Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Paul David McCrane (born January 19, 1961) is an American film, television and theatre actor, as well as an occasional television director. His roles include Emil Antonowsky in RoboCop, Montgomery MacNeil in Fame, astronaut Pete Conrad in From the Earth to the Moon, cancer-absorbing mutant Leonard Betts in The X-Files and Dr. Robert "Rocket" Romano on ER. He starred on ER from 1997-2003 and returned in 2008 for one episode during its 15th and final season. More recently, he has guest-starred in 24 seasons 5 and 6 as Graem Bauer. He has also appeared on Ugly Betty. In addition, McCrane composed and performed two songs for Fame: "Dogs in the Yard" and "Is it Okay if I Call You Mine."
McCrane was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Eileen C. (née Manyak), a nurse, and James J. McCrane, Jr., an actor and writer. His family moved to Richboro, Pennsylvania, where he lived until he moved to New York City after graduating from Holy Ghost Preparatory School. He has a brother, Jim, and three sisters, Maureen, Barbara, and Deirdre. He married Dana Kellin, a jewelry designer, in 1998. They have two children, William Thomas and Noa Catherine.
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Paul David McCrane
Paul David McCrane (born January 19, 1961) is an American film, television and theatre actor, as well as a television director and singer. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Montgomery MacNeil in the 1980 film Fame, Emil Antonowsky in RoboCop and Robert "Rocket" Romano on the NBC medical drama television series ER.
Holy Ghost Preparatory School, Cornwells Heights, Bensalem, PA (1975-1978)
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
United Talent Agency (Beverly Hills, CA), Himber Entertainment (Beverly Hills, CA)
Brown - Light
James J. McCrane, Jr. (advertising executive/actor)
Eileen C. McCrane (nurse)
Maureen McCrane, Barbara McCrane (actress), Deirdre McCrane
William Thomas McCrane (son), Noa Catherine McCrane (daughter), Elizabeth Kellin (sister-in-law)
Maura Tierney (neighbor), Lee Curreri, Maureen Teefy, Noah Wyle, Anthony Edwards, Laura Innes, David E. Kelley, Curt Smith
Steve Himber (manager), Uta Hagen (acting teacher)
Favorite TV Shows
Law & Order
Goran Visnjic, Alex Kingston
Jason Robards (actor)
Frank Darabont, George Clooney, Sherry Stringfield, Eriq La Salle, Julianna Margulies, Alfre Woodard
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