Posts Tagged ‘fred crane’

In Memoriam…

Monday, February 23rd, 2009




Just a few of the stars who passed away last year that were not mentioned in last evenings Academy Award ceremony.


Lest we forget…


Ann Savage

ANN SAVAGE (1921-2008)


Eartha Kitt

EARTHA KITT (1927-2008)


Sam Bottoms

SAM BOTTOMS (1955-2008)



Robert Prosky

ROBERT PROSKY (1930-2008)


Beverly Garland



Irving Brecher

IRVING BRECHER (1914-2008)


Yma Sumac

YMA SUMAC (1922-2008)


Edie Adams

 EDIE ADAMS (1927-2008)


Anita Page

ANITA PAGE (1910 – 2008)


Fred Crane

FRED CRANE (1918-2008)



ESTELLE GETTY (1923-2008)


George Carlin

GEORGE CARLIN (1937-2008)


Harvey Korman

HARVEY KORMAN (1927-2008)




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Obit…Fred Crane

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Fred Crane, 90; actor who wooed Scarlett in ‘Gone With the Wind’



Fred Crane (left) with Vivian Leigh and George Reeves in Gone With the Wind (1939)


He played Brent Tarleton in the 1939 film. Crane later became an announcer on L.A. classical music station KFAC.


By Dennis McLellan
Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
August 23, 2008


Fred Crane, a former longtime Los Angeles classical music radio announcer who achieved a slice of film immortality when he played one of the handsome Tarleton twins in the 1939 movie classic Gone With the Wind, has died. He was 90.  (click on ‘Continue Reading’ for more)

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