(10/26/56) Radio: Appeared in "Family Theater of the Air" episode "You Remiond Me of Me".
Charles Buchinski | Chas. Buchinski | Charles Buchinsky
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on wife Jill Ireland
's terminal illness] When you love someone you feel their pain. It's why some husbands go through morning sickness when their wives are pregnant. But to ever talk about it is difficult. I wouldn't tell Jill how I felt. I behaved in such a way that was opposite to how I felt. I must have seemed strong to her. I didn't want to bring her down. It was like keeping the stiff upper...
From a family of Polish descent, he grew up in a western Pennsylvania coal-mining town. Like all the men in his family, he worked in the mines, but hated it and used a variety of means to escape it (including the military and, eventually, acting). His expertise with tunneling and working underground turned out to be quite helpful when making The Great Escape
(1963) in the role of "Tunnel King" ...
Distinctive, gravelly voice