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Frank McRae

Actor

Born - 18 March 1941, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Died - 29 April 2021

Towering Afro-American ex-football star who turned to acting at 30. After a debut in Cool Breeze (1972), he ran up dozens of muscular supporting roles, often as aggressive police captains. Many further credits included Dillinger (1973), Shaft in Africa (1973), The Bank Shot (1974), The Streetfighter/Hard Times (1975), Pipe Dreams (1976), F.I.S.T. (1978), Paradise Alley (1978), Norma Rae (1979), Rocky II (1979), Used Cars (1980), 48 Hrs (1982), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Red Dawn (1984), *Batteries Not Included (1987), License to Kill (1989), Another 48 Hrs (1990), Last Action Hero (1993), Lightning Jack (1994), The Killing Jar (1997), Mr P's Dancing Sushi Bar (1998), G-Men from Hell (2000) and Love's Abiding Joy (2006), his last. He died from a heart attack.