Max Baer Jr.

Film and television actor, producer and director

Maximilian Adalbert Baer Jr. (born December 4, 1937) is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. He is best known for playing Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies. He directed the 1979 comedy Hometown U.S.A. before retiring to his home at Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

Max Baer Jr.
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As Jethro in 1962
Maximilian Adalbert Baer Jr.

(1937-12-04) December 4, 1937 (age 83)
OccupationFilm and television actor, producer, director
Years active1960–1991
Spouse(s)Joanne Kathleen Hill (1966-1971; divorced)
Parent(s)Max Baer Sr. and Mary Ellen Sullivan

With the 2015 death of The Beverly Hillbillies co-star Donna Douglas, Baer is the only surviving cast member.[1]


  1. "Max Baer Jr. On Donna Douglas: 'She Was Elly May Until The Day She Died' - RumorFix - The Anti Tabloid". RumorFix - The Anti Tabloid. Retrieved May 6, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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