Victor Buono

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Victor Buono
Victor Charles Buono

(1938-02-03)February 3, 1938
DiedJanuary 1, 1982(1982-01-01) (aged 43)
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • recording artist
Years active1959–1981

Victor Charles Buono (February 3, 1938 – January 1, 1982) was an American actor, comedian and recording artist. He was known for playing the villain King Tut in the television series Batman (1966–1968) and musician Edwin Flagg in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962), for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He was secretly gay.[1]

Buono died on January 1, 1982 in Apple Valley, California of a heart attack, aged 43.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mann, William J. (2001). Behind the screen: how gays and lesbians shaped Hollywood, 1910-1969. New York: Viking. pp. 340–348. ISBN 978-0-6700-3017-0.
  2. "Milestones". Time. January 18, 1982. Archived from the original on July 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-01.