TV Special documentary) (executive producer: Bear Grylls Ventures)
2014
ProducerGet Out Alive with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) - The Wild Is Revealing (2013) ... (executive producer)
2013
ProducerWorst-Case Scenario
(TV Series) (co-producer - 2 episodes) - Downed Powerline/Dog Attack (2010) ... (co-producer) - Burning Vehicle/Boating Accident (2010) ... (co-producer)
2010
RoleTitleYear
WriterRunning Wild with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) (format by - 8 episodes) - Alex Honnold in the Swiss Alps (2020) ... (format by) - Bobby Bones in Norway Fjords (2020) ... (format by) - Zachary Quinto in the Panama Jungle (2020) ... (format by) - Channing Tatum in the Mountains of Norway (2019) ... (format by) - Armie Hammer in Sardinia (2019) ... (format by) Show all 8 episodes
2019-2020
WriterYou vs. Wild
(TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes) - Myth of the Abandoned Mine (2019) ... (creator) - Land of the Dragons (2019) ... (creator) - A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 2 (2019) ... (creator) - A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 1 (2019) ... (creator) - Lost on Snow Mountain (2019) ... (creator) Show all 8 episodes
2019
WriterBear Grylls: Mission Survive
(TV Series) (devised by - 7 episodes) - Episode #2.6 (2016) ... (devised by) - Episode #2.5 (2016) ... (devised by) - Episode #2.4 (2016) ... (devised by) - Episode #2.3 (2016) ... (devised by) - Episode #2.2 (2016) ... (devised by) Show all 7 episodes
2015-2016
RoleTitleYear
ThanksSurvival T.V. The Movie!
(grateful acknowledgment)
2016
ThanksCommunity TV
(Short) (special thanks)
2009
RoleTitleYear
SelfYou vs. Wild
(TV Series) Self / Self - Host - Episode #2.1 (2021) ... Self - Host - Myth of the Abandoned Mine (2019) ... Self - Land of the Dragons (2019) ... Self - A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 2 (2019) ... Self - A Venomous Adventure, Pt. 1 (2019) ... Self Show all 9 episodes
2019-2021
SelfEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Episode #39.301 (2020) ... Self - Shaq and Sharks! (2020) ... Self - Episode #35.216 (2016) ... Self - Episode dated 6 January 2010 (2010) ... Self
2010-2020
SelfThe Kelly Clarkson Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Summer Staycation #34 (2020) ... Self - Guest
2020
SelfGMA3: What You Need to Know
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.50 (2020) ... Self
2020
SelfLive with Kelly and Ryan
(TV Series) Self - Bear Grylls/Science Bob (2020) ... Self - Henry Golding/Bear Grylls (2019) ... Self - Katie Lowes/Bear Grylls/Anna Chlumsky (2019) ... Self - Episode dated 9 July 2013 (2013) ... Self
2013-2020
SelfWorld's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji
(TV Series) Self - Host - Go, Fiji Go! (2020) ... Self - Host - If We Don't Move Fast, We're Doomed (2020) ... Self - Host - I've Been Waiting to Do This the Whole Race (2020) ... Self - Host - To Stop Is to Die (2020) ... Self - Host - The Only Sane Ones Are the Crazy Ones (2020) ... Self - Host Show all 10 episodes
2020
SelfToday
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Episode dated 12 August 2020 (2020) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 19 October 2018 (2018) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 25 May 2017 (2017) ... Self - Episode dated 11 July 2016 (2016) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 10 July 2015 (2015) ... Self - Guest Show all 8 episodes
2011-2020
SelfGood Morning Britain
(TV Series) Self / Self - Adventurer and Survival Expert - Episode dated 12 May 2020 (2020) ... Self - Episode dated 10 December 2018 (2018) ... Self - Adventurer and Survival Expert
2018-2020
SelfThe One Show
(TV Series) Self / Self - Guest - Episode dated 8 May 2020 (2020) ... Self - Episode dated 13 November 2019 (2019) ... Self - Episode dated 19 December 2018 (2018) ... Self - Episode dated 15 November 2017 (2017) ... Self - Episode #6.233 (2011) ... Self - Guest Show all 6 episodes
2011-2020
SelfThe Big Night In
(TV Special) Self
2020
SelfRunning Wild with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) Self - Host / Self - Alex Honnold in the Swiss Alps (2020) ... Self - Bobby Bones in Norway Fjords (2020) ... Self - Zachary Quinto in the Panama Jungle (2020) ... Self - Host - Channing Tatum in the Mountains of Norway (2019) ... Self - Host - Dave Bautista in Glen Canyon, Arizona (2019) ... Self - Host Show all 40 episodes
2014-2020
SelfMichael McIntyre's Big Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #5.1 (2019) ... Self - Guest
2019
SelfGMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke
(TV Series) Self - Bear Grylls (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfLoose Women
