Bernardo in the 1920 film was Diego's mute milk brother confidant and co-conspirator the only person to know Diego's secret he also pretends to be deaf the better to overhear the plans of Zorro's enemies unable to speak Bernardo uses sign language to communicate he also makes all the gadgets that's Zorro might need Edit

This character was portrayed by Tote Du Crow then this character was made popular by Gene Sheldon in the Disney series even though in some Versions he can appear as Diego's servant in the original stories he was Diego's milk brother in this version just like in the 2005 Zorro novel Bernardo becomes a mute after his mothers death he also where's the mask occasionally when Diego and Zorro need to appear together Edit