Bob Crane – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Bob Crane died at age 49, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding actor Bob Crane's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bob Crane Net Worth: 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.

How did Bob Crane die?

Crane had been bludgeoned to death with a weapon that was never identified, though investigators believed it to be a camera tripod. An electrical cord had been tied around his neck. Crane’s funeral was held on July 5, 1978, at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westwood, Los Angeles.

Information about the death of Bob Crane
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death49 years
ProfessionActor, Disc jockey
BirthdayJuly 13, 1928
Death dateJune 29, 1978
Place of deathWinfield Place Condominiums, Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Place of burialWestwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery


"People used to think I was out of my mind."

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"I had to talk for a long time to explain to the producer why I wasn't right for 'Please Don't Eat the Daisies.' I also had to explain why I didn't want to do 'My Living Doll' before Robert Cummings was considered for the role."

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"I always had acting in the back of my mind."

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"I feel the really big stars are in movies, not TV."

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"Some people never do become a success and then start looking for a crutch."

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