Parley Baer created the full name of his character, Chester Wesley Proudfoot, on the radio version of Gunsmoke.
During his years as a struggling young actor, Parley Baer worked as a ringmaster in a circus.
Parley Baer provided the voice of Ernie the Elf on Keebler cookies commercials.
Parley Baer: Radio is the most nearly perfect medium for an actor. If you have an audience of 5 million people listening to you, you're giving 5 million performances.