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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
Movie/TV Credits:
61
First Appeared:
In the movie Susan and God 1940-06-07
Latest Project:
Series Honey West 1965-09-17
Known For
Poster of Surf Party
Poster of Beyond the Moon
Poster of The Eternal Sea
Poster of Someone to Remember
Filmography
Series Honey West Unknown 1965-09-17
Movie Surf Party Sgt. Wayne Neal 1964-01-30
Series Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. Unknown 1964-09-25
Movie House of the Damned Joseph Schiller 1963-03-01
Movie The Devil's Partner David Simpson 1961-09-19
Movie Boy Who Caught a Crook Connors 1961-10-01
Movie 13 Fighting Men Loomis 1960-03-31
Series Philip Marlowe Unknown 1959-10-06
Series Hawaiian Eye Unknown 1959-10-07
Series Wanted: Dead or Alive Unknown 1958-09-06
Series Bronco Unknown 1958-09-23
Movie Bailout at 43,000 Captain Jack Nolan 1957-05-01
Movie Guns Don't Argue Homer Van Meter 1957-01-01
Series Perry Mason Unknown 1957-09-21
Series Trackdown Unknown 1957-10-04
Movie Beyond the Moon Rocky Jones 1956-01-01
Movie Manhunt in Space Rocky Jones 1956-01-01
Movie Menace from Outer Space Rocky Jones 1956-01-01
Movie The Eternal Sea Lt. Johnson 1955-04-19
Series The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp Unknown 1955-09-06
Movie Silver Needle in the Sky Rocky Jones 1954-01-01
Movie The Gypsy Moon Rocky Jones 1954-12-25
Movie Crash of Moons Rocky Jones 1954-07-10
Series General Electric Theater Unknown 1953-02-01
Movie Winning of the West Jack Autry aka Jack Austin 1953-01-01
Movie Woman They Almost Lynched Yankee Lieutenant (uncredited) 1953-03-20
Movie The Neanderthal Man Dr. Ross Harkness 1953-06-19
Movie The Great Adventures of Captain Kidd Richard Dale 1953-09-17
Series Gang Busters Unknown 1952-03-20
Movie Leadville Gunslinger Jim Blanchard 1952-03-22
Movie Thundering Caravans Deputy Dan Reed 1952-06-20
Series Hopalong Cassidy Unknown 1952-09-19
Movie The Last Outpost McReady (uncredited) 1951-04-04
Series Racket Squad Unknown 1951-06-07
Movie Mysterious Island Capt. Cyrus Harding 1951-09-13
Movie Man in the Saddle Juke Vird 1951-12-02
Movie A Lady Without Passport Lt. Maxon, Navy Flyer 1950-08-03
Movie Dynamite Johnny Brown 1949-01-18
Movie Campus Honeymoon Robert Watson 1948-02-01
Movie Angel on the Amazon Johnny MacMahon 1948-11-01
Movie Waterfront at Midnight Denny Hanrohan 1948-06-25
Movie Behind Green Lights Johnny Williams, Reporter 1946-02-15
Movie None Shall Escape Willie Grimm as a Man 1944-02-03
Movie Patrolling the Ether Phillip 1944-04-10
Movie Someone to Remember Paul Parker 1943-08-21
Movie For God and Country Medical Orderly 1943-05-15
Movie So Proudly We Hail Georgie Larson (Uncredited) 1943-09-09
Movie Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case Sailor at Dance 1943-05-08
Movie Cry 'Havoc' Man 1943-11-23
Movie Corvette K-225 Leading Torpedo Man 1943-09-29
Movie Riders of the Deadline Tim Mason 1943-12-03
Movie Happy Land Rusty Marsh 1943-11-10
Movie Eagle Squadron Griffith 1942-06-16
Movie This Time for Keeps Eustace Andrews 1942-03-01
Movie The Phantom Plainsmen Tad Marvin 1942-06-16
Movie Abbott y Costello In the Navy Office Boy (uncredited) 1941-05-30
Movie Keep 'Em Flying Cadet Stevens (uncredited) 1941-11-27
Movie Susan and God Bob 1940-06-07
Movie We Who Are Young Savoy-Carlton Bellboy (uncredited) 1940-07-19
Movie Keeping Company Eddie Lane 1940-12-27
Movie Meet the Wildcat Bill--Office Worker 1940-10-22
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