Robert Scott Crane is an American Actor, Record Producer and Radio Host.
Crane was born in Santa Monica, California to actors Bob Crane and actress Sigrid Valdis.
Robert studied acting at The Stella Adler Conservatory, The Ron Burrus Studio and with The Groundlings.
Crane has starred in many Indie festival films, which include “Time Travelers Anonymous”, Alone at Midnight (2010), “Greg”, Wireless (2006), “AKMB”, Hell Hole High (2003), “CowGrrrls” and “Brooklyn Heights”.
Robert has appeared as a guest on such radio shows as: The Howard Stern Show, Kevin and Bean, Loveline, The Tom Leykis Show, Opie and Anthony, The Mancow Show, The Don and Mike Show, The Steve Dahl Show, The Bob and Tom Show, The Kennedy Show, as well as many other top-rated radio programs.
Featured in many national publications, which include Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The Seattle Post Intelligencer, Radio & Records, Radio Ink, LA Radio People, Billboard, Rolling Stone, Pro Sound News, Mix Magazine, The New York Post, People Magazine, Canada's National Post, The Chicago Tribune, USA Today, The New York Post, The Sunday London Times, Vanity Fair, Salon.com, The Stranger, Tongue, The Rocket, New Times, The Seattle Times and TV Guide.
Crane has made appearances on such television programs as Entertainment Tonight (1981), 20/20 (1978), Today (1952), CNN Headline News, Access Hollywood (1996), Inside Edition (1988), Extra (1994) and Evening Magazine (1976).
Robert is one of the creators and hosts of the multiple-award-winning, nationally-syndicated, comedy radio theater show, “Shaken, Not Stirred”. And one-half of the daily talk radio show, “The Johnny and Scotty Show”, broadcast on KQBZ 100.7 FM “The Buzz” - Seattle. “Shaken, Not Stirred” has won two Silver Microphone awards, including “Best Entertainment Program”, as well as two Crystal Communicator awards for “Best Humor Writing” and “Best Special Interest Show”. The program has also been nominated for two separate Peabody awards and, on top of that, “Shaken, Not Stirred” was selected for the inclusion in the BBC's “A World in Your Ear: The Best of International Radio”.
In 2007, Robert was elected Governor to The Grammy Committee (PNB).
Robert's career as a music / record producer and engineer includes two Grammy nominated projects: the Juno (2007) soundtrack (Crane produced five of the soundtracks ten songs) and the first comedy album by David Cross (Sub Pop Records / 2002). The Soundtrack for “Juno” won the Grammy Award for “Best Soundtrack” (2009). Crane also produced The Saturday Knights EP (2007) and full-length album (Mingle, 2009), which features performances by Jack Endino, Chris Ballew, Kim Thayil and Mark Walk. Crane's Soundhouse studios clients include Dave Matthews, Tom Jones, David Byrne, Brandi Carlile, Soundgarden, Nirvana, Love and Rockets, David Sylvian, Robert Fripp, KMFDM, Ruby, Mark Walk and Skinny Puppy.
Crane built the first recording studio in Seattle to be built from the ground up, “Soundhouse Recording Studios”. Designed by TEC award-winning acoustician Chip Davis. The studio's building is dedicated to Crane's childhood friend, Andrew Wood of the band 'Malfunkshun' and the band Mother Love Bone. The studio, owned by Crane, is managed by legendary producer Jack Endino.
Robert is divorced and has one son from his marriage (25 April 2001 - 10 October 2008) with Michelle Crane.
In 2008, Robert left the music business to continue his acting career, and now lives in Los Angeles, California, with his son.
Robert Scott Crane is the son of the late Bob Crane (Col. Robert E. Hogan of television's Ein Käfig voller Helden (1965)), who was known as the “King of the Los Angeles Airwaves” on KNX - CBS radio in the early 1960s, and Patricia Crane (stage name, Sigrid Valdis, actress, and co-star “Hilda” on _“Hogan's Heroes” (1965)).
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