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Joe Cranston (1924–2014)

Joe Cranston was born on July 29, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Joseph Louis Cranston. He was an actor and writer, known for The Big Turnaround (1988), The Corpse Grinders and The Crawling Hand (1963). He was married to Anita Cynthia Stickney and Audrey Anneliese Dorothea "Peggy" Sell. He died on October 2, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1961 My Three Sons (TV Series)
John Kaylor
- Instant Hate (1961) ... John Kaylor
 1961 Erotica
Narrator (voice)
 1960 Bronco (TV Series)
Doc Barnaby
- Masquerade (1960) ... Doc Barnaby
 1960 General Electric Theater (TV Series)
- R.S.V.P. (1960)
 1959 Go, Johnny, Go!
Band Leader
 1957-1959 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna (TV Series)
Anderson / Drummer
- Who Stole That Melody? (1959) ... Drummer
- Happy Birthday, Captain (1958) ... Anderson
- Susanna and the Pirates (1958) ... Anderson
- A Beautiful Friendship (1958) ... Anderson
- Royal Welcome (1958) ... Anderson
 1953-1957 Dragnet (TV Series)
Fred Stewart / Jack Grant / Policeman
- The Big Love (1957)
- The Big Hit-Run Killer (1954) ... Fred Stewart (as Joel Cranston)
- The Big Frank (1953) ... Jack Grant
- The Big Hate (1953) ... Policeman
 1957 Beginning of the End
Soldier (uncredited)
 1956-1957 Annie Oakley (TV Series)
Jake / Dave Warren
- Tuffy (1957) ... Jake
- A Tall Tale (1956) ... Dave Warren
 1956 Father Knows Best (TV Series)
Bill Neuman
- Bud, the Boxer (1956) ... Bill Neuman (as Joel Cranston)
 1956 Highway Patrol (TV Series)
Ranger Ben Seward
- Mountain Copter (1956) ... Ranger Ben Seward
 1953-1954 Life with Elizabeth (TV Series)
Jack Boniface / The Repair Man
- Oak Tree/TV Repair/Drive-In ... The Repair Man
 1954 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Airline Passenger
- Clem Goes to Mexico (1954) ... Airline Passenger
 1953 Space Patrol (TV Series)
Guard / Savant, Henchman / Hackman
- The Giant of Planet X (1953) ... Guard
- The Mystery of Planet X (1953) ... Savant, Henchman
- The Space Derelict (1953) ... Hackman
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Joel Cranston | Joseph Cranston


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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