Wade Crosby was born in Iowa on Aug. 22, 1905. Crosby moved to Los Angeles in 1928 and worked as an artist-director for Paramount Theater until the mid-1930s. For 40 years he then was a freelance actor with the motion picture studios. He died in Newport Beach, CA on Oct. 2, 1975.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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