One day, while Buddy was preparing for his role in a Coppertone suntan lotion commercial, the casting directors spotted his sister. Young Jodie, aged three, soon appeared in his place -- in one of the most popular ads in history, having her swimsuit pulled down by a dog to reveal her little lily-white bottom.
By the age of eight, Jodie had appeared in over 40 ads and appeared on such shows as "Adam-12," "The Courtship Of Eddie's Father," and "Daniel Boone." She made her screen debut in 1968, in Mayberry RFD and went on to a blockbuster Hollywood career. And Buddy? He gave up acting and became a construction worker.