Bob Crane was an American actor and disc jockey who had a net worth of $150 thousand at the time of his death. He was best-known for starring on the television show “Hogan’s Heroes.” Crane appeared in all 168 of the show’s episodes. For “Hogan’s Heroes” he was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Continued Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Comedy Series in 1966 and 1967.
Bob Crane was born in Waterbury, Connecticut in July 1928. Crane started his career as a disc jockey in New York and Connecticut before he moved to Los Angeles, California to host the #1 rated morning show.
His best known acting role came as Colonel Robert E. Hogan in the TV series “Hogan’s Heroes” between 1965 and 1971. From 1963 to 1965 he starred as Dr. Dave on “The Donna Reed Show”.
In the 1970s his career began to cool slightly. Crane starred as Bob Wilcox on “The Bob Crane Show” in 1975. He also starred in the movies “Return to Peyton Place”, “Man-Trap”, “The New Interns”, “The Wicked Dreams of Paula Schultz”, “Superdad,” and “Gus”.
Crane’s last role was an episode of the TV series “The Love Boat” in 1978.
After acting on television he became a fixture on the dinner theater scene.
Bob Crane was murdered on June 29, 1978 at the age of 49.
|Net Worth:||$150 Thousand|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 13, 1928 – Jun 29, 1978 (49 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Disc jockey|
|Nationality:||United States of America|