- Category : Entertainment-Radio-D.J.-Announcer
- Type : GE
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : Split - Small (3,53)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 2
American writer, a novelist and former syndicated radio and TV columnist. Writing columns for the New York Herald Tribune from 1935-65, he gained the reputation for wit and erudition in his commentaries on radio and television output. For a period of time, he was based in Paris and in London, representing the Trib', and he took a five-year hiatus during WW II to serve with the Army News Service, from where he retired as a Captain. His TV commentaries began in 1952 along with the first demonstrations of this media.
As a novelist, Crosby was known for stories of espionage, action and adventure, such as "Men in Arms," 1983. He was at his best writing of the art of amiable murder, slaying with zest in his books.
Crosby married in 1946; divorced in 1959. He had a second marriage, two sons and two daughters. In 1977 he retired to a farm outside of Esmont, Virginia, where he was living at the time of his death of cancer on 9/08/1991, age 79.