Robert CrawfordRobert Crawford
Robert Crawford, Jr. was a child actor best known for playing Andy on the TV Western series Laramie (1959). He was nominated for an Emmy Award in 1959 for the Playhouse 90 (1956) episode "Child of Our Time" the same year his kid brother Johnny Crawford was Emmy-nominated for playing Chuck Connors son Mark in The Rifleman (1958). Robert, who was also billed as "Bobby Crawford", lost to legend Fred Astaire and was up against such legends as: Mickey Rooney and Paul Muni and the actor's actors Christopher Plummer Rod Steiger.

Although he acted into his mid-20s, his performing career was over by the age of 24. An association with the director George Roy Hill (his father Robert Crawford edited Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969)) got him into the production side of the business, and he later became a film and TV producer.

Trivia
  • He is the older brother of actor Johnny Crawford on whose series, The Rifleman (1958), Bobby made several appearances as Mark's friend "Freddy".

  • Son of film editor Robert Crawford.

  • He was a guest at the 2012 Memphis Film Festival's "A Gathering of Guns 4: A TV Western Reunion" at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi.
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