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Oscar-winning actor who played Willie Stark in All the King’s Men and starred as Chief Dan Matthews on the syndicated TV series, Highway Patrol. He also appeared in the 1960 film, Goliath and the Dragon.
He began working on the vaudeville stage alongside his parents, and after vaudeville’s decline he appeared on the Marx Brothers radio show.
Ten years before his Oscar success, he played supporting roles in Hollywood.
How did Broderick Crawford die?
Broderick Crawford's death was caused by stroke.
A spokesman for Eisenhower Medical Center said the actor died at 1:40 P.M. of complications from strokes he suffered earlier.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||74 years|
|Birthday||December 9, 1911|
|Death date||April 26, 1986|
|Place of death||Rancho Mirage, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I want to make someone walk straight, but I've left my sons nothing but wars."Broderick Crawford
"I've made upwards of a million bucks in the cops-and-robbers business."Broderick Crawford
"I have a jaundiced eye but a young mind."Broderick Crawford
"I get a wild hair up my nose and I want to go."Broderick Crawford
"If you're going to be a bum, be the biggest. If you're going to blow it, blow it big."Broderick Crawford