Home    Contribute    Contact Us    Join    Login   
weht.net weht.net
 
Real Name:

Maximilian Adalbert Baer Jr.

Nickname:

Max Baer Jr.

Category: Show Biz
Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: October 13, 2011
Last Updated: August 13, 2013
 
 
Max Baer Jr.
Claim to fame: Max Baer, Jr. is the son of heavyweight boxing champ Max Baer and had the looks to prove it. His big, hulking frame and handsome face won him the role that turned out to be both blessing and curse, that of Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies. Typecast as a big, dumb hick, Baer had trouble finding work after the show went off the air.
 
 
Max Baer Jr.
Where are they now? Unable to find work as an actor, Baer turned to work behind the camera. He wrote and produced Macon County Line, and directed both Ode to Billy Joe and The Wild McCullochs. A very shrewd businessman who bears no resemblance to his dumb character Jethro, Baer is also trying to break into the gambling business in Las Vegas with plans for a casino based on The Beverly Hillbillies.
 
 
 
References
- No References -
 
 
Follow Us: Follow us on Facebook   Follow us on Pinterest   Follow us on Twitter
Signup to the newsletter
This newsletter is the ONLY use ever made of subscriber addresses, and comes clearly marked as from WEHT.net.
 
Comments
Pointer
V. C. said:
October 17, 2017 9:17 AM
I watched Max as a child and loved him in The Beverly Hillbillies. I wished he was respected in Hollywood and given the opportunity to use his skills and give him work. Many blessings. I love your full name Maximillion, hope to see you on the screen soon
Let your voice be heard!
Your Name is a required field.
Invalid Comment.
 
Submitted by: stuntpope  - 06/08/2004
This 16-year-old boy from Rabun County, Georgia was the only "authentic" local to play the role of The Banjo Boy in John Boorman's disturbing hit movie of 1972 Deliverance. Bill...
Billy Redden
 
Denise Nicholas
Submitted by: stuntpope  - 02/12/2010
Denise Nicholas starred as teacher Liz McIntyre in Room 222 from 1969 to 1974 for which she was twice nominated for Golden Globes.