Frank McRae - Vulah


Official Name Frank McRae
Gender Male
Birth Date 1942-06-03
Hometown Memphis
Nationality United States of America
Ethnicity African American

Frank McRae

Frank McRae is an American film and television actor, and a former professional football player. McRae was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He 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 appearing in 6 games. Among his acting roles are the history teacher, Mr. Teasdale, in Red Dawn, bank robber Reed Youngblood in Dillinger, meat-packing factory supervisor in Rocky II, Hazel in Cannery Row, Spanky in The Wizard, James Bond's friend Sharkey in Licence to Kill, inmate Eclipse in Lock Up, a shouting police captain in 48 Hrs., the train coachman in Tracks, and former professional boxing champion Harry Noble in *batteries not included. He made an effective pairing with John Candy as two bumbling subordinates; first as two tank soldiers in the cult classic 1941, and later as a "Walley World" security guard in National Lampoon's Vacation. He played Jim, the mechanic, in the movie Used Cars. One of this more recent roles was Cookie in the Hallmark Channel original films Love's Long Journey and Love's Abiding Joy.

Starred in

48 Hrs. 48 Hrs. Haden Haden
Last Action Hero Last Action Hero Lieutenant Dekker Lieutenant Dekker
Vacation Vacation Grover Grover
Shaft in Africa Shaft in Africa Osiat Osiat
The Wizard The Wizard Spankey Spankey
Licence to Kill Licence to Kill Sharkey Sharkey