Student, Massachusetts School Art, Boston.
Independent comedian, entertainer, since 1947. National spokesman Anheuser-Busch Natural Light Beer.
Began work as comedian in New England clubs, fraternity and political dinners, numerous civic and charity functions. New York City debut Latin Quarter. Several appearances London Palladium, regular appearances at all major hotels in Las Vegas, numerous other night clubs, concert halls, theaters, television variety and panel shows.
Host: (syndicated television series) Norm Crosby's Comedy Shop. National co-host on Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon.
National honorary chairman better Hearing Institute, Washington. Trustee Hope for Hearing Foundation, University of California at Los Angeles. Sponsor Norm Crosby Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament benefitting City of Hope.
With United States Coast Guard, 1945-1946. Member Friars Club (New York City, Los Angeles. 20th term International Ambassador of Good Will for City of Hope), Masons, Shriners.
Married Joan Crane Foley, November 1, 1966. Children: Daniel Joseph, Andrew Crane.