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Brandon Crane

A native of Oceanside, California, Brandon began appearing in television commercials at the age of four after a talent scout noticed him entertaining party guests with impressions of popular singers. In 1984 he began working in episodic television, and is probably best remembered as "Doug Porter" on "The Wonder Years." After High School, Brandon ... See full bio »

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 2004 Skal (Short)
Police Chief
 2000 Coverage (Short)
Rich Singer
 1991 Backfield in Motion (TV Movie)
 1991 Step by Step (TV Series)
- Pulling Together (1991) ... Sven
 1991 Get a Life (TV Series)
Young Chris
- Neptune 2000 (1991) ... Young Chris
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series)
Young Ben Hanscom / Ben Hanscom - Age 12
- Part 2 (1990) ... Young Ben Hanscom
 1990 Generations (TV Series)
- Episode dated 19 November 1990 (1990) ... Orphan
 1989 It's Garry Shandling's Show. (TV Series)
Ted / Joey
- SuperGrant (1989) ... Ted
- Nathan's Sheer Madness (1989) ... Joey
 1989 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
- The Monster Bed (1989) ... (voice)
 1989 Full House (TV Series)
- Pal Joey (1989) ... Sheldon
 1988 Hiroshima Maiden (TV Movie)
 1988 Mr. Belvedere (TV Series)
- Graduation (1988)
 1988 A Place at the Table (TV Movie)
 1987 Magnum, P.I. (TV Series)
- The Love That Lies (1987) ... (voice, uncredited)
 1985 Otherworld (TV Mini-Series)
Smith Sterling
 1983 It's an Adventure, Charlie Brown (TV Movie)
Camp Kids (voice, uncredited)
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 1990 The Wonder Years (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Glee Club (1990) ... (performer: "My Country, 'Tis of Thee")

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One of the first actors to portray the playfully abusive "Cousin Kevin" in a west coast regional production of The Who's Tommy. See more »

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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Grandson of actor Fred Crane, who is best remembered for speaking the opening lines in "Gone With the Wind" opposite George Reeves and Vivian Leigh. See more »

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