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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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 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)
- Trapped (1976) ... Lawyer
 1976 Spencer's Pilots (TV Series)
Joe Cozens
- The Search (1976) ... Joe Cozens
 1976 Gus
 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)
 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
 1969 Arsenic and Old Lace (TV Movie)
Mortimer Brewster (as Robert Crane)
 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)
- The $200 Parlay (1961) ... Harry
- Ride the River (1953)
 1961 Man-Trap
Ralph Turner
 1961 Return to Peyton Place
Peter White (uncredited)
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Disc Jockey
- Static (1961) ... Disc Jockey (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Guest performer, as himself, on the 19th and 20th annual "Stop Arthritis Telethon" programs on 2 Feb 1974 and 1 Feb 1975. See more »

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

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Robert Crane


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

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


He discovered singer Marilyn McCoo on the 1960s show Hollywood Talent Scouts (1965). See more »

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