Buddy Ebsen Overview:

Legendary character actor, Buddy Ebsen, was born Christian Ludolph Ebsen Jr. on Apr 2, 1908 in Belleville, IL. Ebsen died at the age of 95 on Jul 6, 2003 in Torrance, CA .

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He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures. On October 20, 1993, Ebsen received the Disney Legends Award for living up to the Disney principals of imagination, skill, discipline, craftsmanship and magic. Ebsen was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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By smumcountry on Apr 24, 2015 From Smum County

April 24, 2015 by smumcounty The Know Your Character Actor series on this blog, in the past, has documented the careers and lives of many actors who most people wouldn?t be familiar with unless they were ardent classic film lovers. But that was the point. I wanted to raise awareness of these too oft... Read full article


Know Your Character Actor –

By smumcountry on Apr 24, 2015 From Smum County

April 24, 2015 by smumcounty The Know Your Character Actor series on this blog, in the past, has documented the careers and lives of many actors who most people wouldn?t be familiar with unless they were ardent classic film lovers. But that was the point. I wanted to raise awareness of these too oft... Read full article


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Buddy Ebsen Quotes:

Sally Burke: Why don't you go back and see Gordon?
Irene Foster: I will not!
Sally Burke: You *came* here to see him, didn't you?
Irene Foster: Yes, but I still have a little pride left.
Ted Burke: So's Gandhi, but he's getting awful thin.


Sfc. Tolliver, Fox Co.: [refusing a drink] Captain, down around where I come from we dearly love our whiskey. But we don't drink with another man unless we respect him.


Davy Crockett: I've been doing some thinking.
George Russel: Me, too. You know, we're pretty far down the river. Ain't it about time we decide where we're going?


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Set up the Ebsen School of Dance in Pacific Palisades, California. When Buddy was young, his father, a physical fitness advocate, taught dance in West Palm Beach, Florida. This is where Buddy and younger sister Vilma Ebsen learned their craft and they appeared in local and school productions.

Future politician and talk show host Jerry Springer, said Ebsen was his childhood television hero.

He served in the Coast Guard during WWII as the executive officer on the Pocatello, a submarine chaser in the North Pacific.

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