Buka had a long and distinguished career as a character actor in films
and television, but got his start as a child on programs such as "Let's
Let's Pretend was a children's program created and directed by Nila Mack (1891-1953). It had a long-run on CBS radio. The Peabody Award-winning program began March 24, 1934, running for two decades before the final show on October 23, 1954. Adaptations included such classics and fairy tales as Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Arabian Nights, Beauty and the Beast and Rumpelstiltskin.