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      Parley Baer

      Parley Baer

      Highest Rated: 95% Dave (1993)

      Lowest Rated: Not Available

      Birthday: Aug 5, 1914

      Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

      A character actor whose six-decade career encompassed more than 60 motion pictures, 1,600 television shows and 15,000 radio programs, Parley Baer was never a household name but his voice and face were familiar to generations of listeners and viewers. Originally a circus ringmaster, Baer began his career in radio in 1933, and became a fixture of the medium, appearing on shows such as "The Count of Monte Cristo," "Lux Radio Theater," "Screen Directors' Playhouse," "Cisco Kid," "Red Ryder," "My Friend Irma," "My Favorite Husband" and, in his most well-known role, "Gunsmoke," where he originated the role of Chester Proudfoot.

      Highest rated movies

      Dave
      Pickup on South Street
      Gypsy
      Almost an Angel
      License to Drive
      Two on a Guillotine

      Photos

      WAKE ME WHEN IT'S OVER, from left: Ernie Kovacs, Parley Baer, 1960. ©20th Century Fox, TM & Copyright THE YOUNG LIONS, Lee Van Cleef, Parley Baer, Dean Martin, Montgomery Clift, 1958, TM and Copyright (c) 20th Century-Fox Film Corp. All Rights Reserved DOCTOR DETROIT, Dan Aykroyd, Parley Baer, 1983. (c)Universal Pictures THE FBI STORY, Parley Baer, James Stewart, 1959

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      95% 72% Dave Senate Majority Leader (Character) $61.0M 1993
      33% 49% Almost an Angel George Bealeman (Character) $6.5M 1990
      24% 61% License to Drive Grandpa Anderson (Character) $21.1M 1988
      No Score Yet 38% Cry for the Strangers Doc Phelps (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Murder in Texas Ann's attorney (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Young Maverick Unknown (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rodeo Girl Doc Tanner (Character) - 1980
      No Score Yet 43% The Time Machine Henry Haverson (Character) - 1978
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Incredible Rocky Mountain Race Farley Osmond (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't Push, I'll Charge When I'm Ready Phil Parsons (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet 45% The Amazing Dobermans Septimus (Character) - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Winner Take All Bob (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Punch and Jody Dan Baxter (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Coming of Age The Reverend (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet 56% Skin Game Mr. Claggart (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Strange Monster of Strawberry Cove Mayor (Character) - 1971
      No Score Yet 31% The Over-the-Hill Gang Rides Again The Mayor (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sheriff Braden (Character) - 1970
      No Score Yet 33% Young Billy Young Bell (Character) - 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wake Me When the War Is Over Erhardt's Butler (Character) - 1969
      No Score Yet 43% Day of the Evil Gun Wilford (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet 77% Follow Me, Boys! Mayor (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 73% The Ugly Dachshund Mel Chadwick (Character) - 1966
      No Score Yet 36% The Money Trap Banker (uncredited) (Character) - 1966
      0% 36% Two on a Guillotine Jules "Buzzy" Sheridan (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet 50% Marriage on the Rocks Dr. Newman (uncredited) (Character) - 1965
      No Score Yet 33% Bedtime Story Col. Williams (Character) - 1964
      No Score Yet 53% Those Calloways Doane Shattuck (Character) - 1964
      64% 74% Gypsy Mr. Kringelein (Character) - 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Fever in the Blood Charles `'Charlie'` Bosworth (Character) - 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Slowest Gun in the West Collingswood (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet 40% Wake Me When It's Over Col. Archie Hollingsworth (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet 49% Cash McCall Harvey Bannon (Character) - 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet End of the Rope Oldham (Character) - 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Drango George Randolph (Character) - 1957
      93% 89% Pickup on South Street Headquarters Communist in chair (uncredited) (Character) - 1953
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fearless Fagan Emil Tauchnitz (Character) - 1952
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Air Cadet Major Jim Evans (Character) - 1951
      No Score Yet 83% Comanche Territory Boozer (Character) - 1950

