Jack Buchanan
Date of Birth
Apr 02, 1890
Birth Place:
Glasgow, Scotland


Scottish-born entertainer Jack Buchanan became caught up in amateur theatricals while he was a London office worker. He made his stage bow in 1911, and his London theatre debut in 1912, but full stardom would have to wait until his long run (beginning in 1915) in the play Tonight's the Night. He entered films with 1917's Auld Lang Syne, playing the sort of sticklike hero that any lesser actor...