Buddy Ebsen

Barnaby Jones
1908 - 2003

Buddy Ebsen  American Actor

Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr., known as Buddy Ebsen (April 2, 1908 – July 6, 2003), was an American character actor and dancer. A performer for seven decades, he had starring roles as Jed Clampett in the long-running CBS television series The Beverly H...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship41 yrs
Shortest Relationship13 yrs
Average Relationship Length24 yrs, 6 mths
First Name Buddy
Middle Name Rudolph
Last Name Ebsen
Full Name at Birth Christian Rudolph Ebsen Jr
Age 95 (age at death) years
Birthday 2nd April, 1908
Birthplace Belleville, Illinois
Died 6th July, 2003
Place of Death Torrance, California
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 6' 3½" (192 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt and Pepper
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Beverly Hillbillies, Barnaby Jones
Year(s) Active 1928–2001
Official Websites http://www.buddyebsen.com/
Father Christian Ludolf Ebsen
Mother Frances Wendt Ebsen
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Buddy Ebsen95 AriesActor
Dorothy Knott-
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Ruth Cambridge-


Bonnie Wolcott
Female27th August, 195164 years old
Nancy Kiersten
Female14th January, 195858 years old
Male13th April, 195957 years old

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King of the Hill1997 Chet Elderson TV Show
Burke's Law1994 Louie Pike TV Show
The Beverly Hillbillies1993 Barnaby Jones Movie
Working Tra$h1990 Vandevere Lodge TV Movie
Stone Fox1987 Grandpa TV Movie
CBS Summer Playhouse1987 Buddy Tucker TV Show
Milroy: Santa's Misfit Mutt1987 Santa Claus (voice) Movie
Finder of Lost Loves1984 Walter Lewis TV Show
The Yellow Rose1983 Toat Gilmore TV Show
Matt Houston1982 Roy Houston TV Show
Fire on the Mountain1981 John Vogelin TV Movie
The Return of the Beverly Hillbillies1981 Jed Clampett TV Movie
The Paradise Connection1979 Stuart Douglas TV Movie
Leave Yesterday Behind1978 Doc TV Movie
The Bastard1978 Benjamin Edes TV Movie
The Critical List1978 Charles Sprague TV Movie
Smash-Up on Interstate 51976 Al Pearson TV Movie
The Tiny Tree1975 Squire Badger (Narrator) (voice) Short Film
The Horror at 37,000 Feet1973 Glenn Farlee TV Movie
The President's Plane Is Missing1973 Vice President Kermit Madigan TV Movie
Tom Sawyer1973 Muff Potter TV Movie
Barnaby Jones1973 Barnaby Jones TV Show
The Daughters of Joshua Cabe1972 Joshua Cabe TV Movie
Alias Smith and Jones1971 Phil Archer, George Austin TV Show
Cannon1971 Barnaby Jones TV Show
The Andersonville Trial1970 Dr. John Bates TV Movie
Night Gallery1969 Doc Soames (segment "The Waiting Room") TV Show
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band1968 Calvin Bower Movie
Hawaii Five-O1968 Professor Ambrose Pierce TV Show
The Dean Martin Show1965 TV Show
Mail Order Bride1964 Will Lane Movie
Mr. Kingston1964 Movie
The Interns1962 Dr. Sidney Wohl Movie
The Beverly Hillbillies1962 Jed Clampett TV Show
Westinghouse Presents: That's Where the Town Is Going1962 George Prebble TV Movie
Breakfast at Tiffany's1961 Doc Golightly Movie
Bus Stop1961 Virge Blessing TV Show
Gunslinger1961 Jed Spangler TV Show
King of Diamonds1961 Anderson TV Show
Checkmate1960 Pete O'Mara TV Show
The Andy Griffith Show1960 David Browne TV Show
The Barbara Stanwyck Show1960 Dr. Mark Carroll TV Show
The Best of the Post1960 The Trumpet Man TV Show
Adventures in Paradise1959 Ben Curtis TV Show
Black Saddle1959 Gurney Rhodes TV Show
Bonanza1959 Cactus Murphy, Sheriff Jesse Sanders TV Show
Johnny Ringo1959 Matt Sample TV Show
Lock Up1959 Curly Simmons TV Show
Rawhide1959 George Stimson, Will Kinch TV Show
Riverboat1959 Niles Cox TV Show
The Twilight Zone1959 Jimbo Cobb TV Show
77 Sunset Strip1958 Baxter Kellogg TV Show
Bronco1958 Sergeant Cass TV Show
Northwest Passage1958 Sergeant Hunk Marriner TV Show
Westinghouse Desilu Playhouse1958 Bret TV Show
Have Gun - Will Travel1957 Bram Holden, Marshal Elmo Crane TV Show
Maverick1957 Nero Lyme, Rumsey Plumb, Sheriff Scratch Madden TV Show
Tales of Wells Fargo1957 Lou Reese TV Show
Attack1956 Sfc. Tolliver - Fox Co. Movie
Between Heaven and Hell1956 Pvt. Willie Crawford Movie
Playhouse 901956 Froelich, Phil TV Show
Corky and White Shadow1956 Sheriff Matt Brady TV Show
Strange Stories1956 TV Show
Gunsmoke1955 Drago, Print Quimby, Hannibal Bass TV Show
Screen Directors Playhouse1955 Fred TV Show
The Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater1955 Mike Applegate TV Show
Night People1954 Sgt. Eddie McColloch Movie
Red Garters1954 Ginger Pete Movie
Climax!1954 Gaffney, Ben TV Show
Studio 571954 Ira Farr TV Show
Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color1954 George Russel TV Show
G.E. True Theater1953 Pa Jericho TV Show
Omnibus1952 Pat Humbert TV Show
Broadway Television Theatre1952 Henry Williams TV Show
Chevron Theatre1952 TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Ripplehissian gang TV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951 Jed Clampett TV Show
Rodeo King and the Senorita1951 Muscles Benton Movie
Silver City Bonanza1951 Gabe Horne Movie
Gruen Guild Theater1951 the Genie TV Show
Thunder in God's Country1951 Happy Hooper Movie
Utah Wagon Train1951 Snooper Movie
Lux Video Theatre1950 Paul TV Show
Under Mexicali Stars1950 Homer Oglethorpe Movie
Stars Over Hollywood1950 TV Show
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948 TV Show
Sing Your Worries Away1942 Tommy Jones Movie
Parachute Battalion1941 Jeff Hollis Movie
They Met in Argentina1941 Duke Ferrel Movie
Four Girls in White1939 Express Movie
The Wizard of Oz1939 The Tin Man Movie
The Kid from Texas1939 'Snifty' Movie
My Lucky Star1938 Buddy Movie
The Girl of the Golden West1938 'Alabama' Movie
Yellow Jack1938 'Jellybeans' Movie
Broadway Melody of 19381937 Peter Trot Movie
Banjo on My Knee1936 Buddy Movie
Born to Dance1936 'Mush' Tracy Movie
Captain January1936 Paul Roberts Movie
Broadway Melody of 19361935 Ted Movie
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RoosterJul 31, 2011

Wasn't he allergic to rust or something?

Mike MartinApr 2, 2010

Buddy Ebsen great actor and come to find out a great dancer,

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