Buddy Ebsen

Officer (armed Forces) / Coin Collecting / Film Producer | * 04/02/1908 († 95, 07/06/2003) | Belleville, Illinois, USA
Buddy Ebsen, (born Christian Ludolf Ebsen Jr., April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003; also known as Frank "Buddy" Ebsen) was an American actor and dancer whose career spanned seven decades. His most famous role was as Jed Clampett in the CBS television sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies (1962–1971); afterwards he starred as the title character in the television detective drama Barnaby Jones (1973–1980). Originally a dancer, Ebsen began his career in Broadway Melody of 1936. He also appeared as a dancer with child star Shirley Temple in Captain January (1936). Ebsen was the original choice for the role of the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz, but fell ill due to the aluminum dust in his makeup and was forced to drop out. He appeared with Maureen O'Hara in They Met in Argentina (1941) and June Havoc in ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Western | Comedies

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Movies with Buddy Ebsen as Actor(54)

as (archive footage)1994 That's Entertainment! III
as Vandevere Lodge1990 Working Tra$h
as (archive footage)1988 James Stewart's Wonderful Life
as Grandpa1987 Stone Fox
as John Vogelin1981 Fire on the Mountain
as Stuart Douglas1979 The Paradise Connection
as Benjamin Edes1978 The Bastard
as Al Pearson1976 Smash-Up on Interstate 5
as Squire Badger (Narrator) (voice)1975 The Tiny Tree
as (archive footage)1974 That's Entertainment!
as Muff Potter1973 Tom Sawyer
as Vice President Kermit Madigan1973 The President's Plane Is Missing
as Glenn Farlee1973 The Horror at 37,000 Feet
as Joshua Cabe1972 The Daughters of Joshua Cabe
as Dr. John Bates1970 The Andersonville Trial
as Will Lane1964 Mail Order Bride
as Dr. Sidney Wohl1962 The Interns
as Doc Golightly1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's
as Sergeant Hunk Marriner1961 Fury River
as Hunk Marriner1960 Mission of Danger
as Sergeant Hunk Marriner1959 Frontier Rangers
as Sfc. Tolliver, Fox Co.1956 Attack
as Pvt. Willie Crawford1956 Between Heaven and Hell
as Himself - as George Russel1956 Disneyland, U.S.A
as George Russel1954 Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter
as M/Sgt. Eddie McColloch1954 Night People
as Ginger Pete1954 Red Garters
as Muscles Benton1951 Rodeo King and the Senorita
as Happy Hooper1951 Thunder in God's Country
as 'Snooper' Trent1951 Utah Wagon Train
as Gabe Horne1951 Silver City Bonanza
as Homer Oglethorpe1950 Under Mexicali Stars
as Tommy Jones1942 Sing Your Worries Away
as Duke Ferrel1941 They Met in Argentina
as Jeff Hollis1941 Parachute Battalion
as Express, an Orderly1939 Four Girls in White
as 'Snifty'1939 The Kid From Texas
as himself1939 Hollywood Hobbies
as Buddy1938 My Lucky Star
as Jellybeans1938 Yellow Jack
as Peter Trot1937 Broadway Melody of 1938
as Buddy1936 Banjo on My Knee
as Paul Roberts1936 Captain January
as 'Mush' Tracy1936 Born to Dance
as Ted Burke1935 Broadway Melody of 1936

TV Shows/Series with Buddy Ebsen as Actor(37)

Born: Thursday, 04/02 1908 (April) in Belleville
Died: Sunday, 07/06 2003 (July) in Torrance (aged: 95)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: University of Florida, Rollins College
Children: Kiki Ebsen
Other names for Buddy Ebsen (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr."
Buddy Ebsen frequently works together with these people:
John Dehner (15x, Actor)
Karl Swenson (14x, Actor)
Douglas Heyes (14x, Crew)
R.G. Armstrong (13x, Actor)
Ed Nelson (13x, Actor)
Edgar Buchanan (13x, Actor)
John Larch (13x, Actor)
William Schallert (13x, Actor)
Pat Crowley (13x, Actress)
Lawrence Dobkin (13x, Actor)
Gene Nelson (12x, Actor)
Sid Silvers (8x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:8658, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/10/2020