Kevin McCarthy
United States Actor
Kevin McCarthy
For other people named Kevin McCarthy, see Kevin McCarthy. Kevin McCarthy File:Kevin McCarthy in Invasion of the Body Snatchers trailer. jpgin Invasion of the Body SnatchersBorn Template:Safesubst:February 15, 1914(1914-02-15)Template:Safesubst:Seattle, Washington, U.S. Disappeared Template:Safesubst: Template:Safesubst:Died September 11, 2010(2010-09-11) (aged 96)Template:Safesubst:Hyannis, Massachusetts, U.S.
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Dispute on Disaster Aid Threatens Bill to Avert Government Shutdown
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WASHINGTON — A dispute between the House and Senate over money for disaster relief is threatening a short-term bill to finance the government after Sept. 30, raising the prospect of a government shutdown if the disagreement cannot be resolved. While a plan to keep the government running well into November was expected to attract far less
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The issue: This year's county property-tax bill - AZ Central.com
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For homeowners whose home values remained flat or did not decrease as much as the median household value has, the county-controlled portion of their tax bills could be higher, said Kevin McCarthy, ATRA president. Property taxes in 2011 are based on
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Today in Mitt Romney's Bad Luck: Bachmann's Faux Jewishness - The Atlantic Wire
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Needs to Live Like Common People Romney got a public warning from House Republican Whip Kevin McCarthy that he lacks the common touch. McCarthy told the Bakersfield Californian's Courtenay Edelhart Romney shouldn't quadruple the size of one of his
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Kevin McCarthy critiques Romney, Perry - The Hill (blog)
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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) predicted the Republican presidential race would come down to Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas Gov. Rick Perry, saying both needed to work on their campaign
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KEVIN MCCARTHY: These bills would create jobs, cut regulation - Bakersfield Californian
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As our local and national economy continue to struggle, it is clear that to revitalize our nation's economic growth, we must continue to work to limit the size and scope of government
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For Giffords, House Shows It Can Unite
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WASHINGTON -- With two minutes to go and roughly 20 votes needed to pass a bill to raise the nation's debt limit, a smattering of applause rippled from a corner of the House chamber. After a few seconds of confusion, a flash of teal jacket could be seen almost floating among a sea of Democrats. There she was, Representative Gabrielle Giffords of
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Corrections: July 31
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NATIONAL An article last Sunday about Formula One in the United States and the construction of a track in Austin had an incorrect date for the first Grand Prix scheduled in the United States. It is June 17, not June 22. NEW YORK An article on July 17 about a pair of buildings in the East Village that are to be torn down to create a new condominium
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For Republican Freshmen, the Power of Saying No
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WASHINGTON — Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama knew his own power when he stood face to face with Speaker John A. Boehner in the cloakroom off the House floor.  But Mr. Brooks, one of the freshman Republicans who blazed their way into Congress on the promise to tame the national deficit, did  not have good news for his leader, who
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Surprise Ending to Day of Strong-Arming, Head Counts and Meetings
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WASHINGTON -- After two hours of impassioned debate, the Capitol was braced for the grand finale of Speaker John A. Boehner's days of strong-arming members on the most important vote of his Congressional career. Suddenly, with no warning and just minutes from a vote Thursday evening, the conversation on the House floor turned to naming post
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Kevin McCarthy
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2010
    Age 96
    McCarthy died of pneumonia on September 11, 2010, at the age of ninety-six.
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  • 2009
    Age 95
    On October 24, 2009, McCarthy was honored at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in Florida.
    More Details Hide Details His last role in a feature-length movie was as The Grand Inquisitor in the sci-fi musical comedy The Ghastly Love of Johnny X (2012).
  • 2007
    Age 93
    In 2007 McCarthy appeared as himself in the Anthony Hopkins film Slipstream.
    More Details Hide Details The film made references to the film, Invasion of the Body Snatchers.
  • 1996
    Age 82
    In 1996 he played Gordon Fitzpatrick in The Pandora Directive, an FMV adventure game starring Tex Murphy.
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  • 1989
    Age 75
    In 1989, he played television station owner R. J. Fletcher in Weird Al Yankovic's film UHF.
    More Details Hide Details Yankovic noted that "Kevin McCarthy was terrific. We had set him up to be this really rotten bad guy; but every time the director said, 'CUT!,' McCarthy would burst out laughing."
