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Gene Crane

Gene Crane, American television personality. Served to 1st lieutenant infantry United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Broadcast Pioneers.

Background

  • Crane, Gene was born on May 27, 1920 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Miriam (Kassel) Crane.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1942.

    Career

    • Staff announcer Station WJTN, Jamestown, New York, 1941, Station WAGE, Syracuse, 1942. Staff announcer, newsman, science editor, weatherman Station WCAU-television, Philadelphia, since 1946. Producer Alcare Communications, Philadelphia, 1974-1982.

      Vice president production Baker Videoactive, Philadelphia, since 1982.

    Works

    • Producer, writer, narrator (syndicated radio series) What An Idea, 1974-1976, (syndicated television series) Buyer Beware, 1976-1981. Appeared in Rocky III, 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Served to 1st lieutenant infantry United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild, Broadcast Pioneers. Clubs: Philadelphia Advertising.

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, cooking.

    Connections

    • Married Joan Meyers, February 24, 1949 (divorced December 1973). 1 child, David.
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    Born May 27, 1920
    • 1942
      Syracuse University
    • 1941
      Staff announcer Station WJTN
      Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
    • 1942
      Staff announcer Station WJTN
      Syracuse, New York, United States
    • 1946
      staff announcer
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States