Actor Frank Doubleday who was best known for his bad guy roles in John Carpenter films died March 3, 2018 in his Los Angeles home as a result of esophageal cancer at the age of 73.

He was born January 28, 1945 in Norwich, Connecticut but moved to the Los Angeles area when he was six years old. But it wasn’t until he was in college that Doubleday began his acting career.

After making his debut in 1975 in the television series Lucas Tanner; Doubleday went on to appear in a few dozen productions including “Police Story”, “Assault on Precinct 13”, “Starsky and Hutch”, “Wonder Woman”, “The Big Fix”, “Charlie’s Angels”, “The Incredible Hulk”, Romeo in “Escape from New York”, “ChiPS”, “Hill Street Blues”, “TJ Hooker”, and his final role in 1997 in “Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction”.

After retiring from acting, Doubleday turned to teaching and directing in the theater.

He is survived by his wife and partner of 40 years Christine and two children – Portia and Kaitlin – and his mother Jane.


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