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Buck Kartalian

Actor

Born - 13 August 1922, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died - 24 May 2016

Black-haired, square-faced, short but burly American actor, notable as champion eater Dynamite in Cool Hand Luke (1967) and for several simian roles in the 'Planet of the Apes' series. Originally a wrestler and body builder, Kartalian switched to acting in his early thirties: Cell 2455, Death Row (1955), Mister Roberts (1955), The Line-Up (1958), Sail a Crooked Ship (1961), The Saboteur, Code Name Morituri (1965), Planet of the Apes (1967), Myra Breckinridge 1970), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), The Man with Bogart's Face (1980), Forty Days of Musa Dagh (1982), Gymkata (1985), Real Men (1987), Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even (1992), The Rock (1996), My Favorite Martian (1999), Magicians (2000), The Third Wheel (2002), Extreme Dating (2005) and Cattle Call (2006), his last. Father of director Jason Kartalian.