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John Buckmaster (I) (1915–1983)

John Buckmaster was born on July 18, 1915 in Frinton-On-Sea, Essex, England as John Rodney North Buckmaster. He was an actor, known for Sherlock Holmes (1954), The Philco Television Playhouse (1948) and The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (1948). He died on April 1, 1983 in London, England. See full bio »


(age 67) in London, England, UK

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Sherlock Holmes Bartender / Mac Leish


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 1955 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Bartender / Mac Leish
- The Case of the Unlucky Gambler (1955) ... Bartender
- The Case of the Haunted Gainsborough (1955) ... Mac Leish
 1951 Pulitzer Prize Playhouse (TV Series)
- Blockade (1951)
 1950 The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre (TV Series)
- The Sun (1950)
 1950 The Philco Television Playhouse (TV Series)
- Dirty Eddie (1950)
- Uncle Dynamite (1950)
 1935 Checkmate
Mike Doyle (uncredited)

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John Buckmaster was known to have had an affair with Vivian Leigh at least twice and visited her while she was filming Elephant's Walk in Hollywood in 1953. She had her first psychotic break during this time and Buckmaster attempted to persuade her to fly with him out of a second story window of her rented mansion. Buckmaster's instability caused both David Niven and Stewart Granger to intervene ... See more »

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