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George Buck Flower

George Buck Flower

George Albert "Buck" Flower (October 28, 1937 – June 18, 2004) was an American actor, writer, producer, assistant director, production manager, and casting director. He was sometimes credited as Ernest Wall, Buck Flower, George "Buck" Flower, George Flower, Buck Flowers, C. D. LaFleur, C.D. LaFleure, C.D. Lafleuer, and C.D. Lafleur.[2]

George Buck Flower
George Albert Flower

(1937-10-28)October 28, 1937
DiedJune 18, 2004(2004-06-18) (aged 66)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma materEastern Oregon University[1]

Because of his gruff appearance, he was often cast as a drunk or homeless character. Director John Carpenter gave Flower a cameo role in several films he made throughout the 1980s.

Flower was also the father of actress/costume designer Verkina Flower and Key Grip Marcus "Roo" Flower. He died of cancer at age 66 on June 18, 2004.



Year Title Role Notes
1970 Norma Mother
1970 Cousin Jed Rises Again Bar Patron Uncredited
1970 Country Cuzzins Walter Wimpy
1971 Touch Me Harry Belmont
1971 Satan's Lust Manheim Jarkoff
1971 Mother Knows Best Boris Clitoris
1971 Below the Belt Benny
1971 The Erotic Adventures of Pinocchio Grip
1972 Sex in the Comics Flasher Uncredited
1973 The Daring Dobermans Luther
1973 The Dirty Mind of Young Sally Toby
1973 Tender Loving Care William Simpson Credited as C.D. Lafleur
1973 The Dirty Dolls Unnamed
1973 The Sex Prophet Igor
1973 The Devil and Leroy Bassett Wilbur Bassett
1973 Suckula George Smutman / Sandra Vancour Uncredited
1973 Orgy American Style Unnamed
1973 Teenage Innocence First assistant director; set decorator
Also known as: Little Miss Innocence
1973 Guess Who's Coming This Weekend Florian Uncredited
1974 Tower of Love Petulia Uncredited
1974 Video Vixens Rex Boorski
1974 Like Father, Like Son Vince Baccari
1974 Alice Goodbody Roger Merkel
1975 Teenage Seductress Screenplay co-writer; associate producer
Also known as: Love is Forever, For the Love of Terry, Father's Night
1975 Delinquent School Girls Earl
1975 The Candy Tangerine Man Gordon
1975 Flash and Firecat Jed
1975 Ilsa, She Wolf of the SS Binz
1975 Johnny the Firecloud Wade Casting director
1975 Gemini Affair 2nd Cab Driver
1975 The Adventures of the Wilderness Family Boomer
1975 That Girl from Boston Thirsty
1975 Lady Cocoa Drunk Gambler
1975 Criminally Insane Detective Earl
1976 The Witch that Came from the Sea Detective Stone Casting director
1976 Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks Beggar
1976 Devil's Ecstasy John
Also: voice (uncredited)
1976 Love Games Paddy O'Brien Uncredited
1976 Deep Jaws Porno Crew Member #3
1976 All Night Long Painin Theass Credited as Lloyd Matthews
1976 A Small Town in Texas Bull Parker
1976 Country Doc Clem Park Uncredited
1976 Drive In Massacre Suspect in Warehouse Uncredited

Also: screenplay co-writer; associate producer

1976 Across the Great Divide Ben
1977 Bad Georgia Road Spiker Also: assistant director
1977 Joyride to Nowhere Screenplay co-writer
Also known as: Baby Dolls
1977 Bare Knuckles Lem Also: assistant director
1978 The Alpha Incident Hank
1978 The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family Boomer
1978 Killers Delight Pete the Witness
1978 Teen Lust Mr. Sykes
1978 The Kid from Not-So-Big McGee / Boyle / Gus
1979 Adventures of the Wilderness Family 3 Boomer Also known as: Mountain Family Robinson
1979 The Capture of Bigfoot Jake
1979 Up Yours Beggar Also: associate producer
1980 Terror on Tour Production manager
1980 The Fog Tommy Wallace Directed by John Carpenter
1980 Beyond Evil Production advisor
1981 Escape from New York Drunk Directed by John Carpenter
1981 Early Warning Tucker
1981 Strange But True Production supervisor
1982 Butterfly Ed Lamey
1982 Fake-Out Merrich
1983 The Lonely Lady Assistant director: second unit

Also known as: Harold Robbins' The Lonely Lady

1983 Tiger Man Casting director
1983 Flicks Eagle Man Segment: "New Adventures of the Great Galaxy"
1984 Breakin' Voice
1984 In Search of a Golden Sky Zep Morrison Screenplay co-writer; associate producer
1984 Starman Cook Directed by John Carpenter
1984 My Therapist Rip Rider
1985 The Click Guy Giving Directions Uncredited (U.S. version)
1985 Rigged Unnamed
1985 Back to the Future Red the Bum
1986 The Night Stalker Tramp Co-producer
1987 Berserker Pappy Nyquist
1987 Code Name Zebra Bundy
1987 Death Blow: A Cry for Justice Willard Also known as: W.A.R.: Women Against Rape
1987 Takin' It All Off Allison's Father Uncredited

Also: screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen); line producer

1987 Party Favors Pop Also: screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen); line producer
1988 Grotesque Pre-production coordinator
1988 Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama Janitor
1988 Maniac Cop Old Man
1988 Cheerleader Camp Pop
1988 Pumpkinhead Mr. Wallace
1988 Mac and Me Security Guard
1988 They Live Drifter Directed by John Carpenter
1988 The American Scream Ed Simpson
1989 Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat Bailey
1989 Relentless Old Man
1989 W.B., Blue and the Bean Seed Released theatrically in West Germany; direct-to-video in U.S. (February 28, 1990)

