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Edgar Buchanan

Edgar Buchanan

He appeared in a total of 13 different productions with Glenn Ford.

He met his wife at dentistry school in Toronto, where she also studied to become a dentist.

He provided dentistry skills on the set numerous times. One such occasion, he pulled the tooth of his stand-in of 25 years, Jack Henderson.

His friend of many years, Glenn Ford, once told a story of when Edgar was preparing to do some painful dental work on him. The anesthesia consisted of others passing by and allowing the patient, Glenn, to take swallows of whiskey to help ease the pain of the process. About every third drink Glenn took, Edgar took one as well.

Member of Theta Chi Fraternity (Alpha Sigma Chapter, University of Oregon)



Was one of only three co-stars of "Petticoat Junction" (1963) who remained with the series for its entire seven-year run, the others being Linda Henning and Frank Cady.

Was originally a dentist with his own practice. At age 38, he turned the practice over to his wife and began his acting career.


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