Max Baer

Max Baer
1909 - 1959
Max Baer  American Boxing

Max Baer dating history


Max Baer was previously married to Mary Ellen Sullivan (1935 - 1959) and Dorothy Dunbar (1931 - 1933).

Max Baer was in relationships with Jean Harlow (1933) and June Knight (1933).

Max Baer had encounters with Mae West (1933) and Greta Garbo (1933).


Max Baer is a member of the following lists: American film actors, International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees and Jewish American sportspeople.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 24 years, 5 months 13 years, 4 months 2 years, 3 months
Dating2 91 years, 4 months 45 years, 8 months -
Encounter2 91 years, 4 months 45 years, 8 months -
Total6 91 years, 4 months 34 years, 10 months 2 years, 3 months


First Name Max
Last Name Baer
Birthday 11th February, 1909
Birthplace Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died 21st November, 1959
Place of Death Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum, Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA
Height 6' 4" (193 cm)
Build Bodybuilder
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Professional Athlete
Occupation Boxing

Maximilian Adelbert Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was an American boxer who was the World Heavyweight Champion from June 14, 1934, to June 13, 1935. His fights were twice (1933 win over Max Schmeling, 1935 loss to James J. Braddock) rated Fight of the Year by The Ring Magazine. Baer was also a boxing referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of heavyweight boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of actor Max Baer Jr.. Baer is rated #22 on Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.

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Partner Comparison

Max Baer50 AquariusBoxing
Mary Ellen Sullivan74 Libra
Greta Garbo84 VirgoActress
Mae West87 LeoActress
Jean Harlow26 PiscesActress
June Knight74 AquariusActress
Dorothy Dunbar90 GeminiActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
MaxMaleMary Ellen Sullivan
JamesMaleMary Ellen Sullivan
MaudeFemaleMary Ellen Sullivan


Once Upon a Horse...1958BenMovie
Utah Blaine1957Gus OrtmannMovie
The Harder They Fall1956Buddy BrannenMovie
Playhouse 901956MikeTV Show
Make Room for Daddy1953Max BaerTV Show
The Abbott and Costello Show1952Killer KingTV Show
Rootin' Tootin' Tenderfeet1952MaxShort Film
Skipalong Rosenbloom1951Butcher BaerMovie
The Champs Step Out1951MaxShort Film
Wine, Women and Bong1951MaxShort Film
Riding High1950Bertie (uncredited)Movie
Two Roaming Champs1950MaxShort Film
Africa Screams1949Grappler McCoyMovie
Bride for Sale1949LitkaMovie
Buckskin Frontier1943TinyMovie
Ladies' Day1943Hippo JonesMovie
The Navy Comes Through1942Coxswain G. BerringerMovie
Two Mugs from Brooklyn1942Professor SamsonMovie
Over She Goes1937Silas MornerMovie
Kids on the Cuff1935Movie
The Prizefighter and the Lady1933SteveMovie
Hollywood on Parade No. A-61933Short Film
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Mike TApr 17, 2007

Maximillian Adelbert Baer Sr., heavyweight boxing World Champ turned movie star. He had affairs with Greta Garbo, Mae West and Jean Harlow. He and Mary Ellen Sulivan were parents of Max Baer Jr.(born 4 Dec 1937), Jethro Beaudine on TV (the Beverly Hillbillies).

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