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Edgar Buchanan (March 20, 1903 – April 4, 1979) was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres and Beverly Hillbillies television sitcoms of the 1960s. As Uncle Joe, he took over as proprietor of the Shady Rest Hotel following the death of Bea Benaderet, who had played Kate Bradley.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Edgar Buchanan (March 20, 1903 – April 4, 1979) was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres and Beverly Hillbillies television sitcoms of the 1960s. As Uncle Joe, he took over as proprietor of the Shady Rest Hotel following the death of Bea Benaderet, who had played Kate Bradley.

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Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 133

Birthday 1903-03-20

Day of Death 1979-04-04

Place of Birth Humansville, Missouri, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1983 Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage as Himself (archive footage)
1974 Benji as Bill
1971 Cade's County(1 episode) as Senior Deputy J.J. Jackson
1971 Yuma as Mules McNeil
1970 The Over The Hill Gang Rides Again
1969 The Over-the-Hill Gang as Jason Fitch
1969 Angel In My Pocket as Axel Gresham
1968 The Mod Squad(1 episode)
1967 Welcome to Hard Times as Brown
1966 Gunpoint as Bull
1965 Green Acres(17 episodes)
1965 The Man from Button Willow as Sorry
1965 The Rounders as Vince Moore
1963 Move Over, Darling as Judge Bryson
1963 McLintock! as Bunny Dull
1963 Petticoat Junction(228 episodes)
1963 A Ticklish Affair as Captain Martin / Gramps
1963 Vacation Playhouse(2 episodes)
1963 Donovan's Reef as Boston Attorney Francis X. O'Brien
1962 Flashing Spikes as Crab Holman
1962 Stoney Burke(1 episode)
1962 The Beverly Hillbillies(3 episodes)
1962 Ride the High Country as Judge Tolliver
1961 The Comancheros as Circuit Court Judge Thaddeus Jackson Breen
1961 Bus Stop(1 episode)
1961 Dr. Kildare(2 episodes)
1961 The Devil's Partner as Doc Lucas
1961 Tammy Tell Me True as Judge Carver
1960 Cimarron as Judge Neal Hefner
1960 Bringing Up Buddy(1 episode)
1960 Route 66(2 episodes)
1960 The Andy Griffith Show(1 episode)
1960 Outlaws(2 episodes)
1960 National Velvet(2 episodes)
1960 Thriller(1 episode)
1960 The Tall Man(1 episode)
1960 Four Fast Guns as Dipper
1959 Edge of Eternity as Sheriff Edwards
1959 The Twilight Zone(1 episode)
1959 Laramie(1 episode)
1959 Riverboat(1 episode)
1959 It Started With A Kiss as Congressman Richard Tappe
1959 King of the Wild Stallions as Idaho
1958 Bat Masterson(1 episode)
1958 Lawman(1 episode)
1958 The Rifleman(1 episode) as Grandpa Fogarty
1958 The Rifleman(5 episodes)
1958 Bronco(1 episode)
1958 Wanted: Dead or Alive(2 episodes)
1958 The Sheepman as Milt Masters
1958 Day of the Badman as Sam Wyckoff
1957 26 Men(1 episode)
1957 Trackdown(1 episode)
1957 Leave It to Beaver(3 episodes)
1957 Maverick(5 episodes) as Jed Christianson
1957 Perry Mason(2 episodes)
1957 Have Gun – Will Travel(1 episode)
1957 Spoilers of the Forest as Tom Duncan
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie(1 episode)
1956 Come Next Spring as Mr. Canary
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1955 Gunsmoke(2 episodes)
1955 Judge Roy Bean(39 episodes)
1955 Wichita as Doc Black
1955 The Lonesome Trail as Dan Wells
1955 The Silver Star as Will 'Bill' Dowdy (as Edgar Buchanon)
1955 Rage at Dawn as Judge
1955 The Millionaire(1 episode)
1954 Destry as The Honorable Hiram J. Sellers, Mayor
1954 Climax!(2 episodes)
1954 Dawn at Socorro as Sheriff Cauthen
1954 Human Desire as Alec Simmons
1954 Make Haste to Live as Sheriff Lafe
1954 She Couldn't Say No as Ed Meeker
1953 Shane as Fred Lewis
1953 It Happens Every Thursday as Jake
1953 General Electric Theater(6 episodes)
1952 Toughest Man in Arizona as Jim Hadlock
1952 Cavalcade of America(4 episodes)
1952 Hopalong Cassidy(40 episodes) as Red Connors
1952 Wild Stallion as John Wintergreen
1952 The Big Trees as Walter 'Yukon' Burns
1952 Flaming Feather as Sgt. O'Rourke
1951 Silver City as Dutch Surrency
1951 Cave of Outlaws as Dobbs
1951 Schlitz Playhouse of Stars(1 episode)
1951 Rawhide as Sam Todd (Rawhide stationmaster)
1951 The Great Missouri Raid as Dr. Samuels
1950 Devil's Doorway as Zeke Carmody
1950 The Big Hangover as Uncle Fred Mahoney
1950 Cargo to Capetown as Sam Bennett
1950 Cheaper by the Dozen as Dr. Burton
1949 Any Number Can Play as Ed
1949 Lust for Gold as Wiser
1949 Red Canyon as Jonah Johnson
1949 The Walking Hills as Old Willy
1948 Westinghouse Studio One(1 episode)
1948 The Untamed Breed as John Rambeau
1948 The Man from Colorado as Doc Merriam
1948 Coroner Creek as Sheriff O'Hea
1948 Best Man Wins as Jim Smiley
1948 Adventures in Silverado as Dr. Hendersonn
1948 The Black Arrow as Lawless
1948 The Wreck of the Hesperus as George Lockhart
1948 The Swordsman
1947 Framed as Jeff Cunningham
1947 The Sea of Grass as Jeff, Cook on Brewton Ranch
1946 If I'm Lucky as Darius J. Magonnagle
1946 Renegades as Kirk Dembrow
1946 The Walls Came Tumbling Down as George Bradford
1946 Perilous Holiday as George Richards
1946 The Bandit Of Sherwood Forest as Friar Tuck
1946 Abilene Town as Sheriff Bravo Trimble
1946 The Fighting Guardsman as Brown
1944 Strange Affair as Lt. Washburn
1944 The Impatient Years as Judge
1944 Bride by Mistake as Jonathan Connors
1943 Buffalo Bill as Sgt. Chips McGraw
1943 Destroyer as Kansus Jackson
1943 Good Luck, Mr. Yates as Jonesey Jones
1943 The Desperadoes as Uncle Willie McLeod
1943 City Without Men as Judge Michael T. Mallory
1942 The Talk of the Town as Sam Yates
1942 Tombstone: The Town too Tough to Die as Curly Bill Brocious
1941 You Belong to Me as Billings
1941 Texas as Buford 'Doc' Thorpe
1941 The Richest Man in Town as Pete Martin
1941 Penny Serenade as Applejack Carney
1940 Arizona as Judge Bogardus
1940 When the Daltons Rode as Narrator / Old-Timer (uncredited)
1940 The Sea Hawk as Ben Rollins
1940 Escape to Glory as Charles Atterbee
1940 Too Many Husbands as McDermott
1939 My Son is Guilty as Dan, Bartender

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