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Also Known As: Died: July 19, 2001
Born: July 30, 1917 Cause of Death: complications from Alzheimer's disease
Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri, USA Profession: producer, director of photography, photographer

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Frank Buck was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Buck worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Bring 'Em Back Alive" (1932) and "Jungle Menace" (1937). Buck then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "Tiger Fangs" (1943) and "Africa Screams" (1949) with Bud Abbott. Buck was most recently credited in "Perfect Blue" (1999). Buck passed away in March 1950 at the age of 66.

Frank Buck was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Buck worked on a variety of projects during his early entertainment career, including "Bring 'Em Back Alive" (1932) and "Jungle Menace" (1937). Buck then began to rack up a number of film credits, including roles in "Tiger Fangs" (1943) and "Africa Screams" (1949) with Bud Abbott. Buck was most recently credited in "Perfect Blue" (1999). Buck passed away in March 1950 at the age of 66.

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Began career as a photographer in Hollywood
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During WWII, served in the US Army Signal Corps as a cameraman; achieved rank of captain
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Served as director of photography on two John Huston-directed documentaries, "Report From the Aleutians" (1943) and "The Battle of San Pietro" (1945)
1946:
Debut as associate producer, "The Killers", directed by Robert Siodmak
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Was one of the founders of the Committee for the First Amendment, which attempted to protest the hunt for Communists in Hollywood
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Moved to Europe
1957:
Settled in London; met Peter O'Toole
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Launched Keep Films; except for "Lawrence of Arabia", produced or co-produced every film in which O'Toole starred from 1959 to 1975
1980:
Returned to USA to live
1996:
After wife's death, moved back to Paris
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wife:
Joyce Buck. Interior designer. Died in 1996.

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brother:
Gene Buck. Survived him.
daughter:
Joan Juliet Buck. Magazine editor. Edited the French edition of <i>Vogue</i>.

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