Frank McRae was an actor in films and television shows as well as a professional football player in the United States. He was born on March 18, 1944, in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Hollywood is mourning the death of Frank McRae, an athlete-turned-actor who starred in films such as “Licence to Kill” and “Last Action Hero,” according to Variety.
McRae died of a heart attack on April 29 in Santa Monica, California, according to his daughter-in-law.
He was 77 years old.
Frank McRae has kept his personal life and relationships private. It’s also unclear whether or not the actor is married.
Reed Youngblood, a bank robber in Dillinger (1973); a shouting police captain in 48 Hrs. (1982), a role he later parodied in Last Action Hero (1993) and Loaded Weapon 1 (1993), Mr. Teasdale, a history teacher in Red Dawn (1984), James Bond’s buddy Sharkey in Licence to Kill (1989), and former professional boxing champion Harry Noble in *batteries not included (1987). He also played a protective trucker in The Wizard of Oz and starred in four films with Sylvester Stallone: F.I.S.T. (1978), Paradise Alley (1978), Rocky II (1979), and Lock Up (1989).
In the film 1941 (1979), he paired up with John Candy as two bumbling subordinates, first as two tank soldiers (under the command of an equally bumbling Sgt. Frank Tree, played by Dan Aykroyd), and later as a “Walley World” security guard in National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983).
In the cult classic Used Cars, he further demonstrated his comic talents as Jim the inept mechanic (1980). A cookie in the Hallmark Channel original films Love’s Long Journey and Love’s Abiding Joy was one of his more recent positions.