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    (February 17, 1907-April 23, 1983)
    Birth name is Clarence Linden Crabbe
    Acted in films 'King of the Jungle (1933),' 'To the Last Mn (1933),' 'You're Telling Me (1934),' 'Nevada (1935),' 'Hold Em' Yale (1935),' 'Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1935),' 'Rose Bowl (1936),' 'Flash Gordon (1936),' 'Flash Gordon's Trip to Mars (1937),' 'King of Gamblers (1937),' 'Tip-Off Girls (1938),' Red Barry (1938),' 'Million Dollar Legs (1939),' 'Buck Rogers (1939),' 'Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940)' 'Billy the Kid Wanted (1941),' and 'Prairie Rustlers (1945)'
    Acted in over a hundred films
    Made $2,000 to act in 'Alien Dead (1980)'
    Made $3,000 to act in 'Prairie Rustlers (1945)'
    Made $200 per week to act in 'Sweetheart of Sigma Chi (1935)'
    Best known for his portrayals of Buck Rogers in 'Buck Rogers (1939)' and Flash Gordon in 'Flash Gordon (1936)'
    He was originally rejected for the role of Tarzan.
    He acted in 'King of the Jungle (1933),' which was almost deliberately a Tarzan rip-off.
    He was a frequent guest star on 'The Price is Right.'
    His last name sounds like 'Crap' or 'Crab.'
    He was a good-looking man with an excellent physique.
    He had been married to the same woman for 50 years.
    He graduated from the University of Southern California. He won the gold medal in the 400 Meter Swimming Freestyle at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California.
    He won a bronze medal in the 1500 Meter Freestyle at Amsterdam.
    His acting was versatile as his film credentials range from comedies, to westerns, to dramas.
    He aged well. He broke the world swimming record for the 60+ year olds in the 400 meters free style in 1971.
    He played serial characters Tarzan, Billy the Kid, Buck Rogers, and Flash Gordon and is the only actor to have portrayed all four.
    He has a star on the walk of fame.

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