Max Baer
Date of Birth
Feb 11, 1909
Birth Place:
Omaha, NE

Biography

Boxing champ Max Baer made his film acting bow in The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933). This MGM "special" co-starred Baer with Walter Huston and Myrna Loy--not to mention his fellow pugilists Jack Dempsey, Primo Carnera, Jesse Willard, Jim Jeffries and Stranger Lewis. Though he evinced movie-star potential, Baer would never again have so worthwhile a film role. Nor was he as busy in Hollywood as...