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Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen, born Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr. was an American character actor and dancer. A performer for seven decades, he had starring roles as Jed Clampett in the long-running television series "The Beverly Hillbillies" and as the title character in the 1970s detective series "Barnaby Jones". Ebsen was cast as the original Tin Man in 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz", but fell ill, reacting to the aluminum dust in his makeup, and was forced to drop out of the film.


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Born:
Apr 2, 1908 In Belleville, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
49
First Appeared:
In the movie Broadway Melody of 1936 1935-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself 2004-02-25
Known For
Filmography
Movie Judy Garland: By Myself Himself 2004-02-25
Movie That's Entertainment! III (archive footage) 1994-07-01
Movie Working Tra$h Vandevere Lodge 1990-11-26
Movie James Stewart's Wonderful Life (archive footage) 1988-11-22
Movie Stone Fox Grandpa 1987-03-30
Movie That's Dancing! 1985-01-01
Series Matt Houston 1982-09-26
Movie The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies 1981-10-06
Movie Fire on the Mountain John Vogelin 1981-11-23
Movie Leave Yesterday Behind Doc 1978-01-11
Movie The Bastard Benjamin Edes 1978-05-22
Movie Smash-Up on Interstate 5 Al Pearson 1976-02-02
Movie That's Entertainment! (archive footage) 1974-06-21
Movie The Horror at 37,000 Feet Glenn Farlee 1973-02-13
Movie The President's Plane Is Missing Vice President Kermit Madigan 1973-10-23
Movie The Daughters of Joshua Cabe Joshua Cabe 1972-09-13
Movie The Andersonville Trial Dr. John Bates 1970-05-17
Movie The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band Calvin Bower 1968-04-19
Movie Mail Order Bride Will Lane 1964-03-10
Movie The Interns Dr. Sidney Wohl 1962-08-08
Movie Fury River Sergeant Hunk Marriner 1961-09-14
Movie Mission of Danger Hunk Marriner 1960-01-01
Movie Frontier Rangers Sergeant Hunk Marriner 1959-01-01
Series Northwest Passage Sergeant Hunk Marriner 1958-09-14
Movie Davy Crockett and the River Pirates George Russel 1956-07-18
Movie Attack Sfc. Tolliver, Fox Co. 1956-09-19
Movie Disneyland, U.S.A Himself - as George Russel 1956-12-20
Movie Between Heaven and Hell Pvt. Willie Crawford 1956-10-11
Movie Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier George Russel 1955-05-25
Movie Red Garters Ginger Pete 1954-02-09
Movie Night People M/Sgt. Eddie McColloch 1954-03-11
Movie Silver City Bonanza Gabe Horne 1951-03-01
Movie Thunder in God's Country Happy Hooper 1951-04-07
Movie Rodeo King and the Senorita Muscles Benton 1951-07-15
Movie Utah Wagon Train 'Snooper' Trent 1951-10-14
Movie Under Mexicali Stars Homer Oglethorpe 1950-11-20
Movie Sing Your Worries Away Tommy Jones 1942-03-06
Movie They Met in Argentina Duke Ferrel 1941-04-25
Movie Parachute Battalion Jeff Hollis 1941-09-12
Movie Four Girls in White Express, an Orderly 1939-01-27
Movie The Kid From Texas 'Snifty' 1939-04-14
Movie Hollywood Hobbies Himself (uncredited) 1939-05-03
Movie The Girl of the Golden West Alabama 1938-03-18
Movie Yellow Jack Jellybeans 1938-05-19
Movie My Lucky Star Buddy 1938-09-09
Movie Broadway Melody of 1938 Peter Trot 1937-08-20
Movie Captain January Paul Roberts 1936-04-17
Movie Banjo on My Knee Buddy 1936-12-11
Movie Broadway Melody of 1936 Ted Burke 1935-09-20
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