Born: 12 October 1931, Massachusetts, USA
Died: 15 May 1960, Los Angeles, California, USA
Sam Buffington was a TV actor who appeared in occasional films. He was a supporting player and crammed over 40 appearances into his short career, which was cut short by his suicide at the age of 28. His balding appearance were that of a much older man, which got him parts as doctors, professors and sheriffs as well as bartenders. He was appearing in the Audie Murphy TV western series 'Whispering Smith' when he killed himself.
Wanted: Dead or Alive: Eight Cent Reward (1958) (Season 1, Episode 16) as Hap Haefer, the bartender
Wanted: Dead or Alive: Six-Up to Bannach (1959) (Season 1, Episode 19) as Abb Crawford