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Buck Houghton (I) (1915–1999)

Archible Ernest "Buck" Houghton Jr. is chiefly remembered as producer of The Twilight Zone (1959) during its first three seasons (more than a hundred episodes in total), his influence palpable in all facets of production, from script selection to renting production facilities, to casting, scoring and editing. Houghton had graduated from UCLA with ... See full bio »

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The Wraith Producer
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 1994 Spring Awakening (TV Movie) (producer)
 1986 The Wraith (executive producer)
 1985 Eternal Evil (producer)
 1982 The Escape Artist (producer)
 1982 An Innocent Love (TV Movie) (producer)
 1981 The Violation of Sarah McDavid (TV Movie) (supervising producer)
 1978-1980 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- A Bird in Hand... (1980) ... (producer: Hollywood)
- A Death in the Family (1978) ... (producer)
- A Stranger in His Grave (1978) ... (producer: Hawaii)
- My Friend, the Enemy (1978) ... (producer: Hawaii)
- Frozen Assets (1978) ... (producer: Hawaii)
 1976 Executive Suite (TV Series) (producer)
 1976 Dynasty (TV Movie) (producer)
 1975 Harry O (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- Street Games (1975) ... (producer)
- Elegy for a Cop (1975) ... (producer)
- Lester (1975) ... (producer)
- Double Jeopardy (1975) ... (producer)
- Silent Kill (1975) ... (producer)
 1967-1968 The High Chaparral (TV Series) (producer - 8 episodes)
- Gold Is Where You Leave It (1968) ... (producer)
- Mark of the Turtle (1967) ... (producer)
- The Price of Revenge (1967) ... (producer)
- Sudden Country (1967) ... (producer)
- Shadows on the Land (1967) ... (producer)
 1966 I Deal in Danger (producer)
 1966 Blue Light (TV Series) (producer - 17 episodes)
- The Friendly Enemy (1966) ... (producer)
- Field of Dishonor (1966) ... (producer)
- The Key to the Code (1966) ... (producer)
- The Other Fuhrer (1966) ... (producer)
- The Deserters (1966) ... (producer)
 1965 The Long, Hot Summer (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Long Hot Summer (1965) ... (producer)
 1963-1964 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (producer - 25 episodes)
- A Need of Valor (1964) ... (producer)
- All the Blood of Yesterday (1964) ... (producer)
- The Arena: Part 2 (1964) ... (producer)
- The Arena: Part 1 (1964) ... (producer)
- Run, Pony, Run (1964) ... (producer)
 1963 The Dick Powell Theatre (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Old Man and the City (1963) ... (producer)
 1959-1962 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (producer - 102 episodes)
- The Changing of the Guard (1962) ... (producer)
- Cavender Is Coming (1962) ... (producer)
- I Sing the Body Electric (1962) ... (producer)
- Young Man's Fancy (1962) ... (producer)
- The Dummy (1962) ... (producer)
 1962 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Hercule Poirot (1962) ... (producer)
 1958-1959 Yancy Derringer (TV Series) (associate producer - 18 episodes)
- A Game of Chance (1959) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Night the Russians Landed (1959) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- Mayhem at the Market (1959) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Fair Freebooter (1959) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- Nightmare on Bourbon Street (1959) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
 1958-1959 Man with a Camera (TV Series) (producer - 15 episodes)
- The Big Squeeze (1959) ... (producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- Mute Evidence (1959) ... (producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- Face of Murder (1959) ... (producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Last Portrait (1959) ... (producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- Lady on the Loose (1958) ... (producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
  Wire Service (TV Series) (associate producer - 3 episodes, 1956 - 1957) (producer - 1 episode, 1956)
- Chicago Exclusive (1957) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Deep End (1956) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Tower (1956) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- Campaign Trail (1956) ... (producer)
 1955 Paris Follies of 1956 (associate producer - as A. E. Houghton Jr.)
 1954 The New Adventures of China Smith (TV Series) (associate producer - 5 episodes)
- A Grave in Sumatra (1954) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Sign of the Scorpion (1954) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Tidewalker (1954) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- The Bible of Mr. Quaile (1954) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
- A Bandit of Malaya (1954) ... (associate producer - as A.E. Houghton Jr.)
 1952 China Smith (TV Series) (assistant producer - 1 episode)
- The Kaprielian Cipher ... (assistant producer)
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Other Works:

'What a Producer Does: The Art of Moviemaking (Not the Business)' by Buck Houghton, published in 1991 by Silman James Press. ISBN: 1-878505-05-3

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Alternate Names:

A. E. Houghton Jr. | A.E. 'Buck' Houghton Jr. | A.E. Houghton Jr.
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