Jack Buchanan was born in 1891 in Helensburgh, Scotland.Most of his career was on the stage but he did make some remarkable films including “Monte Carlo” in 1930 and “The Band Wagon” with Fred Astaire in 1953. He died in 1957.
Born in Scotland, Jack Buchanan made his stage acting debut in Britain in 1912, and on Broadway in 1924. Though he made his film debut in 1917 during the silent film era, Buchanan is probably best remembered for The Band Wagon (1953), co-starring with Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Nanette Fabray, James Mitchell, Oscar Levant and Robert Gist. Suffering from spinal arthritis, Buchanan died in London four years later.