Frank William Buxton, Jr. was an American actor, television writer, author, producer, and television director.

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. He also had movie roles in What's Up, Tiger Lily? and Overboard.

He served as a story editor for the comedy anthology series Love, American Style, in addition to writing and directing episodes of The Odd Couple, Happy Days, and Mork & Mindy.

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.

For Disney, he played a doctor in Beaches and voiced Mr. Starfish in Chip 'n Dale Rescue Rangers.

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