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Frank Buck (animal collector)

Frank Buck (animal collector)
Personal information
Birth dateMarch 17, 1884
Place of birthGainesville, Texas, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 25, 1950(age 66)
Death placeHouston, Texas, U.S.
OccupationFilm actor, author, film director
Years active1930 1949
SpouseLillie West (pen name Amy Leslie) 1901-1913 (divorced), Nina C. Boardman 1914-1927 (divorced), Muriel Reilly 1928-1950 (his death)

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Frank Howard Buck (March 17, 1884 March 25, 1950) was a hunter and "collector of wild animals," as well as a movie actor, director, writer and producer. He is known for his book Bring 'Em Back Alive and his 1930s and 40s jungle adventure movies including: Wild Cargo, Jungle Cavalcade, Jacare, Killer of the Amazon, many of which included staged "fights to the death" between formidable beasts.

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