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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 You Bet Your Life (1950), Matty's Funnies with Beany and Cecil (1959) and The Ed Sullivan Show (1948). He died on November 12, 1960 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

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 - Lord Buckley
Penthouse Party
Penthouse Party Himself


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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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 1956 You Bet Your Life (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #7.3 (1956) ... (performer: "A-Tisket, A-Tasket")
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 1958-1959 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Comedian / Himself - Lord Buckley
- Episode #12.37 (1959) ... Comedian (as Lord Buckley)
- Episode #12.12 (1958) ... Himself - Lord Buckley (as Dick 'Lord' Buckley)
 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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Dick 'Lord' Buckley | Dick Lord Buckley | Dick Buckley | Lord Buckley

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Performed both comic and dramatic vocal works, often based on historical figures, classic literature or flights of fantasy, in what one critic described as "word jazz"; a free-flowing, almost improvisational style somewhere between rap and classical storytelling, peppered with inventive slang and visualizations. See more »


Wore a pith helmet during performances

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