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 Buster Crabbe

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Buster Crabbe

Original Name Clarence Linden Crabbe II
Birth
Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA
Death 23 Apr 1983 (aged 75)
Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Heritage Gardens vault, not accessible to public view
Memorial ID 21280 View Source
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Olympic Games Gold Medalist Athlete, Actor. He was best known for an acting career after his athletic career concluded which included iconic roles as "Tarzan," the jungle-raised adventurer created by author Edgar Rice Burroughs, and early popular science fiction space heroes "Flash Gordon" and "Buck Rogers." During the 1932 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California, he won the Gold Medal in the Men's Swimming 400 meter freestyle race, and at the 1928 Summer Olympic Games in Amsterdam, The Netherlands he won the Bronze Medal for the Men's 1,500 meters freestyle race.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 14 Apr 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 21280
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/21280/buster-crabbe : accessed ), memorial page for Buster Crabbe (7 Feb 1908–23 Apr 1983), Find a Grave Memorial ID 21280, citing Green Acres Memorial Park, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated.