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Elwood Crane
Elwood Crane
Vital Statistics
Species Human
Gender Male
Hair color Gray
Eye color Black
Other Statistics
Occupation Businessman (incarcerated)
Affiliation Apex International Shoes
Family Ichabod Crane (great-great-grandfather);
Beth Crane (cousin);
Gertrude Crane (aunt)
Production Details
First appearance TSDS: The Headless Horseman of Halloween
Played by John Stephenson

Elwood Crane ran Apex International Shoes until the company went under.

Physical appearance

Elwood is a short, plump middle-aged male, with gray hair and a receding hair line.


He is a gruff, stoic man. Elwood took his business failure hard; he became angry and greedy enough to steal from his own family to make up for his own losses.


The Scooby-Doo Show

Season one

Elwood Crane unmasked

Elwood unmasked.

He disguised himself as the Headless Horseman to convince his aunt to give him her diamond necklace then make it appear as if the Headless Horseman had capture him and stolen his head. Then with the necklace he could leave the country. As it turned out his company had gone under and was the reason he pulled the crime.



  • Notably, he is one of the few villains not to be unmasked.

In other languages

Actor Language Notes
Per Skjølsvik Norwegian