Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen

Born Apr 2, 1908
  • Actor, Dancer, Film Producer
Net Worth
$2 Million
Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr., known as Buddy Ebsen, 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 Hillbillies and as the title character in the 1970s detective series Barnaby Jones...

Buddy Ebsen Stats


: Christian Rudolf Ebsen Jr., Christian Rudolph Ebsen Jr., Christian Rudolph Ebsen, Jr, Christian Ludolph Ebsen Jr., Christian Ludolf Ebsen, Jr.


: Actor, Dancer, Film Producer


: 6 ft 3 in (1.92 m)


: Danish American | Latvian American


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: April 2, 1908

Place of Birth

: Belleville

Date of Death

: July 6, 2003

Place of Death

: Torrance

Cause of Death

: Pneumonia

Buddy Ebsen Film Roles

  1. Breakfast at Tiffany's
    Doc Golightly
    Breakfast at Tiffany's
  2. Broadway Melody of 1938
  3. Broadway Melody of 1936
  4. Parachute Battalion
  5. Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier
    George Russel
  6. Captain January
    Paul Roberts
  7. Mail Order Bride
    Mail Order Bride
  8. Davy Crockett and the River Pirates
    George Russel
    Davy Crockett and the River Pirates
  9. Attack
    Sfc. Tolliver, Fox Co.
  10. The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band

Buddy Ebsen TV Starring Roles

  1. The Beverly Hillbillies
    Jed "JD" Clampett
    The Beverly Hillbillies
  2. Barnaby Jones
  3. Northwest Passage
  4. Davy Crockett
  5. Matt Houston
    Matt Houston

Buddy Ebsen TV Guest Roles

  1. The Prime Mover
  2. The Andersonville Trial
  3. A Fire Fighting We Will Go
    A Fire Fighting We Will Go
  4. Lena Horne / Zero Mostel / Buddy Ebsen
  5. High Lonesome Country

Buddy Ebsen Books

  1. The other side of Oz
  2. Kelly's Quest
  3. Polynesian Concept