      TV

      Credit
      76% 78% Star Trek: Voyager Old Man 1 (Guest Star) 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Coach Frank (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet 91% The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Unknown (Guest Star) 1993
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mad About You The Husband (Guest Star) 1993
      No Score Yet 90% Quantum Leap Dr. Rogers (Guest Star) 1991
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hunter Bert (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet 93% The Golden Girls Chester (Guest Star) 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Newhart Unknown (Guest Star) 1984-1985 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Dukes of Hazzard Doc Appleby (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      1981 1983-1984
      No Score Yet 94% Three's Company Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      66% No Score Yet Archie Bunker's Place Unknown (Guest Star) 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hart to Hart Unknown (Guest Star) 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Disney's Wonderful World Mayor Hi Plommer (Character) 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hello, Larry Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Little House on the Prairie J.W. Diamond (Guest Star) 1976 1980
      No Score Yet No Score Yet B.J. and the Bear Unknown (Guest Star) 1980
      No Score Yet 76% Incredible Hulk Unknown (Guest Star) 1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Charlie's Angels Unknown (Guest Star) 1978-1979
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries Unknown (Guest Star) 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Streets of San Francisco Jack Leopold (Guest Star) 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Apple's Way Mr. Alfredd (Guest Star) 1974
      No Score Yet 100% Kung Fu Unknown (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet 41% Bewitched Ed Franklin (Guest Star) 1966-1967 1970-1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Here's Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mod Squad Koger (Guest Star) 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Green Acres Mr. Treffinger (Guest Star) 1965 1967-1968 1971
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Walt Disney's Disneyland Mayor Hancock (Character) 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Petticoat Junction Unknown (Guest Star) 1965-1967 1969-1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mannix Archie (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet 100% Hogan's Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 1965-1967 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Doris Day Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lassie Austin Redmond (Guest Star) 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Second Hundred Years Widdicomb (Guest Star) 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Lucy Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1962 1964-1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Judson Travers (Guest Star) 1966-1967
      No Score Yet 54% I Dream of Jeannie General Whiston (Guest Star) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Laredo Unknown (Guest Star) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jericho Unknown (Character) 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Fugitive Lee Burroughs (Guest Star) 1964 1967
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Perry Mason Ian Jarvis (Guest Star) 1961-1963 1965-1966
      100% 94% The Addams Family Mr. Henson (Guest Star) 1965-1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonanza Unknown (Guest Star) 1961 1964 1966
      No Score Yet No Score Yet F Troop Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Favorite Martian Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Farmer's Daughter Otto Olsen (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hazel Unknown (Guest Star) 1965
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Joey Bishop Show Judge (Guest Star) 1964
      92% 86% The Outer Limits Dr. Bernard Stone (Character) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet 77 Sunset Strip Charlie Cornwall (Guest Star) 1964
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Wagon Train Clyde Montgomery (Guest Star) 1962-1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dr. Kildare Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Rawhide Unknown (Guest Star) 1963
      No Score Yet 100% The Andy Griffith Show Mayor Stoner (Guest Star) 1962-1963
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Laramie Fred McAllen (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Have Gun -- Will Travel Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bachelor Father Unknown (Guest Star) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dick Powell Theatre Lt. Hockberg (Character) 1962
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Rifleman Unknown (Guest Star) 1959 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bus Stop Unknown (Guest Star) 1961
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Law and Mr. Jones Unknown (Guest Star) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Thriller Unknown (Character) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Startime Unknown (Character) 1960
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lock Up Unknown (Guest Star) 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Zane Grey Theater Unknown (Character) 1956 1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet Unknown (Guest Star) 1957-1959
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Trackdown Ronald Desmond (Guest Star) 1958
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The 20th Century-Fox Hour Unknown (Character) 1957
      No Score Yet 97% I Love Lucy Unknown (Guest Star) 1955 1957
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Showcase 39 Unknown (Character) 1957
      No Score Yet 85% Alfred Hitchcock Presents Police Detective Grant (Character) 1956
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Man Behind the Badge Fallon (Character) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Father Knows Best Unknown (Guest Star) 1955
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dragnet Unknown (Guest Star) 1952