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Buck (Character)
from Fail Safe (1964)

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Biography:
Buck is the interpreter for the President when he is talking to Soviet Leader on the "red phone". See more »

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  1. Fail Safe (2000) (TV) Played by Noah Wyle

  2. Fail Safe (1964) Played by Larry Hagman
    ... aka "Fail-Safe" - USA (original title)
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  1. Fonda on Fonda (1992) (TV) Played by Larry Hagman

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Quotes:
From Fail Safe (1964)
The President: How did you get to be a translator, Buck? You don't seem the academic type.
Buck: [nervously] I guess I have a talent for languages, sir. I hear a language once I pick it right up. I don't even know how. They found out about it in the Army.
The President: You sound sorry they did.
Buck: No, sir. It's a very interesting job.
[pauses]
Buck: That is, most of the time.
The President: Well, you did a good job today, Buck.
Buck: Thank you, sir. All I did was repeat what he said.
The President: You didn't freeze up. Another man might have.
Buck: You're the one who didn't, sir.
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