Originally from Queensland, Australia, Buchanan began his young career performing mostly in TV guest roles, short films and television commercials. In 2008, he landed his first lead role in the Australian surf/coming of age feature film, Newcastle. The movie was well received by critics in multiple countries including Japan, Australia, the United States and the UK, with rave reviews for his individual performance. Shortly thereafter, he became a regular on the ABC TV series Blue Water High.
Buchanan has continued to work in Australian television with stints in the long-running soap opera Home & Away and the BBC series Out of the Blue. It was in 2008 that his sights were set on the competitive market of Hollywood, and he booked his first American feature film Arcadia Lost, supporting alongside the likes of Nick Nolte and Haley Bennett. Lachlan was most recently seen in guest starring roles on HBO's Hung and ABC's No Ordinary Family.
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