Buster Crabbe Overview:

Legendary actor, Buster Crabbe, was born Clarence Linden Crabbe on Feb 7, 1908 in Oakland, CA. Crabbe died at the age of 75 on Apr 23, 1983 in Scottsdale, AZ .



He was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Television. Crabbe was never nominated for an Academy Award.

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Olympics to Hollywood:

on Aug 12, 2016 From Comet Over Hollywood

Johnny Weissmuller wasn?t the only swimming Olympian to play Tarzan. There was also Clarence ?Buster? Crabbe. Crabbe and Weissmuller knew each other before their Hollywood days and were competitive. Crabbe developed as his swimming (and surfing) prowess while growing up on a pineapple plantation in ... Read full article

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Buster Crabbe Quotes:

[discussing a corpse]
Chad Santee: Give me a hand with this man.
Blackjack Silk: Yeah? And if I don't?
Chad Santee: You'll be laying out there with him when the coyotes come vistin' tonight.

Billy Carson: Well, you can include me out. I haven't got 50,000 dollars to be buying gold mines from crazy people.

Willie Martin: Well, nobody cares much when you're on the losing side.
Capt. Tom Andrews: I respect a good soldier no matter what the color of his uniform.

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Buster Crabbe Facts
Grandson Nick Holt head defensive football coach 2006 at University of Southern California where Buster Crabbe graduated in 1931.

Is the only actor who has played Tarzan, Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon - the top 3 pulp fiction heroes of the 1930s.

Graduated from Punahou School in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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