Edgar Buchanan was an American actor with a long career in both film and television, most familiar today as Uncle Joe Carson from the Petticoat Junction, Green Acres and The Beverly Hillbillies television sitcoms of the 1960s. As Uncle Joe, he took over as proprietor of the Shady Rest Hotel following the death of Bea Benaderet, who had played Kate Bradley. William Edgar Buchanan moved with his family to Humansville, Missouri when he was young. Like his father before him, he was a successful dentist. He and his wife Mildred were married in 1928. In 1939, they moved from Eugene, Oregon, to...
|Birthdate:||March 20, 1903|
|Date of death:||April 4, 1979|
|Education:||University of Oregon|
|Also known as:||William Edgar Buchanan|