|Who is it?||Actor, Director, Writer|
|Birth Day||February 13, 1930|
|Birth Place||Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States|
|Age||90 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||January 2, 2018(2018-01-02) (aged 87)\nBainbridge Island, Washington, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actor, television writer, author, television director|
|Spouse(s)||Cynthia Lovelace Sears (?-2018; his death)|
Buxton's first credit was host and Producer of the ABC television documentary series, Discovery, which he hosted from 1962 to 1966. Buxton also did the narration, as well as all of the voices, for the "Silly Record" LP (1962 on Harmony Records).
In 1966, Buxton teamed up with Hal Seeger in the animated cartoon series Batfink, providing the voice for the title character in all 100 episodes, as well as its recurring villain Hugo A-Go-Go. Frank co-wrote The Big Broadcast, a book on the golden age of radio; the book was co-written with Bill Owen, who succeeded Buxton as host of Discovery from 1966 to 1971. He also hosted the game show Get the Message for ABC in 1964, later to be replaced by Robert Q. Lewis. He also had movie roles in What's Up, Tiger Lily? and Overboard.
Buxton also created, wrote, produced and directed the television series Hot Dog for NBC, which starred Woody Allen, Tom Smothers, Jonathan Winters, and Joanne Worley. The series won a Peabody Award in 1970.
Buxton died on January 2, 2018 in Bainbridge Island, Washington from heart-related issues. At the time of his death, he was still active in local theater and improv.