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Max Payne Actor James McCaffrey Dies Aged 65

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Max Payne actor James McCaffrey has died aged 65, in keeping with a report by TMZ.

TMZ revealed an announcement from a rep revealing McCaffrey handed away Sunday, December 17, surrounded by family and friends after a battle with bone marrow most cancers.

“One of Dick Wolf’s proteges, McCaffrey went on to a profitable 35-year profession in tv and movie. Trained on the Actor’s Studio, he by no means misplaced his love for creating characters; nonetheless, his attractiveness typically pushed him towards main man roles,” mentioned McCaffery’s consultant to TMZ.

Kevin Dillon, who performed Johnny “Drama” Chase in HBO comedy collection Entourage, was first to report McCaffrey’s dying in a publish on Instagram, saying: “we had been fortunate to have recognized you. My greatest pal you can be missed.”

McCaffrey performed Max Payne throughout Remedy’s three-game collection, in addition to roles in different Remedy video games, similar to Alan Wake and Control. Most lately, McCaffrey was the voice of Alan Wake 2‘s Alex Casey, a personality with a bodily look based mostly on Remedy’s Sam Lake.

Remedy issued its personal assertion in a publish on X/Twitter: “We are deeply saddened to listen to in regards to the passing of our beloved pal and collaborator James McCaffrey, the enduring voice of Max Payne and Alex Casey. His outstanding expertise gave life to our characters and left a permanent impression on our group. Our hearts exit to his household.”

Remedy’s Sam Lake mentioned he was “heartbroken”. “We labored collectively for greater than 25 years. He was a stunning man and an expensive pal. He was a key a part of the Remedy household. He was a superb actor. No one may do what he did higher than him. James was Max Payne, Thomas Zane, Zachariah Trench and at last Alex Casey. I had the distinction of sharing Max Payne’s function and Casey’s function with him. He was a pleasure to work with. I’ll cherish his reminiscence and I miss him. My deepest condolences to his household. Rest in peace, Jim.”

McCaffrey additionally had a different TV and movie profession, together with taking part in Jimmy Keefe in Rescue Me. McCaffrey is survived by his spouse Rochelle Bostrom and daughter Tiernan.

Image credit score: Photo by John Paul Filo/CBS through Getty Images

Wesley is the UK News Editor for IGN. Find him on Twitter at @wyp100. You can attain Wesley at [email protected] or confidentially at [email protected].

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