Frank McRae

Frank McRae

  • Born on
    • June 3rd, 1942
  • Died on
    • April 29th, 2021
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.

Starring Frank McRae on Plex

  • Tracks
    Train Coachman


Acting (27 Credits)

2006Love's Abiding Joy as Cookie
2006Love's Abiding Joy as Cookie
2005Love's Long Journey as Cookie
1997Asteroid as Lloyd Morgan
1994Lightning Jack as Mr. Doyle
1993Loaded Weapon 1 as Captain Doyle
1993Last Action Hero as Lieutenant Dekker
1992Sketch Artist as Det. Milon
1989Farewell to the King as Sgt. Tenga
1989Lock Up as Eclipse
1989License to Kill as Sharkey
1989The Wizard as Spanky
1987*batteries not included as Harry Noble
1984Red Dawn as Mr. Teasdale
1983National Lampoon's Vacation as Grover
198248 Hrs. as Haden
1982Cannery Row as Hazel
1980Used Cars as Jim, the Mechanic
1979Rocky II as Meat Foreman (uncredited)
19791941 as Pvt. Ogden Johnson Jones
1978Paradise Alley as Big Glory
1978F.I.S.T. as Lincoln Dombrowsky
1976Tracks as Train Coachman
1975Hard Times as Hammerman
1974The Bank Shot as Herman Lincoln (aka Herman X)
1973Shaft in Africa as Osiat
1973Dillinger as Reed Youngblood


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