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Bob Crane (I) (1928–1978)


Handsome Bob Crane had many careers including working as a disc jockey for a while. He started acting around the age of 33. One of his first acting jobs was in Return to Peyton Place (1961). After a guest appearance on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) and a supporting role on The Donna Reed Show (1958), he landed the lead role of Col. Robert Hogan in ... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1978 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Edward 'Teddy' Anderson
- Too Hot to Handle/Family Reunion/Cinderella Story (1978) ... Edward 'Teddy' Anderson
 1977 The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (TV Series)
Danny Day
- A Haunting We Will Go (1977) ... Danny Day
 1977 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Jamison
- Has Anybody Here Seen Quincy? (1977) ... Dr. Jamison
 1976 Gibbsville (TV Series)
Lawyer
- Trapped (1976) ... Lawyer
 1976 Spencer's Pilots (TV Series)
Joe Cozens
- The Search (1976) ... Joe Cozens
 1976 Gus
Pepper
 1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Jerry Crabtree
- The Adventure of the Hardhearted Huckster (1976) ... Jerry Crabtree
 1976 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
- The Invaders (1976)
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Larry Brooks
- Requiem for Bored Wives (1974) ... Larry Brooks
 1974 Tenafly (TV Series)
Sid Pierce
- Man Running (1974) ... Sid Pierce
 1973 Superdad
Charlie McCready
 1972 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Charlie Taggert
- Pilot (1972) ... Charlie Taggert
 1972 Patriotism (Short)
Narrator
 1969-1971 Love, American Style (TV Series) (segment 'Love and the Waitress') / (segment "Love and the Logical Explanation") / Howard (segment "Love and the Modern Wife")
- Love and the Modern Wife/Love and the Phonies/Love and the Single Couple (1969) ... Howard (segment "Love and the Modern Wife")
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series)
Ellis Travers (segment "House - With Ghost")
 1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Bob Carter
- And Here's... Doris (1971) ... Bob Carter
 1967 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Col. Hogan
- Freddie's Heroes (1967) ... Col. Hogan
 1963 Channing (TV Series)
Prof. Arlen
- A Hall Full of Strangers (1963) ... Prof. Arlen
 1963 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series)
Charlie Lessing
- The Thirty-First of February (1963) ... Charlie Lessing
 1962 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Harry Rogers
- Somebody Has to Play Cleopatra (1962) ... Harry Rogers
 1953-1961 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
Harry
- The $200 Parlay (1961) ... Harry
- Ride the River (1953)
 1961 Man-Trap
Ralph Turner
 1961 Return to Peyton Place
Peter White (uncredited)
 1961 Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Disc Jockey
- Static (1961) ... Disc Jockey (uncredited)
 1957 The Silent Service (TV Series)
Exec. Officer Conrad Flesser
- The Perch's New Role (1957) ... Exec. Officer Conrad Flesser (as Robert Crane)
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Other Works:

Cast member, "Com-Tac 303, " a war film that started shooting in August, 1977, but was never completed. Billy Dee Williams, Greg Morris, and Henry Fonda were also in the cast of this film, directed by Robert Totten, about an African American combat aviators in World War II. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 2 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Crane

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't smoke, I don't drink. Two out of three ain't bad.

Trivia:

His last movie appearance was in the Walt Disney movie, Gus (1976), where he played an announcer named "Pepper Pot". See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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