Bob Crane

1928 - 1978

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Robert Edward Crane (July 13, 1928 – June 29, 1978) was an American actor, drummer, radio personality, and disc jockey known for starring in the CBS situation comedy Hogan's Heroes. Crane was a drummer from age 11, and he began his career as a radio personality, first in New York City and then in Connecticut. He then moved to Los Angeles where he hosted the number-one rated morning show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bob Crane has received more than 4,636,537 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Bob Crane is the 3,473rd most popular actor, the 5,508th most popular biography from United States and the 1,713th most popular American Actor.

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Among actors, Bob Crane ranks 3,473 out of 10,030Before him are Preity Zinta, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Mark Gatiss, Clint Walker, Shailene Woodley, and Tōru Furuya. After him are Mia Wasikowska, Francesca Neri, Tim Pigott-Smith, Frank Marshall, Mark Salling, and Marilyn Burns.

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Among people born in 1928, Bob Crane ranks 327Before him are Simón Díaz, Judith Krantz, Mary Daly, Danuta Siedzikówna, Nancy Olson, and Ion Druță. After him are Leonid Bronevoy, Eduardo Guerrero, Tadeusz Baird, Åke Johansson, André Schwarz-Bart, and Arnfinn Bergmann. Among people deceased in 1978, Bob Crane ranks 160Before him are Kathleen Kenyon, Alexander Belov, Theo Lingen, Jack Oakie, Jorge Cafrune, and Ethelda Bleibtrey. After him are Germain Derycke, Jānis Daliņš, Gotthard Handrick, Peggy Wood, Ralph Metcalfe, and Edgar Bergen.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bob Crane ranks 5,508 out of 15,968Before him are Joe Sample (1939), John Wooden (1910), Shailene Woodley (1991), William Merritt Chase (1849), Herman J. Mankiewicz (1897), and Al Jardine (1942). After him are Harriet Lane (1830), Robert Zoellick (1953), David Ellefson (1964), John O'Hara (1905), Frank Marshall (1946), and Mark Salling (1982).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Bob Crane ranks 1,713Before him are Ann Dowd (1956), Melissa Rauch (1980), Catherine Bach (1954), John Finn (1952), Clint Walker (1927), and Shailene Woodley (1991). After him are Frank Marshall (1946), Mark Salling (1982), Marilyn Burns (1949), Madeline Kahn (1942), Jack Coleman (1958), and Sasha Alexander (1973).

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