Although he also appeared in shows of such well-known tv shows as Johnny Midnight and Dennis the Menace, Baer could very well be best remembered for his jobs in the Andy Griffith Present (as Mayor Stoner); The Little as well as the Restless (as Mls Dugan); as well as the Ventures of Ozzie and Harriet (simply because Darby). He started his entertainment profession being a circus and radio performer. His early radio credits are the Whistler (on the CBS-affiliated local radio place) and Stories of the Tx Rangers (on NBC Radio). He made an appearance in some Keebler cookie advertisements. He was raised in Sodium Lake Town, Utah, and afterwards settled in LA, California. His relationship to circus performer Ernestine Clarke lasted from 1946 until Clarke’s loss of life in 2000 and led to daughters called Dale and Kim. He performed a small function in the 1962 Rosalind Russell and Natalie Timber movie Gypsy.