Jack Buchanan
(1890-1957)

Died aged c. 67

Walter John "Jack" Buchanan (2 April 1890– 20 October 1957) was a Scottish theatre and film actor, singer, dancer, producer and director. He was known for three decades as the embodiment of the debonair man-about-town in the tradition of George Grossmith Jr., and was described by The Times as "the last of the knuts." He is best known in America for his role in the classic Hollywood musical The Band Wagon in 1953.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Jack Buchanan actor-manager 1890-1950 lived here

44 Mount Street, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Centenary Of Cinema 1996 #121

Jack Buchanan (1890-1957) film star born in this town [full inscription unknown]

ex-Templeton Library, Helensburgh, United Kingdom where they was born near (1890)