|Birthdate:||January 19, 1961|
|Birthplace:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA|
Biography and career Edit
Paul McCrane was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a nurse mother and an actor father. He has a brother and three sisters. During his youth, his family moved to Richboro, Pennsylvania, and he attended Holy Ghost Preparatory School. After graduating, he moved to New York City.
McCrane's first acting role was a small role on Rocky II. However, he is best known for his role as Dr. Robert "Rocket" Romano on ER (with Eriq La Salle) from 1997 to 2008. He has also had recurring roles on shows like Under Suspicion, Champs, Wiseguy, and Harry's Law (with Scott Klace).
Aside of his work on TV, McCrane also starred on films like Fame, Robocop (with Peter Weller, Kurtwood Smith, Ray Wise, Jesse D. Goins, and Edward Edwards) and The Shawshank Redemption (with Jude Ciccolella, Mark Rolston, Bob Gunton and Gil Bellows).