(TV Series) Self - Episode #24.33 (2019) ... Self - Episode #18.26 (2013) ... Self - Episode #16.177 (2012) ... Self - Episode #13.192 (2009) ... Self
2009-2019
SelfThe Island with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) Self - Surviving Treasure Island (2019) ... Self - Treasure Island 5 (2019) ... Self - Treasure Island 4 (2019) ... Self (voice) - Treasure Island 3 (2019) ... Self (voice) - Treasure Island 2 (2019) ... Self (voice) Show all 44 episodes
2014-2019
SelfMan vs. Wild
(TV Series) Self / Self - presenter / Self - Host / ... - Man vs. Wild with Bear Grylls and Prime Minister Modi (2019) ... Self - Working the Wild (2011) ... Self - Host - New Zealand: Land of the Maori (2011) ... Self - presenter - Utah: Red Rock Country (2011) ... Self - Iceland: Land of Fire and Ice (2011) ... Self - presenter Show all 78 episodes
2006-2019
SelfGranada Reports
(TV Series) Self - Chief Scout - 2 August 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019) ... Self - Chief Scout
2019
SelfBreakfast
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 13 July 2019 (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfHumans of Our World: The Journey
(Documentary) Self
2019
SelfThis Morning
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 31 May 2019 (2019) ... Self - Episode dated 13 February 2015 (2015) ... Self - Episode dated 23 June 2011 (2011) ... Self
2011-2019
SelfHostile Planet
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Narrator / Self - Host - Polar (2019) ... Narrator - Deserts (2019) ... Narrator - Jungles (2019) ... Narrator - Grasslands (2019) ... Self - Host - Oceans (2019) ... Self - Host Show all 6 episodes
2019
SelfThe Late Show with Stephen Colbert
(TV Series) Self - Craig Ferguson/Ronda Rousey/Bear Grylls (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfTotally Christmas
(TV Special) Self
2018
SelfBear's Mission With...
(TV Series) Self - Gareth Southgate (2018) ... Self - Warwick Davis (2018) ... Self - Rob Brydon (2017) ... Self - Anthony Joshua (2017) ... Self
2017-2018
SelfCentral Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Survival Expert - 28th November 2018 Late News (2018) ... Self - Survival Expert - 28th November 2018 Evening News (2018) ... Self - Survival Expert
2018
SelfStand Up to Cancer
(TV Special) Self
2018
SelfCelebrity Island with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) Self - Presenter / Self - Host - Surviving The Island (2018) ... Self - Presenter - The End (2018) ... Self - Presenter - Hunger & A Pig (2018) ... Self - Presenter - Meat Or Fish? (2018) ... Self - Presenter - Conflict And Storms (2018) ... Self - Presenter Show all 17 episodes
2016-2018
SelfThe Jonathan Ross Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - guest / Self - Episode #13.6 (2018) ... Self - Guest - Amy Schumer, Bear Grylls, Riz Ahmed and Olly Murs (2016) ... Self - guest - Bear Grylls, Kylie Minogue, Russell Howard and Muse. (2012) ... Self
2012-2018
SelfShark Week
(TV Series documentary) Self / Host / Self - Actor - Bear vs. Shark (2018) ... Self / Host - Shark Week's 50 Best Bites (2018) ... Self - Actor
2018
SelfWimbledon
(TV Series) Self - Spectator - 2018: Day 11, Part 4 (2018) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited) - 2018: Day 11, Part 3 (2018) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited) - 2018: Day 11, Part 2 (2018) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited) - 2018: Day 11, Part 1 (2018) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited) - 2016: Day 10 - Men's Quarter-Finals, Part 4 (2016) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited) Show all 11 episodes
2014-2018
SelfThe Sidemen Show
(TV Series) Self - HUNTING THE SIDEMEN (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfBear Grylls: Face the Wild
(TV Series) Self - Southern Discomfort (2018) ... Self - L.A. Unplugged (2018) ... Self - Kick the Bucket-List (2018) ... Self - Wander Woman (2018) ... Self - Hurricane Lester (2018) ... Self Show all 10 episodes
2018
SelfCelebrity Page
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.183 (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfMegyn Kelly Today
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode #1.160 (2018) ... Self - Guest
2018
SelfBear Grylls: Survival School
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.7 (2017) ... Self - Episode #1.12 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.11 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.10 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Self Show all 13 episodes
2016-2017
SelfNational Lottery Awards 2017
(TV Special) Self
2017
SelfAmerican Dad!
