Actor Anthony Hopkins had the chance to work with Bart the Bear in two films: Legends of the Fall (1994) and The Edge (1997). According to trainer, Lynn Seus, "Tony Hopkins was absolutely brilliant with Bart...He acknowledged and respected him like a fellow actor. He would spend hours just looking at Bart and admiring him. He did so many of his own scenes with Bart."
BART, the bear,was trained by Doug and Lynn Seus, an Alaskan Kodiak Bear, born 1977, died 2000 at the age of 23. He appeared in several movies: Grizzly, Day of the animals, Growing up Grizzly and Legends of the Fall. He grew to 9'6" and weighed 1500 pounds