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Victor Buono (1938–1982)


Larger than life, Laughtonesque, and with an eloquent, king-sized appetite for maniacal merriment, a good portion of the work of actor Victor Buono was squandered on hokey villainy on both film and TV. Ostensibly perceived as bizarre or demented, seldom did Hollywood give this cultivated cut-up the opportunity to rise above the deliciously hammy ... See full bio »

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 1982 The Flight of Dragons
Aragh (voice)
 1980-1981 Vega$ (TV Series)
'Diamond' Jim
- The Killing (1981) ... 'Diamond' Jim
 1980 Katmandu (TV Short)
 1980 Taxi (TV Series)
Mr. Caldwell
- Going Home (1980) ... Mr. Caldwell
 1980 Fantasy Island (TV Series)
Dr. Albert Z. Fell
- With Affection, Jack the Ripper/Gigolo (1980) ... Dr. Albert Z. Fell
 1980 More Wild Wild West (TV Movie)
Dr. Henry Messenger
 1980 The Man with Bogart's Face
Commodore Anastas
 1980 Matt and Jenny (TV Series)
Hezikiah Pike
- Mystery of the Pikes (1980) ... Hezikiah Pike
 1979 Better Late Than Never (TV Movie)
Dr. Zoltan Polos
 1979 The Return of Mod Squad (TV Movie)
Keith Starr
 1979 Supertrain (TV Series)
Misto
- Hail to the Chief (1979) ... Misto
 1978 The Chinese Caper
Everett Maddox
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
Smith
- South by Southwest (1978) ... Smith
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Seth Taylor
- A Haunting We Will Go (1977) ... Seth Taylor
 1976 Sirota's Court (TV Series)
- The Reporter (1976)
 1976 Alice (TV Series)
Mr. James
- The Last Review (1976) ... Mr. James
 1976 The Tony Randall Show (TV Series)
Judge Bernard Gluck
- Case: The Ego Affair (1976) ... Judge Bernard Gluck
 1976 High Risk (TV Movie)
Sebastian
 1976 Brenda Starr (TV Movie)
Lance O'Toole
 1976 The Practice (TV Series)
Bernard
- Jules and the Bum (1976) ... Bernard
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Dr. Friedland
- The Adventure of the Two-Faced Woman (1976) ... Dr. Friedland
 1975 Khan! (TV Series)
- Khan (1975)
 1973-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Hugo Lovelace / Dr. Clove
- The Rent Strike (1975) ... Hugo Lovelace
- The Exorcists (1973) ... Dr. Clove
 1974 The Lives of Benjamin Franklin (TV Mini-Series)
- The Ambassador (1974)
 1974 Moonchild
Maitre D'
 1973 The Snoop Sisters (TV Series)
Nathan
- Corpse and Robbers (1973) ... Nathan
 1973 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Eric Damien
- The $100,000 Nickel (1973) ... Eric Damien
 1973 Mannix (TV Series)
Hamilton Starr
- Search in the Dark (1973) ... Hamilton Starr
 1973 Arnold
Minister
 1973 Great Mysteries (TV Series)
Sam Adelbert
- Money to Burn (1973) ... Sam Adelbert
 1973 Crime Club (TV Movie)
Judge Roger Knight
 1973 The Lie (TV Movie)
 1972 Northeast of Seoul
Portman
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Vlahos
- Sanctuary (1972) ... Vlahos
 1972 Assignment Vienna (TV Series)
- Annalisa (1972)
 1972 Goodnight, My Love (TV Movie)
Julius Limeway
 1972 The Wrath of God
Jennings
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Vampire (segment "A Midnight Visit") / Customer
- Satisfaction Guaranteed (1971) ... Customer
 1971 O'Hara, U.S. Treasury (TV Series)
Al Connors
- Operation: Bribery (1971) ... Al Connors
 1971 The Man with Icy Eyes
John Hammond
 1971 The Mad Butcher
Otto Lehman
 1970 Up Your Teddy Bear
Lyle "Skippy" Ferns
 1970 Get Smart (TV Series)
Hannibal Day
- Moonlighting Becomes You (1970) ... Hannibal Day
 1969 Boot Hill
Honey Fisher
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Mr. Kent
- The Three Virgins of Rome (1969) ... Mr. Kent
 1969 Big Daddy
A. Lincoln Beauregard
 1969 Target: Harry
Mosul Rashi
 1969 Here's Lucy (TV Series)
Mr. Vermillion
- Lucy Gets Her Man (1969) ... Mr. Vermillion
 1969 The Flying Nun (TV Series)
Marko
- Sister Socko in San Tanco (1969) ... Marko
 1966-1968 Batman (TV Series)
King Tut
- The Great Train Robbery (1968) ... King Tut (uncredited)
- A Horse of Another Color (1967) ... King Tut (uncredited)
 1968 The Legend of Robin Hood (TV Series)
Sir Guy
 1967 Dick Tracy (TV Short)
Mr. Memory
 1967 Who's Minding the Mint?
Captain
 1967 Daniel Boone (TV Series)
Mr. Quaife
- The Ballad of Sidewinder and Cherokee (1967) ... Mr. Quaife
 1967 T.H.E. Cat (TV Series)
General Burek
- Lisa (1967) ... General Burek
 1967 The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Sir Cecil Seabrook
- The Phi Beta Killer Affair (1967) ... Sir Cecil Seabrook
