Max Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was an American boxer of the 1930s (one-time Heavyweight Champion of the World) as well as a professional wrestler and referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of twice World Champion boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of actor Max Baer, Jr. (best known as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies). Baer is rated #22 on Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.

Max Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was an American boxer of the 1930s (one-time Heavyweight Champion of the World) as well as a professional wrestler and referee, and had an occasional role on film or television. He was the brother of twice World Champion boxing contender Buddy Baer and father of actor Max Baer, Jr. (best known as Jethro Bodine on The Beverly Hillbillies). Baer is rated #22 on Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.

Actress Myrna Loy With Primo Carnera & Max Baer~Wow my great grand dad fought Max Baer.

Actress Myrna Loy With Primo Carnera & Max Baer~Wow my great grand dad fought Max Baer.

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Max Baer publicity-A.jpg

Jerry Lewis with boxer Max Baer and his son, actor Max Baer Jr.

Jerry Lewis with boxer Max Baer and his son, actor Max Baer Jr.

With boxer Max Baer and his actor son Max Baer Jr.  1958

With boxer Max Baer and his actor son Max Baer Jr. 1958

Max Baer vs Joe Louis - All Rounds ! - YouTube

Max Baer vs Joe Louis - All Rounds ! - YouTube

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