Edgar Buchanan Biography

Birthday: 1903-03-20
Place of Birth: Humansville, Missouri
Height: 5' 11" (1.80 m) Mini Biography At
Wiki Biography: At the age of seven, he and his family moved to Oregon. After studying at the University of Oregon, he followed in his father's footsteps and became a dentist, graduating from North Pacific Dental College. From 1929 to 1937 he was the practiced oral surgery in Eugene, Oregon. He then moved his practice to Altadena, CA. There he joined the Pasadena Community Playhouse, eventually giving up dentistry at the age of 36 to become an actor. He made his film debut in 1939. His chubby face and gravelly voice were featured in over 100 films, but he is perhaps best known for TV roles in "Judge Roy Bean" (1956), "Petticoat Junction" (1963), and "Cade's County" (1971).

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Cavalcade of America Horace Greeley 1952 Drama
Hopalong Cassidy Red Connors 1952 - 1954
Shane 1953 Drama
Judge Roy Bean Judge Roy Bean 1956
It Started with a Kiss Congressman Richard Tappe 1959 Comedy
Petticoat Junction Uncle Joe Carson 1963 - 1964 Comedy
Destry 1964 - 1964
Cade's County J.J. Jackson / ... 1971 Action
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
She Couldn't Say No Ad Meeker 1930
Too Many Husbands Detective Adolph McDermott 1940 Comedy, Romance
Penny Serenade 1941 Drama, Romance
The Talk of the Town Sam Yates 1942 0, 0
Tombstone, the Town Too Tough to Die Curly Bill Brocius 1942
Abilene Town 1946 Romance
The Sea of Grass 1947 Drama
The Black Arrow Lawless 1948 Action, Adventure, History
The Man from Colorado 1948
The Big Trees 1952 Action, Drama
Shane 1953 0, Fantasy
Human Desire 1954 Drama
Destry 1954
Wichita Doc Black 1955 0, Biography
Rage at Dawn 1955
The Sheepman 1958 Comedy
It Started with a Kiss 1959 Comedy, Romance
The Comancheros 1961 Action, Adventure
Ride the High Country 1962 Adventure, Drama, Romance
Move Over, Darling Judge Bryson 1963 0
Benji Bill 1974