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Edgar Buchanan


Mostly Credited As: Edgar Buchanan
Birth Name: William Edgar Buchanan
Date Of Birth: March 20, 1903 (Age 76)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Humansville, Missouri
Date Of Death: April 04, 1979
Cause Of Death: A stroke complicated by pneumonia in Palm Desert,
Height: 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Edgar Buchanan




TV Appearances

Main cast 
Cade's County (1971)As: J. J. Jackson
Petticoat Junction (1963)As: Uncle Joe Carson
Judge Roy Bean (1955)As: Judge Roy Bean
Hopalong Cassidy (1952)As: Red Connors
Episode Cast Credits 

The Partridge Family (1970) 
  M is for the Many Things 03x02: (Sep/22/1972) As Judge McElwreath 

The Mod Squad (1968) 
  Welcome to the Human Race, Levi Frazee! 03x08: (Nov/10/1970) As Hargis 

Green Acres (1965) 
  Everybody Tries to Love a Countess 05x02: (Oct/04/1969) As Uncle Joe Carson 
  Hail to the Fire Chief 04x03: (Oct/16/1968) As Uncle Joe Carson 
  Hail to the Fire Chief 04x03: (Oct/16/1968) As Uncle Joe Carson 
  The Man For the Job 03x01: (Sep/06/1967) As Uncle Joe Carson 

The Beverly Hillbillies (1962) 
  Christmas in Hooterville 07x14: (Dec/25/1968) As Uncle Joe Carson 
  Christmas in Hooterville 07x14: (Dec/25/1968) As Uncle Joe Carson 
  Granny Goes to Hooterville 07x06: (Oct/30/1968) As Uncle Joe Carson 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Uncle Joe Carson 

Vacation Playhouse (1963) 
  Luke and the Tenderfoot (1) 03x07: (Aug/06/1965) As Luke Herkimer 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Luke Herkimer 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Luke Herkimer 

Dr. Kildare (1961) 
  To Each His Prison 02x32: (May/23/1963) As Judge Manning 
  To Each His Prison 02x32: (May/23/1963) As Judge Manning 
  The Adminstrator 01x16: (Jan/11/1962) As Steve Devitt 

Gunsmoke (1955) 
  Old York 08x34: (May/04/1963) As Dan York 
  Old York 08x34: (May/04/1963) As Dan York 
  Old Dan 07x18: (Jan/27/1962) As Dan Witter 

The Wide Country (1962) 
  Good Old Uncle Walt 01x12: (Dec/13/1962) As Walt Guthrie 
  Good Old Uncle Walt 01x12: (Dec/13/1962) As Walt Guthrie 

Perry Mason (1957) 
  The Case of the Lurid Letter 06x10: (Dec/06/1962) As Judge Edward Daley 
  The Case of the Lurid Letter 06x10: (Dec/06/1962) As Judge Edward Daley 
  The Case of the Perjured Parrot 02x11: (Dec/20/1958) As Andy Templet 
  The Case of the Perjured Parrot 02x11: (Dec/20/1958) As Andy Templet 

Thriller (US) (1960) 
  'Til Death Do Us Part 02x24: (Mar/12/1962) As Doc 
  'Til Death Do Us Part 02x24: (Mar/12/1962) As Doc 

The Twilight Zone (1959) 
  The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank 03x23: (Feb/23/1962) As Doc Bolton 
  The Last Rites of Jeff Myrtlebank 03x23: (Feb/23/1962) As Doc Bolton 

The Andy Griffith Show (1960) 
  Aunt Bee's Brief Encounter 02x09: (Dec/04/1961) As Henry Wheeler 

The Rifleman (1958) 
  The Long Goodbye 04x09: (Nov/27/1961) As Grandpa Fogarty, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Long Goodbye 04x09: (Nov/27/1961) As Grandpa Fogarty, [Special Guest Stars]
  The Second Witness 01x23: (Mar/30/1959) As Doc Burrage 
  The Deadly Wait 01x26: (Mar/24/1959) As Doc Burrage 

Bus Stop (US) (1961) 
  The Man from Bootstrap 01x09: (Nov/26/1961) As Judge Neal 
  The Man from Bootstrap 01x09: (Nov/26/1961) As Judge Neal 

The Tall Man (1960) 
  The Judas Palm 02x07: (Oct/21/1961) As Archie Keogh 

Tales of Wells Fargo (1957) 
  The Repentant Outlaw 05x35: (May/29/1961) As Doc Dawson 
  The Repentant Outlaw 05x35: (May/29/1961) As Doc Dawson 
  Doc Dawson 05x03: (Sep/19/1960) As Doc Dawson 
  Bob Dawson 03x31: (Apr/20/1959) As Bob Dawson 

Bringing Up Buddy (1960) 
  Big Game Hunter 01x31: (May/29/1961) As Capt. Cunningham 
  Big Game Hunter 01x31: (May/29/1961) As Capt. Cunningham 