Also known as: Bail Out

1989 One Man Force Drunk
1989 Back to the Future Part II Red the Bum
1989 Ghost Writer Workman
1989 Speak of the Devil Redneck Uncredited
1990 Nerds of a Feather Bed Patient
1990 Spontaneous Combustion Preacher on the radio Directed by Tobe Hooper
1990 Down the Drain Crane Operator
1990 Masters of Menace Sheriff Julip
1990 Dead Men Don't Die Wino
1990 Blood Games Vern
1990 Dragonfight Jericho
1991 The Giant of Thunder Mountain Oliver Crow
1991 Party Plane Screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen)
1991 Soldier's Fortune T. Max
1991 Death Falls Screenplay co-writer (with John F. Goff)
1991 976-Evil II Turrell
1992 Mirror Images Wolfman
1992 Waxwork II: Lost in Time Sarah's Stepfather
1992 The Bikini Carwash Company Screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen); producer
1992 Munchie Rich Tramp
1993 The Bikini Carwash Company II Co-writer of characters (with Ed Hansen)
1993 Warlock: The Armageddon Man in crowd
1993 Skeeter Filo
1994 Plughead Rewired: Circuitry Man II Jerry
1994 The Magic of Golden Bear: Goldy III Pa Screenplay co-writer (with Lynette Cahill, Trevor Black, Honey Graham and John Quinn)
1994 Tammy and the T-Rex Norville
1995 Ripper Man Heckler
1995 Hell's Belles Screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen and Simon Hartwell); producer
1995 Hard Bounty Harper
1995 Village of the Damned Carlton Directed by John Carpenter
1995 Takin' It Off Out West Pappy Putz Screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen and John F. Goff); producer
1996 Fast Money Window Washer
1996 Dark Breed Homeless Man
1996 Forest Warrior Barney
1996 Running Hard Elk
1997 Black Dawn Drunken Man
1997 Champions Chip
1997 Executive Target Window Washer
1997 Wishmaster Homeless Man
1997 Moonbase Murdoch
1997 Fallen Angel Jeffery
1997 Bloodsuckers Grampa
1999 Silicon Towers Truck Driver
2000 Flamingo Dreams Wino
2000 Bring Him Home Theron
2001 Crash Point Zero Edward Simmons, Train Conductor
2001 Perfect Fit Prison Guard
2001 Wooly Boys Screenplay co-writer (with Ed Hansen, Annie DeYoung, Glen Stephens and Max Enscoe)
2004 Curse of the Komodo Cashier


Year Title Role Notes
1975 Lincoln Juror Season 1, Episode 3: "Prairie Lawyer"
1975 The Invisible Man Bunker Guard Season 1, Episode 6: "Go Directly to Jail"
1977 The Cliffwood Avenue Kids Uncle Billy TV Series
1978 Big Bob Johnson and His Fantastic Speed Circus Bert TV Movie
1978 Time Machine Unnamed TV Movie
1980 The Dukes of Hazzard Coy Randolph Season 2, Episode 9: "Jude Emery"
1980-1981 Flo Roy 8 Episodes
1981 Palmerstown, U.S.A. Roy Season 2, Episode 2: "Scandal"
1987 Bates Motel Vagrant TV Movie
1989 L.A. Law Henry Broder Season 3, Episode 17: "America The Beautiful"
1989 Guns of Paradise Dr. Jefferies Season 2, Episode 1: "A Gathering of Guns"
1989 Sister Kate Unknown Season 1, Episode 6: "Neville's Hired Hand"
1990 Nutz, Yutz and Klutz Unknown Pilot "All Washed Up" directed by Matt Cimber
1990 They Came from Outerspace Willie Tyrell Season 1, Episode 8: "Rodeo Romeos"
1992-1995 Renegade Hobo / Bum 2 Episodes
1993 Body Bags Stranger TV Movie directed by John Carpenter and Tobe Hooper
1993 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. 49'er Season 1, Episode 5: "Socrates Sister"
1995 Live Shot Unnamed Season 1, Episode 9: "What Price Episode?"
1995 Night Stand Lester Season 1, Episode 27: "The Self-Improvement Show"
1997 Skeletons Jerry Grommer TV Movie
1997 NYPD Blue Moe Season 4, Episode 22: "A Draining Experience"
1997 ER Lamont Season 4, Episode 7: "Fathers and Sons"
1998 Brooklyn South Manus Bleeker Season 1, Episode 13: "Tears on My Willow"
1998 Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Bret Calvert Season 6, Episode 18: "Legend II: Vengeance"
1998 Power Rangers in Space Bearded Man Season 1, Episode 43: "Countdown to Destruction: Part 2"
1999 The Pretender Motel Manager Season 4, Episode 1: "The World's Changing"
2000 Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue Homeless Man Season 1, Episode 27: "The Great Egg Caper"
2001 18 Wheels of Justice Sam Season 2, Episode 8: "Hot Cars, Fast Women"
2001 Power Rangers Time Force Bartender Season 1, Episode 24: "Movie Madness: Part 1"
2004 They Are Among Us Old Chuck TV Movie, (final film role)


  1. "Flower, George "Buck"". Cengage Gale. Retrieved April 3, 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. "New York Times". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. 2013. Archived from the original on October 29, 2013. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
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