Buddy Ebsen bio

Birth Name: Christian Rudolph Ebsen Jr

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Belleville

Date Of Birth: April 2, 1908

Date Of Death: July 6, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Buddy Ebsen was born on the 2nd of April, 1908. He was known for being a TV Actor. Actor and dancer who played the role of Jed Clampett on the series, The Beverly Hillbillies and is also well known as the eponymous character Barnaby Jones.

Buddy Ebsen was born in Belleville. As a child, he learned how to dance with his sisters in his father’s dance studio in Orlando. He was the original Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz, but he got sick from the makeup and had to drop out of the film.

Buddy Ebsen was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Buddy Ebsen’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Buddy Ebsen was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Christian Rudolph Ebsen Jr is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Buddy’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Buddy Ebsen’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Buddy Ebsen’s parents.

Associated with

José Zúñiga

TV Actor

Marcus Zane

TV Actor

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Buddy Ebsen kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Buddy Ebsen was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Christian Rudolph Ebsen Jr
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Buddy Ebsen was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Buddy Ebsen was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Buddy Ebsen had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Buddy Ebsen’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest TV Actor in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Buddy Ebsen’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Dallas Young

TV Actor

Ja’ Siah Young

TV Actor

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with new details about Buddy Ebsen. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.