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Mark Frechette (1947–1975)


Frechette died in prison after robbing a bank. His acting debut was in Michelangelo Antonioni's controversial exploration of turbulent 1970 America, Zabriskie Point (1970). As Antonioni toured the U.S., experiencing cultural clash firsthand and shooting background footage, a talent scout saw Frechette, a carpenter, scream and throw a flowerpot at ... See full bio »

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Zabriskie Point
(1970)
Many Wars Ago
Many Wars Ago Lt. Sassu
(1970)
La grande scrofa nera
La grande scrofa nera Enrico Mazzara
(1971)
The Dick Cavett Show
(1970)

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 1970 The Dick Cavett Show (TV Series)
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There was no way to stop what was going to happen. We just reached the point where all that the three of us really wanted to do was hold up a bank. And besides, standing there with a gun, cleaning out a teller's cage--that's about as fuckin' honest as you can get, man!

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Died in the weight room at Massachusetts Correctional Institution when a 150-pound weight bar he was lifting fell on his throat, suffocating him. The death was ruled an accident. See more »

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