Bruce Yarnell, Actor: Irma la Douce. Bruce Yarnell was born on December 28, 1935 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Irma la Douce (1963), The Legend of Robin Hood (1968) and Bonanza (1959). He was married to Joan Patenaude. He died on November 30, 1973 in California.