Maverick (1957) 
  The Cactus Switch 04x18: (Jan/15/1961) As Red Daniels 
  Duel at Sundown 02x19: (Feb/01/1959) As Jed Christiansen 
  Duel at Sundown 02x19: (Feb/01/1959) As Jed Christiansen 
  Island in the Swamp 02x11: (Nov/30/1958) As David Forge 

Leave It to Beaver (1957) 
  Uncle Billy 04x14: (Dec/31/1960) As Uncle Billy 
  Captain Jack 01x02: (Oct/11/1957) As Captain Jack 
  Captain Jack 01x02: (Oct/11/1957) As Captain Jack 

Riverboat (1959) 
  Duel on the River 02x11: (Dec/12/1960) As Wingate Pritchard Pardee, [Co-Guest Stars]
  Duel on the River 02x11: (Dec/12/1960) As Wingate Pritchard Pardee, [Co-Guest Stars]

Route 66 (1960) (1960) 
  The Beryllium Eater 01x10: (Dec/09/1960) As Jack McConkie 
  The Beryllium Eater 01x10: (Dec/09/1960) As Jack McConkie 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Abe 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Abe 

Outlaws (1960) (1960) 
  Starfall: Part 2 01x08: (Dec/01/1960) As Nulty 
  Starfall: Part 1 01x07: (Nov/24/1960) As Nulty 

Wagon Train (1957) 
  The Jane Hawkins Story 04x10: (Nov/30/1960) As Ben Mattox 
  The Jane Hawkins Story 04x10: (Nov/30/1960) As Ben Mattox 
  The John Darro Story 01x08: (Nov/06/1957) As Thaddeus Briscoe 

Bonanza (1959) 
  The Trail Gang 02x11: (Nov/26/1960) As Hallelujah Hicks 
  The Trail Gang 02x11: (Nov/26/1960) As Hallelujah Hicks 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As John Henry Hill 

Bat Masterson (1958) 
  Debt of Honor 03x01: (Sep/29/1960) As Cactus Charlie 

Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1955) (1955) 
  Coyote Moon 05x04: (Oct/18/1959) As Pops 

Wanted: Dead or Alive (1958) 
  Amos Carter 01x36: (May/09/1959) As Chester Blake 
  Railroaded 01x28: (Mar/14/1959) As Pop Michaels 
  Railroaded 01x28: (Mar/14/1959) As Pop Michaels 

Trackdown (1957) 
  The Trick 02x30: (Apr/15/1959) As Tully Saxon 
  The Trick 02x30: (Apr/15/1959) As Tully Saxon 

Lawman (1958) 
  The Captives 01x15: (Jan/11/1959) As Jess Miller 
  The Captives 01x15: (Jan/11/1959) As Jess Miller 

The Millionaire (1955) 
  The William Vaughan Story 05x08: (Oct/22/1958) As William Vaughn 
  The William Vaughan Story 05x08: (Oct/22/1958) As William Vaughn 

General Electric Theater (1953) 
  Silent Ambush 06x16: (Jan/26/1958) As Doc 
  Silent Ambush 06x16: (Jan/26/1958) As Doc 
  Bargain Bride 05x28: (Apr/07/1957) As Parson Meachum 
  The Road That Led Afar 05x10: (Nov/25/1956) As Preacher Bailey 

Climax! (1954) 
  Deadly Climate 03x46: (Aug/29/1957) As Grandpa 
  Deadly Climate 03x46: (Aug/29/1957) As Grandpa 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Spencer 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Spencer 

Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1951) 
  Switch Station 06x33: (May/17/1957) As Henry Maguire 

Cavalcade of America (1952) 
  Stay On, Stranger! 03x22: (May/03/1955) As Doc Mathew 
  Stay On, Stranger! 03x22: (May/03/1955) As Doc Mathew 
  Petticoat Doctor 03x13: (Jan/25/1955) As Horace Greeley 
  One Nation Indivisible 02x12: (Dec/22/1953) As Horace Greeley 

Laramie (1959) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Cletus McBain 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Cletus McBain 

Stoney Burke (1962) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Dawes 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Dawes 

National Velvet (1960) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Grandpa Harwell 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Grandpa Harwell 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Grandpa Harwell 

Bronco (1958) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Pop Owens 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Pop Owens 

Studio One (1948) 
  ??x??: (Unknown/Unaired) As Dan Ferris 
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Trivia

Edgar appeared in 164 different TV shows and Films from 1939 to 1974. His very first professional acting gig was playing “Bartender Dan” in 1939 in the Crime Dram Film “My Son Is Guilty”.

He is most remembered for his roles in “Green Acres”, “Petticoat Junction”, “Hopalong Cassidy”, “Maverick” and “The Rifleman” and a few appearances in “The Beverly Hillbillies” & “Laramie”.

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