Frank McRae dies aged 80

The actor played Sharkey in Licence to Kill.

Yesterday we received the news that Frank McRae died of a heart attack on 29th April at his home in Santa Monica. In Licence to Kill (1989) he appeared opposite Timothy Dalton as 007’s ally, Sharkey.

McRae briefly played American football for the Chicago Bears and appeared in numerous films from the 1970s onwards. As well as Licence to Kill his screen credits include Rocky II (1979), 48 Hrs (1982), National Lampoon’s Vacation (1983), Red Dawn (1984), Another 48 Hrs (1990) and Last Action Hero (1993).

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