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Date of Birth 23 February 1918Norfolk, Virginia, USA
Date of Death 23 November 2002Beverly Hills, California, USA  (pneumonia)
Birth NameLinwood Winder McCarthy
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Lin McCarthy was born on February 23, 1918 in Norfolk, Virginia, USA as Linwood Winder McCarthy. He was an actor, known for The Day After (1983), Yellowneck (1955) and Face of a Fugitive (1959). He was married to Loretta Daye. He died on November 23, 2002 in Beverly Hills, California, USA.

Spouse (1)

Loretta Daye (? - 23 August 1995) (her death) (2 children)

Trivia (4)

Used his G.I. bill after serving during World War II to study acting at Geller's Theater Workshop in Los Angeles.
Best remembered as Captain Anderson to Jack Webb's gritty sergeant in the now campy classic film, The D.I. (1957), a supposedly realistic account about Marine boot camp.
Father of Brian McCarthy and Erin McCarthy.
Retired, living with his son and daughter-in-law at their home in Beverly Hills. [March 2001]

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