Buster Crabbe

1908 - 1983

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Clarence Linden Crabbe II (; February 7, 1908 – April 23, 1983), known professionally as Buster Crabbe, was an American two-time Olympic swimmer and film and television actor. He won the 1932 Olympic gold medal for 400-meter freestyle swimming event, which launched his career on the silver screen and later television. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buster Crabbe has received more than 891,678 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Buster Crabbe is the 4,612th most popular actor (down from 4,438th in 2019), the 7,168th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,738th in 2019) and the 2,271st most popular American Actor.

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  • 22

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  • 3.91

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Among actors, Buster Crabbe ranks 4,612 out of 10,030Before him are Sadie Frost, André Wilms, Evanna Lynch, Pam Dawber, Eric Mabius, and Thelma Todd. After him are Doug Bradley, Gary Cole, Grant Heslov, Christie Brinkley, Jan Sterling, and Darren McGavin.

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Among people born in 1908, Buster Crabbe ranks 282Before him are Louis L'Amour, Aleksei Arbuzov, Ugo Pignotti, Mae Questel, Mikhail Somov, and Olivia Manning. After him are Rudolf Gramlich, Jack Gilford, Sucheta Kriplani, Tauno Palo, Hélène Boucher, and Théodore Nouwens. Among people deceased in 1983, Buster Crabbe ranks 182Before him are Nikolaus Pevsner, Richard Llewellyn, Pat O'Brien, Dora Gabe, George O. Abell, and Joseph Ruttenberg. After him are Tomás Ojeda, Gerry Hitchens, Kenneth Clark, Christopher George, Momčilo Đokić, and Slim Pickens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Buster Crabbe ranks 7,168 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Hart (1943), Jimmy Webb (1946), Pam Dawber (1951), Eric Mabius (1971), Tim Howard (1979), and Thelma Todd (1906). After him are Jessica Drake (1974), Frank Shields (1909), Edward Goodrich Acheson (1856), Gary Cole (1956), Grant Heslov (1963), and Christie Brinkley (1954).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Buster Crabbe ranks 2,271Before him are Judith O'Dea (1945), Phil Harris (1904), Eliza Dushku (1980), Pam Dawber (1951), Eric Mabius (1971), and Thelma Todd (1906). After him are Gary Cole (1956), Grant Heslov (1963), Christie Brinkley (1954), Jan Sterling (1921), Darren McGavin (1922), and Rita Gam (1927).

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