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Don Calfa

Actor

Born - 1 December 1939, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died - 1 December 2016

Skeletal, thin-lipped, dark-eyed actor with a lick of dark hair, bringing a creepy presence to a number of horror films (as well as a good variety of mainstream movies) for almost 50 years. He went white-haired for perhaps his most memorable role, the embalmer from 1985's Return of the Living Dead. Scores of other movie credits include those in No More Excuses (1968), Pound (1970), Greaser's Palace (1972), Cinderella Liberty (1973), Shanks (1974), Peeper (1975), Nickelodeon (1976), New York, New York (1977), Foul Play (1978), The Rose (1979), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981), The Star Chamber (1984), Running Scared (1986), Treasure of the Moon Goddess (1987), The Presidio (1988), Weekend at Bernie's (1989), Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1990), Bugsy (1991), Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (1993), Terrified (1995), Progeny (1998), Downward Angel (2001), Night Creep (2003), Corpses Are Forever (2005), Sharkskin (2014) and Lewisburg (2017), his last.