Saturday, June 29, 2013

Remembering Bob Crane July 13, 1928 - June 29, 1978

Robert Crane was an American actor and disc jockey.  He began his career as a disc jockey. and hosted The Bob Crane Show that became a #1 rated morning show.

Bob Crane is best known for his role

as "Col. Robert Hogan" on the popular television sitcom, "Hogan's Heroes" from 1965 to 1971 and received two  Primetime Emmy Award nominations for his work.

Later, Crane became a fixture on the dinner theatre circuit for ten years. Other roles over the years include "Abby Dalton" in Cactus Flower, two Disney films "Superdad" and "Gus." Bob Crane also appeared in "The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz."

Bob Crane suffered a tragic death having been bludgeoned by a weapon that was never found on June 29, 1978. He was 49 years old. His death remains a mystery.
Crane's final resting place is Westwood Memorial Park in Westwood, California

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