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Parley Baer

Actor. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, he was a veteran character performer of more then 40 films and countless televisions shows. He began his career on radio in the 1940s, being featured on programs such as "A Tooth for Paul Revere", "Dragnet", "Lux Radio Theatre", "The Whistler" and many more. For TV, his credits included "Ozzie and Harriet", "Gunsmoke", "The Rifleman" "Green Acres", "Hogan's Heroes", "Dukes of Hazard" and his role as Mayor Stoner on the "The Andy Griffith Show", series. He also was the voice of Ernie Keebler on the Keebler cookies commercials in the 1990s. For features films, he appeared in "To Kill a Mocking Bird" (1962)", plus many Disney Studio Films to include "The Ugly Dachshund", "Follow the Boys" and "Those Calloways". He died of a stroke at age 88 in Los Angeles, California.

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Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Actor
He Lived His Life With Talent, Humor
And Most Of All Love


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  • Originally Created by: Kenneth McNeil
  • Added: 25 Nov 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6954122
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Parley Baer (5 Aug 1914–22 Nov 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6954122, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .