Victor Buono

Birth Name: Victor Charles Buono

Date of Birth: February 3, 1938

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Death: January 1, 1982

Place of Death: Apple Valley, California, U.S.

*father – Italian
*mother – German, Irish

Victor Buono was an American actor, comic, and recording artist. His roles include the film What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and King Tut on the 1960s Batman series.

He was the son of Myrtle Belle and Victor Francis Buono, a police officer and bail bondsman, who was found guilty of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit robbery in 1959, and sentenced to life imprisonment. His father was born in Oregon, to Italian parents.

Victor’s paternal grandfather was named Frank Buono.

Victor’s paternal grandmother was named Rose Baroni.

Victor’s maternal grandfather was Carl Joseph Keller (the son of Wilhelm Keller and Maria Kaulbausen). Carl was a German emigrant, from Aachen.

Victor’s maternal grandmother was Myrtle Bell Glass (the daughter of Chester Kneer Glass and Mary Jane/Marne Lillis). Myrtle was a Canadian immigrant, of Irish descent. She was a vaudeville performer on the Orpheum Circuit.

Sources: Victor’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Death record of Victor’s father –

Victor’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Marriage record of Victor’s maternal grandparents, Carl Joseph Keller and Myrtle Bell Glass –

Birth record of Victor’s maternal grandmother, Myrtle Bell Glass –

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