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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:

[reading a wanted poster which accuses Billy, Fuzzy and Jeff of crimes they didn't commit]
Billy 'The Kid' Bonney: They'll be accusing us of starting the Civil War next.

[Billy gets the drop on Cal and his gang again]
Cal: You certainly go out of your way to look for trouble.
Billy Carson: It could be, but I haven't found any yet that bothered me.

Rose Fargo: Were you and your brother always that close?
Chad Santee: Well, the Sioux got Ma and Pa when we were young. After that, all we had was each other.
Rose Fargo: Yet you left him for two hitches in the cavalry. Why?
Chad Santee: No, Rose, I didn't leave him. There was a split in the trail. He went one way and I went the other.

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Buster Crabbe on the
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Buster Crabbe Facts
Guest of Honor at "Multicon 70" science-fiction convention (Oklahoma City, USA, June 18-21, 1970)

First cousin four times removed of Confederate General James Longstreet (1821-1904).

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

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