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Bob Edward Crane Edit Profile

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Bob Edward Crane, American actor. award nominee for role of Hogan on Hogan’s Heroes, 1965, 66. Served with Connecticut National Guard, 1948-1950. Emmy award nominee for role of Hogan on Hogan’s Heroes, 1965, 66.; Member Screen Actors Guild, American Federation Musicians, American Federation television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, television Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Crane, Bob Edward was born on July 13, 1928 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Alfred T. and Rosemary (Senich) Crane.

Education

Graduated from the high school.

Career

June 1970); children—Robert David, Deborah Ann, Karen Leslie. Married second, Patricia Olson, October 16, 1970. 1 step daughter, Melissa Suzanne.

1 son, Robert Scott. Broadcaster radio station WLEA, Hornell, New York, 1950, WBIS, Bristol, Connecticut, 1951, WICC, Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1951-1956, KNX, Hollywood, California, 1956-1965. Actor Donna Reed Show, ABC television, 1963-1965. Appeared as Colonel Hogan in Hogan’s Heroes, Columbia Broadcasting System-television, Hollywood, 1965-1971.

Television series The Bob Crane Show, 1975. Professional musician, drummer with Connecticut Symphony, 1944-1946, various dance bands East and West coasts. Appeared in motion pictures Return to Peyton Place, 1963, Mantrap, 1963, Wicked Dreams of Paula Shuutz, 1967, Walt Disney prodns.

Super-Dad, 1972, Gus, 1976. Lead (with Helen Hayes and Lillian Gish) in television version of Arsenic and Old Lace, 1968. Sub host for Johnny Carson, Merv Griffin shows.

Host Bob Crane Show, NBC-television, 1975.

Membership

Served with Connecticut National Guard, 1948-1950. Emmy award nominee for role of Hogan on Hogan’s Heroes, 1965, 66. Member Screen Actors Guild, American Federation Musicians, American Federation television and Radio Artists, Actors Equity, Academy Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, television Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married May 20, 1949 (divorced June 1970).; married second, Patricia Olson, October 16, 1970. Children: Robert David, Deborah Ann, Karen Leslie.

father:
Alfred T. Crane

mother:
Rosemary (Senich) Crane

spouses:
Patricia Olson

May 20

children:
Deborah Ann Crane

Karen Leslie Crane

Robert David Crane