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David Buck (1936–1989)

David Buck was born on October 17, 1936 in London, England. He was an actor and writer, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), The Dark Crystal (1982) and The Mummy's Shroud (1967). He was married to Madeline Smith. He died on January 27, 1989 in Esher, England. See full bio »

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(age 52) in Esher, England, UK

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 1989 Chelworth (TV Mini-Series)
Russell Fairless
- A Real House (1989) ... Russell Fairless
- Taking Your Profits (1989) ... Russell Fairless
 1988 King & Castle (TV Series)
Neame
- Hams (1988) ... Neame
 1987 Dear John (TV Series)
the Priest
- A New Member (1987) ... the Priest
 1987 Bulman (TV Series)
Commander Wharton
- W.C. Fields Was Right (1987) ... Commander Wharton
 1987 Heart of the Country (TV Mini-Series)
Angus Patrick
- 'Till I'm on My Feet (1987) ... Angus Patrick
- You Have to Have Someone (1987) ... Angus Patrick
- What You Need Is a Helping Hand (1987) ... Angus Patrick
- Why Wasn't I Told? (1987) ... Angus Patrick
 1986 The Great White Mountain (TV Movie)
de Saussure
 1984 Mr. Palfrey of Westminster (TV Series)
Springer
- Once Your Card Is Marked (1984) ... Springer
 1974-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Richard Bradford / Derek Glynn
- Big Deal: Part 1 (1984) ... Richard Bradford
- Falling Stars: Part 1 (1974) ... Derek Glynn
 1984 Bergerac (TV Series)
Stephen Crane
- A Cry in the Night (1984) ... Stephen Crane
 1983 Mansfield Park (TV Mini-Series)
Mr. Price
- Episode #1.6 (1983) ... Mr. Price
- Episode #1.5 (1983) ... Mr. Price
 1983 The Cleopatras (TV Mini-Series)
Ventidius
- 35 BC (1983) ... Ventidius
 1981 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Father
- The Boy Who Talked with Animals (1981) ... Father
 1980 Minder (TV Series)
Billy Gilpin
- You Gotta Have Friends (1980) ... Billy Gilpin
 1980 Play for Today (TV Series)
Major Ian Anderson
- Chance of a Lifetime (1980) ... Major Ian Anderson
 1980 Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson (TV Series)
Chesney
- The Case of Magruder's Murder (1980) ... Chesney
 1979 Henry V (TV Movie)
Earl of Westmoreland
 1979 Danger UXB (TV Series)
Stephen Mount
- The Quiet Weekend (1979) ... Stephen Mount
 1978 The Lord of the Rings
Gimli (voice)
 1978 1990 (TV Series)
George Molloy
- Hire and Fire (1978) ... George Molloy
 1977 Leap in the Dark (TV Series)
Peter McEwan
- The Ghost of Ardachie Lodge (1977) ... Peter McEwan
 1975 The Venturers (TV Series)
Tom Prince
- Dangerous and the Lonely Hearts (1975) ... Tom Prince
- Sentimental Journey (1975) ... Tom Prince
- The Cannibals (1975) ... Tom Prince
- The Leak (1975) ... Tom Prince
- Gentleman's Agreement (1975) ... Tom Prince
 1974 Father Brown (TV Series)
John Strake
- The Dagger with Wings (1974) ... John Strake
 1973 Late Night Theatre (TV Series)
Wilson
- 1939 (1973) ... Wilson
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
John Azon
- Vocal (1973) ... John Azon
 1973 Woodstock (TV Series)
Markham Everard
- Part 5 (1973) ... Markham Everard
- Part 4 (1973) ... Markham Everard
- Part 3 (1973) ... Markham Everard
- Part 2 (1973) ... Markham Everard
- Part 1 (1973) ... Markham Everard
 1972 Suspicion (TV Series)
Martin Keller
- Reasonable Doubt (1972) ... Martin Keller
 1972 Jason King (TV Series)
Olivier
- Toki (1972) ... Olivier
 1972 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Martin
- Nearly the End of the Picture (1972) ... Martin
 1971 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Bryn Gurney
- Fly on the Wall: The Designer (1971) ... Bryn Gurney
 1971 Doomwatch (TV Series)
Isaac Prentice
- The Islanders (1971) ... Isaac Prentice
 1970 Taste of Excitement
Paul Hedley
 1969 Detective (TV Series)
Ian Firth
- Elimination Round (1969) ... Ian Firth
 1969 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Jon Hoff
- Target Generation (1969) ... Jon Hoff
 1969 Mosquito Squadron
Sqn. Ldr. David 'Scotty' Scott
 1968 Journey to the Unknown (TV Series)
Paul Amory
- Jane Brown's Body (1968) ... Paul Amory
 1968 Deadfall
Salinas
 1968 The Sunday Play (TV Series)
Peter Ransome
 1963-1967 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Lt. Kenneth Boyd / Dick Chappell
- Little Moon of Alban (1967) ... Lt. Kenneth Boyd
- For King and Country #2: The Barricade (1963) ... Dick Chappell
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Mark Greely
- A Brilliant Future Behind Him (1967) ... Mark Greely
 1967 The Mummy's Shroud
Paul Preston
 1966 Mystery and Imagination (TV Series)
Richard Beckett / Host
- The Phantom Lover (1966) ... Richard Beckett / Host
- Carmilla (1966) ... Richard Beckett
- The Flying Dragon (1966) ... Richard Beckett / Host
- The Beckoning Shadow (1966) ... Richard Beckett / Host
- Room 13 (1966) ... Richard Beckett / Host
 1966 The Survivors (TV Movie)
Charles Canut
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Steven
 1966 This Man Craig (TV Series)
Ivor Fallon
- The Golden Key to Knowledge (1966) ... Ivor Fallon
 1966 The Idiot (TV Mini-Series)
Prince Myshkin
 1966 Thirteen Against Fate (TV Series)
Charles Canut
- The Survivors (1966) ... Charles Canut
 1964-1965 Theatre 625 (TV Series)
Winston Smith / Ben Curtin / Yanek
- The Long House (1965) ... Ben Curtin
- The Just (1964) ... Yanek
 1964 Thursday Theatre (TV Series)
David Rodingham
- Write Me a Murder (1964) ... David Rodingham
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
Gordon Leigh
- Arranged for Strings (1964) ... Gordon Leigh
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Rob
 1964 Second City Reports (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Exclusion (1964) ... Various Characters
- Culture (1964) ... Various Characters
- Crazes (1964) ... Various Characters
- Opinion (1964) ... Various Characters
- Love (1964) ... Various Characters
 1964 Teletale (TV Series)
Allan
- The Break (1964) ... Allan
 1963 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Alan
- A Way of Living (1963) ... Alan
 1963 Dr. Syn, Alias the Scarecrow
Harry Banks
 1963 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Harry Banks
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 3 (1963) ... Harry Banks
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 2 (1963) ... Harry Banks
- The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh: Part 1 (1963) ... Harry Banks
 1963 Espionage (TV Series)
Jacques
- To the Very End (1963) ... Jacques
 1963 As You Like It (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1962 The Cherry Orchard (TV Movie)
Yasha
 1959 A Midsummer Night's Dream (TV Movie)
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He acted in Eugène Ionesco's plays, "The Chairs" and "The Lesson", at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with George Devine, Joan Plowright, Frances Cuka and Edgar Wreford in the cast. Tony Richardson was the director. See more »
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Father, with Madeline Smith, of a son.

Star Sign:

Libra

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