Appeared on Broadway for the second (and last) time as "Lennie" in John Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men" in 1937, which established him as an actor. One of his co-stars was Will Geer.
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 210-211. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.
During World War 2, he was a regular radio announcer for the Armed Forces Network, introducing broadcasts of live musical performances for such artists as Glenn Miller's Air Force Band.
Father of Kelly G. Crawford
Sons: Kelly and Kim.