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Edgar Buchanan [pictures] [edit]
Born: 1903-03-20
Death: 1979-04-04
He was an actor who appeared in such movies as "Benji", "Yuma", "The Over-the-Hill Gang" (and seqel), "Welcome to Hard Times", "The Rounders", "Donovan's Reef", "Ride the High Country", "Cimarron", "Edge of Eternity", "Come Next Spring", "Human Desire", "Shane" (1953), "Rawhide", "Any Number Can Play", "Renegades", "Buffalo Bill", "The Talk of the Town", "Her First Beau" and "My Son Is Guilty". As well, he appeared on such television shows as "Cade's County" (Senior Deputy J.J. Jackson), "The Beverly Hillbillies" (Joseph P. 'Uncle Joe' Carson), "Petticoat Junction" (Joseph P. 'Uncle Joe' Carson), "The Rifleman" (Doc Burrage), "Leave It to Beaver" (Uncle Billy), "Judge Roy Bean" (Judge Roy Bean) and "Hopalong Cassidy" (Red Connors), among numerous guest appearances. A bit of trivia is that he was originally a dentist. He was the father of actor Buck Buchanan. He died of a stroke complicated by pneumonia.
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