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

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Known For

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


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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/I 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
- Martha Raye, Chester Morris, Rudy Vallee (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:

(Reworking the famous speech from Shakespere's "Julius Caesar"): "Hipsters, flipsters and finger-poppin' daddies, knock me your lobes!" See more »


Created his "Lord Buckley" persona after buying an oversized cape made for an elephant from a bankrupt circus. See more »


Wore a pith helmet during performances

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