Mostly Credited As: Buster Crabbe
Sometimes Credited As: Larry "Buster" Crabbe
Birth Name: Clarence Linden Crabbe
Date Of Birth: February 17, 1907 (Age 76)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Oakland, California
Date Of Death: April 23, 1983
Cause Of Death: Heart Attack in Scottsdale, Arizona
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Buster was in Films and Television from 1930 up until 1982 and is best remembered for his roles as “Billy The Kid”, “Buck Rogers”, “Flash Gordon” and “Tarzan”.
Larry was raised in Hawaii where he learned how to swim and he entered in 2 Summer Olympic Games as a swimmer.
In 1928 he won an Olympic Bronze medal for the 1,500 meter freestyle swim and in 1932 he won a Gold medal for the 400 meter freestyle and broke the record that was held at that time by “Johnny Weissmuller”.
“Johnny Weissmuller” would go on to be an Actor and played in many Movies in the role of “Tarzan” that Buster would take over and play years later.
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