(TV Series) Self - The Bitchin' Race (2017) ... Self (voice)
2017
SelfThe Red Nose Day Special
(TV Special) Self
2017
SelfBritain at War: Imperial War Museums at 100
(TV Movie) Self
2017
SelfAbsolute Wild China with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) Self - Yao Ming (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfAlan Carr's 12 Stars of Christmas
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.5 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.3 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.2 (2016) ... Self - Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfAccess Daily
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 11 July 2016 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfTop Gear
(TV Series) Self - Special Guest - Episode #23.4 (2016) ... Self - Special Guest
2016
SelfBear Grylls: Mission Survive
(TV Series) Self - Host - Episode #2.6 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #2.5 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #2.4 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #2.2 (2016) ... Self - Host Show all 12 episodes
2015-2016
SelfFlat TV
(TV Mini-Series) Self - The Package (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfAnt & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
(TV Series) Self - Episode #13.3 (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfSurvivor Games with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) Self - Host - Episode #1.12 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #1.11 (2016) ... Self - Host - Episode #1.10 (2015) ... Self - Host - Episode #1.9 (2015) ... Self - Host - Episode #1.8 (2015) ... Self - Host Show all 12 episodes
2015-2016
SelfToday at Wimbledon
(TV Series) Self - Spectator - 2015: Day 9 (2015) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited) - 2014: Day 13 (2014) ... Self - Spectator (uncredited)
2014-2015
SelfBear Grylls: Breaking Point
(TV Series documentary) Self - Trees and Insects (2015) ... Self - Claustrophobia (2015) ... Self - Heights (2015) ... Self - Rats and Spiders (2015) ... Self - Picky Eaters (2015) ... Self Show all 6 episodes
2015
SelfBear Grylls: Escape from Hell
(TV Series) Self / Self - presenter - Jungle (2014) ... Self - Compilation (2013) ... Self - Mountains (2013) ... Self - Canyons (2013) ... Self - Desert (2013) ... Self - presenter Show all 7 episodes
2013-2014
SelfBear Grylls Wild Weekends
(TV Series) Self - Bear's Wild Weekend with Ben Stiller (2014) ... Self - Bear's Wild Weekend with Stephen Fry (2013) ... Self - Bear's Wild Weekend with Jonathan Ross (2012) ... Self - Bear's Wild Weekend with Miranda (2011) ... Self
2011-2014
SelfPiers Morgan's Life Stories
(TV Series) Self - Bear Grylls (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfSunrise
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 23 July 2014 (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfBear Grylls: Surviving the Island
(TV Special documentary) Self
2014
SelfThe Graham Norton Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Dawn French/Kirsten Dunst/Bear Grylls/Conchita Wurst/Sam Smith (2014) ... Self - Guest - Cameron Diaz/Kathy Griffin/Bear Grylls/Friendly Fires (2011) ... Self - Guest
2011-2014
SelfBear Grylls: Everest After the Avalanche
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Host
2014
SelfShort Poppies
(TV Series) Self - Bill Napier (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfBear Grylls: Man vs Everest
(Documentary) Self - Host
2014
SelfThe Michael McIntyre Chat Show
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfBackchat
(TV Series) Self - Bear Grylls, Rylan Clark and Louie Spence (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfGet Out Alive with Bear Grylls
(TV Series) Self - Host - No Guts, No Glory (2013) ... Self - Host - Frozen Planet (2013) ... Self - Host - The Wild Is Revealing (2013) ... Self - Host
2013
SelfWho Wants to Be a Millionaire
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 1 January 2013 (2013) ... Self
2013
SelfBear Grylls' How to Stay Alive
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Host
2012
SelfFine Dining with Bear Grylls
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Host
2012
SelfA Day in the Life of Bear Grylls
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Host
2012
SelfSports Alpha: Bear Grylls
