On TV Dane Clark was a double-threat, he starred on ABC'S Deadline for Action and Ziv's Bold Venture. In real life, he had more to offer. Born in New York in 1913. He played two years of pro baseball and trained to be a lawyer The Depression cancelled his chances of practicing. To eat: he picked up his parts in Radio Soap opera, and then Broadway, Hollywood and all the TV he had time for. He was married to Margot Yoder, one of the nation's top painters. And when their careers permited they traveled. They owned a home in California, an apartment in London and leased a place in New York. Dane loved good talk, prizefights, off-beat jokes, he hated repairing anything, nightclubs, actors who boast.
Dane's real name was Bernard Zaneville. He stood 5 feet 10 and a half inch. He weighed 160 pounds. Like his first wife, he was interested in art, once he proved his devotion by perching on a high stool for hours at a stretch while she sculptured him. They' were married until 1970. They never had children. Then he was married to Geraldine Frank, a former model, stockbroker, and real estate associate broker, from 1971 until his death in 1998.