Frank McRae, Actor in ‘Licence to Kill’ and ‘Last Action Hero,’ Dies at 80
He was 80.McRae died in Santa Monica, Calif.
on April 29 as a result of a heart attack, his daughter-in-law confirmed to Variety.The NFL player-turned-actor was born in Memphis, Tenn.
A star athlete in high school, he went on to Tennessee State University as a double major in drama and history.
McRae had a brief career as a professional football player and was the defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Rams.Making the pivot to a new kind of stage, McRae found his calling in the entertainment industry.
In his 30-plus years as a character actor, he appeared in over 40 movies.
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