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Kevin McCarthy dies at 96; prolific actor best known for 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'
Kevin McCarthy dies at 96; prolific actor best known for 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'

Kevin McCarthy, the veteran stage and screen actor best known for his starring role as the panicked doctor who tried to warn the world about the alien "pod people" who were taking over in the 1956 science-fiction suspense classic "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," died Saturday. He was 96. McCarthy died of natural causes at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Mass., said his daughter Lillah. During a career that spanned more than 70 years, beginning on stage in New York in the late 1930s, McCarthy played Biff Loman opposite Paul Muni's Willy in the 1949 London production of "Death of a Salesman." Reprising his role in the 1951 film version opposite Fredric...

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