Actor John Baer among achievers in York High’s Class of 1941
Class President Dan Meckley’s York Sunday News piece takes note that actor John W. Baer graduated in the William Penn High School Class of 1941. http://www.ydr.com/search/ci_3898204
Baer, off the screen in the 1970s, had a long list of screen credits including TV credits for “The Adventures of Superman,” “The Green Hornet” and “Mission Impossible.” http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0046359/
(IMDb has screen credits achieved by other York countians, http://www.imdb.com/BornWhere?York,%20Pennsylvania,%20USA.
A 50th anniversary booklet for Bill Penn’s Class of 1941, edited by Jeffrey C. Bortner, says this of Baer:
“Worked and lived in Spain, Canary Island and the Philippines;starred and co-starred in numerous movies, television shows and TV films including “PT-109″, and “Beneath These Waters” as exec. Officer of a submarine commanded by Ronald Reagan; Retired from dramatics and real estate business to pursue creative writing … ”
“High Chaparral” is one of Baer’s TV credits. He would have worked with Dallastown-native Cameron Mitchell. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0593192/
It would have been interesting to listen in as they no doubt swapped stories about their home county.