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Frank Buxton

  • Birthplace: Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • Birthday: February 13
Date of passing: 
January 02, 2018

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Frank Buxton was an American actor, television writer, author, and television director.

Buxton's first credit was host and producer of the ABC television documentary series, Discovery, which he hosted from 1962 to 1966.

In 1966, Buxton teamed up with animation producer/director Hal Seeger in the animated cartoon series Batfink, providing the voice for the title character in all 100 episodes, as well as its recurring villain, Hugo A-Go-Go.

Frank Buxton was an American actor, television writer, author, and television director.

Buxton's first credit was host and producer of the ABC television documentary series, Discovery, which he hosted from 1962 to 1966.

In 1966, Buxton teamed up with animation producer/director Hal Seeger in the animated cartoon series Batfink, providing the voice for the title character in all 100 episodes, as well as its recurring villain, Hugo A-Go-Go.

For much of the 1970s, Buxton worked as a writer, producer and director for Paramount Television. He served as a story editor for the comedy anthology series Love, American Style, in addition to writing and directing episodes of The Odd Couple, Happy Days and Mork & Mindy.

Buxton died January 2, 2018, in Bainbridge Island, Washington. He was 87.

 

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