Frank McRae

Birthday:

06/03/1942

Place of birth:

Memphis, Tennessee:

Biography:

Frank McRae (born June 3, 1942) is an American actor and former professional football player. McRae was born in Memphis, Tennessee. McRae graduated from Tennessee State University with a double major in drama and history. He was a defensive tackle for the Chicago Bears in the 1967 NFL season. Among his acting roles are the history teacher, Mr. Teasdale, in Red Dawn, bank robber Reed Youngblood in Dillinger, Hazel in Cannery Row, Spanky in The Wizard, James Bond's friend Sharkey in 1989's Licence to Kill, inmate Eclipse in Lock Up, shouting police captain in 48 Hrs. (a role he later parodied in Last Action Hero and Loaded Weapon 1), the train coachman in Tracks and former professional boxing champion Harry Noble in *batteries not included. He also made an effective pairing with John Candy as two bumbling subordinates; first as two tank soldiers (under an equally bumbling Sgt. Frank Tree played by Dan Aykroyd) in the cult classic 1941 and later as "Walley World" Security Guards in National Lampoon's Vacation . He played Jim, the Mechanic in the movie Used Cars. His most recent role was as a guest star on the television series ER. He also portrayed the character of Sergeant Tenga in Farewell to the King Description above from the Wikipedia article Frank McRae, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Film Credits

Love's Long Journey (2005)
as Cookie
Hijack (1999)
as Roger Tate
The Killing Jar (1997)
as
Asteroid (1997)
as Lloyd Morgan
Lightning Jack (1994)
as Mr. Doyle
Last Action Hero (1993)
as Lieutenant Dekker
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
as Captain Doyle
Sketch Artist (1992)
as Det. Milon
Poochinski (1990)
as Captain Ed Martin
Lock Up (1989)
as Eclipse
Licence to Kill (1989)
as Sharkey
Farewell to the King (1989)
as Sgt. Tenga
*batteries not included (1987)
as Harry Noble
Hostage Flight (1985)
as Bart Cooper
Red Dawn (1984)
as Mr. Teasdale
National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
as Grover
48 Hrs. (1982)
as Haden
Cannery Row (1982)
as Hazel
Used Cars (1980)
as Jim, the Mechanic
City in Fear (1980)
as Captain Madison
1941 (1979)
as Pvt. Ogden Johnson Jones
Rocky II (1979)
as Meat Foreman
Paradise Alley (1978)
as Big Glory
F.I.S.T. (1978)
as Lincoln Dombrowsky
Tracks (1976)
as Train Coachman
Pipe Dreams (1976)
as Moose
Hard Times (1975)
as Hammerman
The Orphan and the Dude (1975)
as Fast Freddie
Judgment: The Court Martial of Lieutenant William Calley (1975)
as Mr. Langham
Bank Shot (1974)
as Herman Lincoln (aka Herman X)
Dillinger (1973)
as Reed Youngblood
Shaft in Africa (1973)
as Osiat
Snatched (1973)
as Cheech

TV Series Credits

ER (1994)
as
The Twilight Zone (1985)
as
Hill Street Blues (1981)
as
Quincy, M.E. (1976)
as
Wonder Woman (1975)
as