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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Buster Crabbe, Athlete, Hero of Serials, Dies

Swimming hero of the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics and later a hero of scores Hollywood B-movies and adventure serials, died Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Still handsome and active at 75, Crabbe apparently had been in good health and was "enthusiastically" making plans for a personal appearance in Nashville to benefit arthritis victims five minutes before he collapsed and died, his wife, Virginia, said. Continue ...

Buster Crabbe
Olympic champion Buster Crabbe in a scene from "Tarzan the Fearless."
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