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Buck Kartalian


1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Buck Kartalian Obituary
August 13, 1922 - May 24, 2016 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Buck Kartalian. Buck grew up in New York City. He served in WWII aboard the destroyer, USS Nicholas. He then became a wrestler and a body builder. Buck acted on Broadway, then moved to Hollywood with his wife Margaret. He was well known as Julius, the cigar smoking ape in the Planet of the Apes. He was also in Cool Hand Luke, Mr. Roberts & Outlaw Josie Wales. Buck did 100's of television spots & commercials. Buck also worked as the Ale Master and Hercules at the Renaissance Faire. He will be remembered as a kind, generous person and as a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great-grandfather. Services June 4th; contact Julie for information 818 262-8243.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from June 1 to June 2, 2016
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