 1965-1967 The Wild Wild West (TV Series)
Count Carlos Manzeppi / Juan Manolo aka Wing Fat
- The Night of the Inferno (1965) ... Juan Manolo aka Wing Fat
 1962-1966 Perry Mason (TV Series)
Ben Huggins / Nathon Fallon / John Sylvester Fossette / ...
- The Case of the Twice Told Twist (1966) ... Ben Huggins
- The Case of the Grinning Gorilla (1965) ... Nathon Fallon
- The Case of the Simple Simon (1964) ... John Sylvester Fossette
- The Case of the Absent Artist (1962) ... Alexander Glovatski
 1966 The Silencers
Tung-Tze
 1966 I Spy (TV Series)
Karafatma
- Turkish Delight (1966) ... Karafatma
 1966 The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (TV Series)
Colonel Hubris
- The Deadly Goddess Affair (1966) ... Colonel Hubris
 1965 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
General Leo Chareet / Grebb
- Russian Roulette (1965) ... Grebb
- Memorandum for a Spy: Part 2 (1965) ... General Leo Chareet
- Memorandum for a Spy: Part 1 (1965) ... General Leo Chareet
 1965 Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (TV Series)
Tabor Ulrich
- The Cyborg (1965) ... Tabor Ulrich
 1965 Young Dillinger
Prof. Hofman
 1965 Memorandum for a Spy (TV Movie)
Leo Khareet
 1964 Robin and the 7 Hoods
Sheriff Potts
 1964 The Strangler
Leo Kroll
 1963 4 for Texas
Harvey Burden
 1960-1963 77 Sunset Strip (TV Series)
Victor Traymund / Bongo Bennie / Charlie Case / ...
- 5: Part 2 (1963) ... Victor Traymund
- 5: Part 1 (1963) ... Victor Traymund
- Bullets for Santa (1961) ... Charlie Case
- The Legend of Leckonby (1961) ... Gunther
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series)
Victor Buono
- Last of the Private Eyes (1963) ... Victor Buono (unconfirmed)
 1963 My Six Loves
Gatecrasher (uncredited)
 1963 G.E. True (TV Series)
Charles Colvin
- Firebug (1963) ... Charles Colvin
 1961-1962 The Untouchables (TV Series)
Parnise Surigao / Melanthos Moon
- The Gang War (1962) ... Parnise Surigao
- Mr. Moon (1961) ... Melanthos Moon
 1962 The New Breed (TV Series)
Manrique
- Cross the Little Line (1962) ... Manrique
 1961 Hawaiian Eye (TV Series)
Egeloff / Raul Malegra
- Point Zero (1961) ... Egeloff
- Dragon Road (1961) ... Raul Malegra
 1961 The Detectives (TV Series)
Gustafson
- A Piece of Tomorrow (1961) ... Gustafson
 1960-1961 Thriller (TV Series)
Dr. Van de Velde / Carolik
- God Grante That She Lye Stille (1961) ... Dr. Van de Velde
- Girl with a Secret (1960) ... Carolik
 1961 Everglades (TV Series)
Wikkament
- Heat in Town (1961) ... Wikkament
 1961 Target: The Corruptors (TV Series)
- Pier 60 (1961)
 1961 Harrigan and Son (TV Series)
Dr. Blaine
- The Testimonial (1961) ... Dr. Blaine
- Hans Is Hot (1961) ... Dr. Blaine
- The Case of the Missing Case (1961) ... Dr. Blaine
 1960-1961 Sea Hunt (TV Series)
Dr. Tank Wallace / Seminard
- The Saint Story (1961) ... Dr. Tank Wallace
- Underwater Drop (1960) ... Seminard
 1961 The Guns of Navarone
Greek Cleric at Wedding Plaza (uncredited)
 1961 Michael Shayne (TV Series)
Calder Lamont
- The Trouble with Ernie (1961) ... Calder Lamont
 1960 Outlaws (TV Series)
Mayor
- Starfall: Part 2 (1960) ... Mayor
 1960 Checkmate (TV Series)
Carlos Rodriguez
- Moment of Truth (1960) ... Carlos Rodriguez
 1960 Surfside 6 (TV Series)
Mr. Beamish
- Deadly Male (1960) ... Mr. Beamish
 1960 The Story of Ruth (uncredited)
 1960 The Rebel (TV Series)
Ralph Babcock / Young
- The Earl of Durango (1960) ... Ralph Babcock
- Blind Marriage (1960) ... Young
 1960 Bourbon Street Beat (TV Series)
Joe Leslie
- Six Hours to Midnight (1960) ... Joe Leslie
 1960 Sugarfoot (TV Series)
S. F. Bartender
- The Highbinder (1960) ... S. F. Bartender (uncredited)
 1959 Bronco (TV Series)
Man on Train
- Night Train to Denver (1959) ... Man on Train (uncredited)
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Other Works:

"It Could be Verse" (book of novelty poems) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I've heard or read about actors being asked the immortal question 'Why have you never married?' They answer with the immortal excuse 'I just haven't found the right girl.' Because I'm on the hefty side, no one's asked me yet. If they do, that's the answer I'll give. After all, if it was good enough for Monty Clift or Sal Mineo... See more »

Trivia:

Was a frequent guest on talk shows, reciting his own original poetry. Ultimately, in 1971, he recorded some of this poetry on the album "Heavy" on a small label. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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