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Richard Buckley (I) (1906–1960)

Richard Buckley was born on April 5, 1906 in Tuolumne, California, USA. He was an actor, known for Song to Song (2017), You Bet Your Life (1950) and Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (1959). He died on November 12, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Song to Song
Song to Song Soundtrack
You Bet Your Life
You Bet Your Life Himself - Comic
Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil
Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil Go Man Van Gogh / Wildman of Wildsville
The Ed Sullivan Show
The Ed Sullivan Show Comedian / Himself - Comedian / Himself - Lord Buckley


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 1959 Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (TV Series)
Wildman of Wildsville / Go Man Van Gogh (voice, as Lord Buckley)
 1952 We're Not Married!
Mr. H.D. Graves (uncredited)
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 2017 Song to Song (performer: "The Train" - as Lord Buckley)
 1956 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (1956) ... (performer: "A-Tisket, A-Tasket")
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 1948-1959 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Comedian / Himself - Lord Buckley / Himself - Comedian
- Episode #12.37 (1959) ... Comedian (as Lord Buckley)
- Episode #12.12 (1958) ... Himself - Lord Buckley (as Dick 'Lord' Buckley)
- Episode #2.9 (1948) ... Himself - Comedian
 1956 You Bet Your Life (TV Series)
Himself - Comic
- Episode #7.3 (1956) ... Himself - Comic (as Lord Buckley)
 1951 Penthouse Party (TV Series)
- Episode #1.25 (1951) ... Himself
 1950 The Arthur Murray Party (TV Series)
- Episode #1.19 (1950) ... Himself (as Dick Lord Buckley)
 1950 Versatile Varieties (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 November 1950 (1950) ... Himself
 1950 Texaco Star Theatre (TV Series)
Himself - Comedien
- Episode #3.9 (1950) ... Himself - Comedien (as Dick Buckley)
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 2009 Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America (TV Series documentary)
- Would Ya Hit a Guy with Glasses?: Nerds, Jerks & Oddballs (2009) ... Himself (as Lord Buckley)

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Alternate Names:

Dick 'Lord' Buckley | Dick Lord Buckley | Dick Buckley | Lord Buckley

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Personal Quote:

(On his nightclub appearances): "When I wasn't working a joint...I was smokin' it!" See more »


One of his publicity stunts was to be driven around in a casket in the back of a "flower car" hearse, and when the hearse stopped at a traffic light, Buckey would open the casket and announce his nightclub appearance that night. See more »


Wore a pith helmet during performances

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