(Short) Self
2012
SelfRachael Ray
(TV Series) Self - Rach's All-American Hot Dog (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self - Episode #20.137 (2012) ... Self - Episode #18.24 (2010) ... Self - Episode #14.206 (2006) ... Self
2006-2012
SelfJimmy Kimmel Live!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #10.108 (2012) ... Self - Episode #9.161 (2011) ... Self - Episode #5.20 (2007) ... Self
2007-2012
SelfAlan Carr: Chatty Man
(TV Series) Self - Episode #7.5 (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfLate Night with Jimmy Fallon
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 30 August 2011 (2011) ... Self - Guest
2011
Self8 Out of 10 Cats
(TV Series) Self - Episode #11.4 (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfWall of Fame
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panellist - Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Self - Guest Panellist
2011
SelfSunday Night
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 13 March 2011 (2011) ... Self
2011
SelfWorst-Case Scenario
(TV Series) Self / Self - Host - Toxic Gas Leak/Man on Fire (2010) ... Self - Home Break In/Terror Threat (2010) ... Self - Road Rage/Panicked Crowd Stampede (2010) ... Self - Mountain Bike Disaster/Run for Your Life (2010) ... Self - Elevator Plunge/Blackout (2010) ... Self Show all 12 episodes
2010
SelfThe Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Zach Braff/Bear Grylls/Tony Bennett (2009) ... Self - Guest
2009
SelfLate Show with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Episode #16.161 (2009) ... Self - Guest - Episode #15.107 (2008) ... Self - Guest - Episode dated 13 June 2007 (2007) ... Self
2007-2009
SelfThe Justin Lee Collins Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.10 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfTV Burp
(TV Series) Self - The Best of TV Burp 4 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfLast Call with Carson Daly
(TV Series) Musical Guest - Episode dated 5 May 2008 (2008) ... Musical Guest
2008
SelfLate Night with Conan O'Brien
(TV Series) Self - Episode #14.169 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfFriday Night with Jonathan Ross
(TV Series) Self - Episode #12.10 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfRichard & Judy
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 19 March 2007 (2007) ... Self
2007
SelfEscape to the Legion
(TV Series documentary) Self
2005
SelfThrough the Keyhole
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 30 January 2002 (2002) ... Self
2002
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageEntertainment Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Episode #39.293 (2020) ... Self - Episode #39.90 (2019) ... Self - Episode #37.245 (2018) ... Self - Episode dated 16 July 2016 (2016) ... Self
2016-2020
Archive footageSpise med Price
(TV Series documentary) Self - Norge (2019) ... Self (uncredited)
2019
Archive footageRichPlanet TV
(TV Series documentary) Self - Hiding from Terror (2018) ... Self
2018
Archive footageWeekend Sunrise
(TV Series) Self - British Adventurer and Survivor - Episode dated 29 October 2017 (2017) ... Self - British Adventurer and Survivor
2017
Archive footageSunrise
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 26 May 2017 (2017) ... Self - Episode dated 25 August 2016 (2016) ... Self
2016-2017
Archive footageExtra with Billy Bush
(TV Series) Self - Episode #23.226 (2017) ... Self
2017
Archive footageGood Morning Britain
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 20 March 2017 (2017) ... Self
2017
Archive footageToo Much TV
(TV Series) Self - Presenter, Bear Grylls: Mission Survive - Episode #1.25 (2016) ... Self - Presenter, Bear Grylls: Mission Survive - Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Self - Presenter, Bear Grylls: Mission Survive
2016
Archive footageThe 7PM Project
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 9 September 2015 (2015) ... Self
2015
Archive footageThe Graham Norton Show
(TV Series) Self - Guest / Self - Compilation (2014) ... Self - Guest - Compilation (2011) ... Self
2011-2014
Archive footageThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno
(TV Series) Self - Carrying Olympic Torch on Zipline / Self - Episode #20.162 (2012) ... Self - Carrying Olympic Torch on Zipline - Episode #18.107 (2010) ... Self
2010-2012