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Buchanan was born June 16, 1957 in Hamilton, Scotland. He worked at a local hotel as a bellhop while still a teenager. By the time he turned 14 his parents, both of whom fought alcoholism, died suddenly. He and his five siblings were left alone and his dreams of moving to the U.S. were put on hold. Buchanan went on to work as a bartender and ... See full bio »
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Panic Room
Panic Room Evan Kurlander
General Hospital
General Hospital Duke Lavery / Duke Lavery #1
Port Charles
Port Charles Joshua Temple (2002-2003
The Bold and the Beautiful
The Bold and the Beautiful Dr. James Warwick


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 2017 The Temple (announced)
 2016 Ladies of the Lake (TV Mini-Series)
Alphonse Louis
- Louis (2016) ... Alphonse Louis
 2015 One Night in Hollywood (Short)
 2014 Always
 2013 The Stafford Project (TV Series)
- The Nut Cracker (2013) ... Ian
 2013 Old Dogs & New Tricks (TV Series)
- The Skinny Lady Sings (2013) ... Christoph
- Best Laid Plans (2013) ... Christoph
- Bad Reception (2013) ... Christoph
- Big Fat Gay Wedding (2013) ... Christoph
 2009 Make the Yuletide Gay
Peter Stanford
 2007 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Damien Sands
- Damien Sands (2007) ... Damien Sands
 2007 American Loser
 2005 Yes, Dear (TV Series)
- The Radford Reshuffle (2005) ... Paul
 2005 Laws of Gambling (Short)
 2004 Alias (TV Series)
Johannes Gathrid
- After Six (2004) ... Johannes Gathrid
 2002-2003 Justice League (TV Series)
- Comfort and Joy (2003) ... Ultra-Humanite (voice)
- Injustice for All (2002) ... Ultra-Humanite (voice)
 2002 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
- Unnatural Selection (2002) ... First
 2002 Raising Dad (TV Series)
Dr. Fields
- Daughter Nose Best (2002) ... Dr. Fields
 2001 Charmed (TV Series)
- Exit Strategy (2001) ... Raynor
 2001 Nash Bridges (TV Series)
Franz Planck
- The Partner (2001) ... Franz Planck
 2001 Lying in Wait
 2000 Norm (TV Series)
Jack / Fernando
- Norm vs. the Sacrifice (2000) ... Jack / Fernando
 1999 Batman Beyond (TV Series)
Dr. Abel Cuvier
- Splicers (1999) ... Dr. Abel Cuvier (voice)
 1998 The New Batman Adventures (TV Series)
- Old Wounds (1998) ... Connor (voice)
 1998 Ivory Tower
Andy Pallack
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Prince Laszlo Forsmann
- Where'd the Van Gogh? (1996) ... Prince Laszlo Forsmann
 1995 Gargoyles (TV Series)
- Avalon: Part 1 (1995) ... Constantine (voice)
 1995 The Nanny (TV Series)
Jules Kimball
- Dope Diamond (1995) ... Jules Kimball
 1994 Double Exposure
Roger Putnam
 1993 Blue Flame
 1993 The Cool Surface
 1992 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Jonathan Litman
- The New Producer (1992) ... Jonathan Litman
 1992 Sibs (TV Series)
- Warren and the Married Woman (1992) ... Mitch
 1990 The Flash (TV Series)
Stan Kovacs
- Honor Among Thieves (1990) ... Stan Kovacs
 1990 Room for Romance (TV Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1990)
 1990 Columbo (TV Series)
Sean Brantley
- Columbo Cries Wolf (1990) ... Sean Brantley
 1988 The Seventh Sign
Mr. Huberty
 1986 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Harried Man
- Pretenders (1986) ... Harried Man
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When I was a child, I had an active imagination, like all children do. I didn't think that the way children play, where they pretend to be someone else, had anything to do with acting, but I eventually realized that what children do is exactly what acting is about: becoming someone else. See more »


Born and grew up in Hamilton, Scotland, as the second of six children (two sisters, three brothers). His father worked as a foreman and his mother was a nurse. Both struggled with alcoholism and died by the time Ian was 14. See more »

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