Bo Buchanan
Robert S. Woods
Robert S. Woods as Bo Buchanan
All My Children
One Life to Live
Portrayed by: Robert S. Woods
Duration: 1979-1986, 1988-2012 & 2013 (OLTL)
2005 (AMC)
First appearance: November 1979 (OLTL)
January 2005 (AMC)
Last appearance: September 2, 2013 (OLTL)
February 2005 (AMC)
Cause/reason: Series finale
Created by: Gordon Russell
Sam Hall
Family: Buchanan family
Full name: Beaufort Oglethorpe Buchanan
Other names: Beaufort Ralston [1]
William Brady (alias)
Gender: Male
Born: April 18, 1945
Occupation: Police Commissioner
Residence: Llanview, Pennsylvania
Parents: Asa Buchanan
(father, deceased)
Olympia Buchanan
(mother, deceased)
Siblings: Clinton "Clint" Buchanan
Benjamin "Ben" Davidson
(paternal half-brother, deceased)
Marital status: Nora Hanen
(married) [06/2010-]
Past marriage(s): Delilah Ralston
(divorced) [1983]
Deidra "Didi" O'Neill
(dissolved) [1986-1988]
Sarah Gordon
(dissolved) [1990-1991]
Cassandra "Cassie" Callison
(invalid) [1991]
Nora Hanen
(divorced) [1995-1999]
Children: David Vickers-Buchanan
(son, with Emma)
Drew Buchanan I
(son, with Becky Lee, deceased)
Matthew Buchanan
(son, with Nora)
Unnamed child
(with Lindsay, deceased)
Rachel Gannon
Grandchildren: Unnamed child
(grandchild, via David)
Drew Buchanan II
(grandson, via Matthew)
Aunts & uncles: Pike Buchanan
(paternal uncle, deceased)
Jeannie Buchanan
(paternal aunt, deceased)
Nieces & nephews: Cordero "Cord" Roberts
Kevin Buchanan Sr.
(adopted nephew)
Joseph "Joey" Buchanan
(adopted nephew)
Jessica Buchanan
Natalie Buchanan
Rex Balsom
Clinton James "C.J." Roberts
Sarah Roberts
Demerest "Duke" Buchanan
(adopted great-nephew, deceased)
Kevin Buchanan Jr.
(adopted great-nephew, deceased)
Megan Rappaport
(great-niece, deceased)
Bree Brennan
Chloe Brennan
(great-niece, deceased)
Ryder Ford
Liam McBain
Shane Balsom
Zane Buchanan
(adopted great-great-nephew)
Cousins: Austin Buchanan
(paternal cousin, deceased)
Rafael "Rafe" Garretson
(paternal cousin)

Other relatives: Samantha "Sammi" Garretson
(paternal first cousin once removed)
Romances: Emma Bradley
(one night stand, deceased)
Patricia "Pat" Ashley
Delilah Ralston
Rebecca "Becky Lee" Hunt
Georgia Whitman
Sarah Gordon
(dated/engaged, deceased)
Lindsay Farrell
Melanie Farrell
Gabrielle Medina
(dated/engaged, deceased)
Paige Miller
Paige Miller
Lindsay Farrell

Beaufort "Bo" Buchanan is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap operas One Life to Live and All My Children.

Actor History:Edit

  • Robert S. Woods (OLTL: 11/1979-06/1986, 10/1988-01/2012 & 04/2013-present & AMC: 01/2005-02/2005; recurring)

Character History:Edit


  1. Name when believed to be Yancey Ralston's child.

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