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Gene Crane Edit Profile

Television personality

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

  • Other Work

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

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, cooking.

Connections

Married Joan Meyers, February 24, 1949 (divorced December 1973). 1 child, David.

father:
Benjamin Crane

mother:
Miriam (Kassel) Crane

spouse:
Joan Meyers

child:
David Crane