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David Buck Biography (1936-1989)
Born October 17, 1936, in London, England; died of cancer, January 17, 1989,in Esher, England; son of Joseph and Enid Marguerite (Webb) Buck; married Madeleine Smith (an actress); children: one daughter.
- Birth Details
- October 17, 1936
- London, England
- Death Details
- January 17, 1989
- Esher, England
Credits; STAGE APPEARANCES
- LONDON DEBUT--Orator, The Chairs, Royal Court Theatre, 1958.
- Captain Dann, The Tent, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1958.
- Yoshikyo, Prince Genji, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, U.K., 1959.
- Diomedes, Troilus and Cressida, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stratford-on-Avon, U.K., 1960.
- Rosencrantz, Hamlet, Oliver, As You Like It, Tyrell, Richard III, and Montano, Othello, all RSC, 1961.
- Yasha, The Cherry Orchard, various roles, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Richard, Curtmantle, and De Cerisay, The Devils, all RSC, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1961-62.
- title role, Cyrano de Bergerac, Open Air Theatre, London, 1967.
- Abelard, Abelard and Heloise, Belgrade Theatre, Conventry, U.K., 1972.
- Captain Plume, The Recruiting Officer, Haymarket Theatre, Leicester, U.K., 1973.
- Polydor, The Sunset Touch, Theatre Royal, Bristol, U.K., 1977.
- Simon Hench, Otherwise Engaged, Palace Theatre, Watford, U.K., 1978.
- Also performed in productions at Christ's College, Cambridge University,and with the English Stage Company, London.
Credits; MAJOR TOURS
- Milo, Sleuth, Canadian cities, 1972.
Credits; FILM APPEARANCES
- Paul Preston, The Mummy's Shroud, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1967.
- Salinas, Deadfall, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1968.
- Paul Hedley, Taste of Excitement, Crispin, 1969.
- Squadron Leader David Scott, Mosquito Squadron, United Artists, 1970.
- voice of Slave Master, The Dark Crystal, Universal, 1982.
Credits; TELEVISION APPEARANCES; PILOTS
- Captain Horatio Hornblower, Hornblower (broadcast as an episode of AlcoaPremiere), ABC, 1963.
- Harry Banks, "The Scarecrow of Romney Marsh," Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, NBC, 1964.
- Also Mystery and Imaginaton, The Idiot, and 1984.
- The Resurrectionists and The Image of God.
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
- Variety, February 8-14, 1989.
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