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Richard Crane

Richard Ollie Crane (June 6, 1918–March 9, 1969) was a veteran character actor whose career spanned three decades in films and television. His early career included many uncredited performances in feature films made in the 1940s. He may be best-remembered for his portrayal of the title role in the TV science fiction series Rocky Jones, Space Ranger, which ran for two seasons starting in 1954. Crane died of a heart attack at the age of 50. He is buried in Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery.


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Born:
Jun 6, 1918 In New Castle, Indiana , USA
Movie/TV Credits:
27
First Appeared:
In the movie In the Navy 1941-05-30
Latest Project:
Movie Surf Party 1964-01-30
Known For
Filmography
Movie Surf Party Sgt. Wayne Neal 1964-01-30
Movie Boy Who Caught a Crook Connors 1961-10-01
Movie 13 Fighting Men Loomis 1960-03-31
Movie The Alligator People Paul Webster 1959-07-16
Movie Forbidden Moon Rocky Jones 1956-01-01
Movie The Eternal Sea Lt. Johnson 1955-04-19
Series Commando Cody: Sky Marshal of the Universe Dick Preston 1955-07-16
Movie Silver Needle in the Sky Rocky Jones 1954-01-01
Movie The Gypsy Moon Rocky Jones 1954-12-25
Movie Woman They Almost Lynched Yankee Lieutenant (uncredited) 1953-03-20
Movie The Neanderthal Man Dr. Ross Harkness 1953-06-19
Movie Thundering Caravans Deputy Dan Reed 1952-06-20
Movie Leadville Gunslinger Jim Blanchard 1952-03-22
Movie The Last Outpost McReady (uncredited) 1951-04-04
Movie Mysterious Island Capt. Cyrus Harding 1951-09-13
Movie A Lady Without Passport Lt. Maxon, Navy Flyer 1950-08-03
Movie Dynamite Johnny Brown 1949-01-18
Movie The Flying Serpent Hanson, station XOR broadcaster 1946-02-01
Movie None Shall Escape Willie Grimm as a Man 1944-02-03
Movie Patrolling the Ether Phillip 1944-04-10
Movie For God and Country Medical Orderly 1943-05-15
Movie Someone to Remember Paul Parker 1943-08-21
Movie Riders of the Deadline Tim Mason 1943-12-03
Movie Corvette K-225 Leading Torpedo Man 1943-09-29
Movie Happy Land Rusty Marsh 1943-11-10
Movie This Time for Keeps Eustace Andrews 1942-03-01
Movie In the Navy Office Boy (uncredited) 1941-05-30