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Edgar Buchanan

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Birthday
20, 1903
Birthplace
Humansville, MO
Death Date
Apr 4, 1979 (76)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1903
Birthplace
Humansville, MO
Death Date
Apr 4, 1979 (76)

About

Played the role of Uncle Joe Carson for 11 years on Petticoat Junction and also appeared in TV roles on Judge Roy Bean, The Beverly Hillbillies, and others.

Before Fame

He sought to follow in his father's footsteps, graduating from North Pacific Dental College and working as dentist for eight years.

Trivia

His cantankerous character, Uncle Joe Carson transcended Petticoat Junction to appear on three episodes of The Beverly Hillbillies, and more than a dozen on Green Acres.

Family Life

He was born in Humansville, Missouri and moved with his family to Oregon at the age of seven.

Associated With

He made two guest appearances on the television mystery drama, Perry Mason, starring Raymond Burr.

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