  • 1987
    Age 73
    McCarthy was one of three actors (with Dick Miller and Robert Picardo) often cast by director Joe Dante. McCarthy's most notable role in Dante's films was in 1987 as the prime antagonist, Victor Scrimshaw, in Innerspace.
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  • 1985
    Age 71
    McCarthy appeared as Judge Crandall in The Midnight Hour, a 1985 comedy/horror television movie.
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  • 1979
    Age 65
    In 1979, he married Kate Crane, who survived him.
    More Details Hide Details The couple had two children. From 1942, McCarthy and his wife Augusta Dabney had a close friendship with actor Montgomery Clift. McCarthy and Clift were cast in a play together, Ramon Naya's Mexican Mural. The two became the best of friends and were believed to be lovers according to Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote and George Whitmore. They socialized together and acted together in several projects. The two collaborated on a screenplay for a film adaptation of the Tennessee Williams/Donald Windham play You Touched Me!, but the project never came to fruition.
  • 1978
    Age 64
    In 1978, McCarthy played a cameo role in a remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers, as a man running through the streets shouting a warning in the same fashion as his character did in the original 1956 film.
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  • 1976
    Age 62
    Earlier, he starred in the 1976 Broadway play Poor Murderer
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1971
    Age 57
    In 1971, he guest starred in the "Conqueror's Gold" episode of Bearcats!, which starred Rod Taylor with whom McCarthy had appeared in the films A Gathering of Eagles, Hotel and The Hell With Heroes.
    More Details Hide Details In 1977, he and Clu Gulager, previously cast with Barry Sullivan on NBC's The Tall Man, appeared in the episode "The Army Deserter" of the NBC western series The Oregon Trail, with Rod Taylor. In 1985, McCarthy guest-starred in a fourth season episode of The A-Team called "Members Only".
  • 1968
    Age 54
    In 1968, he guest starred on Hawaii Five-O in the episode "Full Fathom Five" as the chief antagonist, Victor Reese.
    More Details Hide Details The Wild Wild West (CBS) Season 4 (1968–69) His turn as Maj. Gen Kroll in The Night of the Doomsday Formula made one of the best villains of the series.
  • 1967
    Age 53
    In 1967, he guest starred in the episode "Never Chase a Rainbow" of NBC's western series, The Road West starring Barry Sullivan.
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  • 1966
    Age 52
    In 1966, he appeared in the episode "Wife Killer" of the ABC adventure series The Fugitive.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1964
    Age 50
    He was cast as well in a 1964 episode of James Franciscus's NBC education drama, Mr. Novak.
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  • 1963
    Age 49
    In 1963, McCarthy appeared in the ABC medical drama Breaking Point in the episode titled "Fire and Ice".
    More Details Hide Details He guest starred in the ABC drama Going My Way, about the Roman Catholic priesthood in New York City.
  • 1959
    Age 45
    McCarthy appeared in the 1959 episode "The Wall Between" of CBS's The DuPont Show with June Allyson.
    More Details Hide Details He guest starred in an episode of CBS's The Twilight Zone titled "Long Live Walter Jameson" (1960), as the title character. McCarthy made two appearances in The Rifleman, portraying Mark Twain in "The Shattered Idol" (episode 120), original Air Date: 12/4/1961, and Winslow Quince in "Suspicion" (episode 157), original Air Date: 1/14/1963. http://www.therifleman.net/episodes/season4/ http://www.therifleman.net/episodes/epi.asp?yrid=5&epid=157
  • TWENTIES
  • 1941
    Age 27
    McCarthy was married to Augusta Dabney, with whom he had three children, from 1941 until their divorce in 1961.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1932
    Age 18
    McCarthy graduated in 1932 from Campion High School in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, then attended the University of Minnesota, where he appeared in his first play Henry IV, Part 1, and discovered a love of acting.
    More Details Hide Details During his service in World War II in the United States Army Air Corps, in addition to his acting career, McCarthy appeared in a number of training films. At least one of these films (covering the Boeing B-17), has been distributed on DVD. McCarthy was a founding member of The Actors Studio. McCarthy enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a character actor, in both film and television. His breakthrough role came with Death of a Salesman (1951), in which he portrayed Biff Loman to Frederic March's Willy Loman. He had first performed the role in the London theatrical debut and was the only member of that ensemble to be cast in László Benedek's film adaptation. He received good notices for his onscreen work, receiving the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year - Actor and a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1914
    Age 0
    Born on February 15, 1914.
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