The basis for Paul Schrader's 2002 dramatization, starring Greg Kinnear as Bob Crane.
On June 29, 1978, actor Bob Crane, the star of the popular network sitcom Hogan's Heroes, was found murdered, an electrical cord wrapped around his throat, his skull caved in with a blunt object. Subsequent revelations about the affable actor's private life—including a post-TV fascination with porn, which he directed as well as performed in—shocked the nation. and opened the door to glimpses of a sexual underground that many Americans did not know existed. Written by Robert Graysmith, author of Zodiac. Originally published as The Murder of Bob Crane, retitled Autofocus as a movie tie-in.