Wayne Crawford, American actor, Died at 69


Wayne David Crawford was born in 1947 and died on April 30, 2016.

He was an American film and television actor, and film producer, screenwriter, and director.

He appeared in nearly thirty films, produced 15, wrote 9, and directed 7.

Wayne gained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida Atlantic University and served at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts teaching directing for their School of Filmmaking.

His Variety Movie Guide called his portrayal of the title character in the film Jake Speed “well played” and stated he delivered his lines “as an old-fashioned paperback hero would – in cliches”.

Wayne directed and starred in Crime Lords, which was called “predictable” by DVD & video guide 2005 while the Variety TV Review called it unpretentious and entertaining.

Mr.Crawford co-wrote and co-produced the film Valley Girl with Andrew Lane.

Wayne Crawford fought against the studio to ensure that Martha Coolidge was maintained as the director.

Wayne Crawford passed away at 69 yrs old.