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Larry Buchanan (1923–2004)

Self-described schlockmeister Larry Buchanan was born Marcus Larry Seale, Jr. on January 31, 1923. Orphaned at an early age, he was sent to a Baptist orphanage. After graduating from high school in Dallas, the 18-year-old turned down a scholarship to study the ministry at Baylor University to accept an apprenticeship in the props department with ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Tucson, Arizona, USA

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 2004 The Copper Scroll of Mary Magdalene (Documentary) (co-director)
 1989 Down on Us
 1969 'It's Alive!' (TV Movie)
 1968 Hell Raiders (TV Movie)
 1967 Creature of Destruction (TV Movie)
 1967 In the Year 2889 (TV Movie)
 1967 Mars Needs Women (TV Movie)
 1967 Sam
 1966 Curse of the Swamp Creature (TV Movie)
 1966 Zontar: The Thing from Venus (TV Movie)
 1965 Attack of the Eye Creatures (TV Movie)
 1965 High Yellow
 1964 Under Age
 1963 Common Law Wife (uncredited)
 1952 Grubstake
 1951 The Cowboy (Short)
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I was doing acting work at Fox - bit pieces with Greg Peck in The Gunfighter and things like that - and grew up more or less as a Fox contract player in about two years. See more »


Had reportedly completed shooting his final film "The Copper Scroll of Mary Magdalene" which was based on the life of Jesus at the time of his death. See more »

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