McRae, Frank 1942–

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McRAE, Frank 1942–


Born June 3, 1942, in Memphis, TN. Education: Studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute.

Addresses: Manager—The Marshak/Zachary Company, 8840 Wilshire Blvd., 1st Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Career: Actor. Formerly a professional football player in the National Football League, playing defensive tackle for Chicago Bears, 1967, and Los Angeles Raiders, early 1970s.


Film Appearances:

Oziot, Shaft in Africa, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 1973.

Reed Youngblood, Dillinger, American International Pictures, 1973.

Hermann X, Bank Shot, United Artists, 1974.

Hammerman, Hard Times (also known as The Streetfighter), Columbia, 1975.

Steamer Riley, Walking Tall Part II (also known as Legend of the Lawman and Part 2, Walking Tall), American International Pictures, 1975.

Moose, Pipe Dreams, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1976. Tracks, Trio, 1976.

Lincoln Dombrowsky, F.I.S.T., United Artists, 1978.

Male nurse, The End, United Artists, 1978.

Big Glory, Paradise Alley, Universal, 1978.

Sergeant, Big Wednesday (also known as Summer of Innocence), Warner Bros., 1978.

James Brown, Norma Rae, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1979.

Meat foreman, Rocky II, United Artists, 1979.

Private Ogden Johnson Jones, 1941, Universal, 1979.

Jim the mechanic, Used Cars, Columbia, 1980.

Hazel, Cannery Row (also known as John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row"), 1982.

Haden, 48 Hrs., Paramount, 1982.

Grover, Vacation (also known as American Vacation and National Lampoon's "Vacation"), Warner Bros., 1983.

Mr. Teasdale, Red Dawn, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1984.

*batteries not included, Universal, 1987.

Sergeant Lionel Tenga, Farewell to the King, Orion, 1989.

Sharkey, Licence to Kill (also known as Albert R. Broccoli's "Licence to Kill" and License to Kill), United Artists, 1989.

Eclipse, Lock Up, TriStar, 1989.

Spankey, The Wizard, Universal, 1989.

Captain Doyle, Loaded Weapon (also known as National Lampoon's "Loaded Weapon I"), New Line Cinema, 1993.

Lieutenant Dekker, Last Action Hero, Columbia, 1993.

Mr. Doyle, Lightning Jack, Savoy Pictures, 1994.

Detective Bernie Morris, The Killing Jar, Curb Entertainment, 1996.

Bruce McFee, Mr. P's Dancing Sushi Bar, 1997.

(Uncredited) Hospital patient with urine sample, Lethal Weapon 4 (also known as Lethal 4), Warner Bros., 1998.

Moe, One Hell of a Guy, Vision Films, 1998.

Roger Tate, Hijack (also known as The Last Siege), Artisan Entertainment, 1999.

Lester, G–Men from Hell, Government Action LLC, 2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Lloyd Morgan, Asteroid, NBC, 1997.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cheech, Snatched, ABC, 1973.

Morgue attendant, Dog and Cat, ABC, 1977.

Captain Madison, City in Fear, ABC, 1980.

Tubbs, Shooting Stars, ABC, 1983.

Bart Cooper, Hostage Flight, NBC, 1985.

Herschel Dean, The Return of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer, CBS, 1986.

Milon, Sketch Artist, Showtime, 1992.

Lieutenant Robertson, Columbo: A Bird in the Hand, ABC, 1992.

Hugh, Trouble Shooters: Trapped beneath the Earth, 1993.

Usher, Houdini, TNT, 1998.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Fast Eddie, The Orphan and the Dude, ABC, 1975.

Captain Ed Martin, Poochinski, NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Interviewee, Nick Nolte (documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"The Freight Train Rescue," The Quest, NBC, 1976.

Foreman, "Disco Devil," Wonder Woman, ABC, 1978.

Junior, "Kill the Messenger," The Rockford Files, CBS, 1978.

"Dead Last," Quincy, M.E., 1979.

"The Agony of D'Feet," Trapper John, M.D., CBS, 1983.

(Uncredited) Pig, "I Witness," Magnum, P.I., 1984.

Jerome Simmons, "Dr. Hoof and Mouth," Hill Street Blues, NBC, 1985.

Sheriff, "Opening Day," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1985.

Freddie, "Shifts Happen," ER, NBC, 2003.

Freddie, "Out of Africa," ER, NBC, 2003.