View Full Version : Body Snatchers Star Kevin McCarthy dies.

September 13th, 2010, 04:08 PM

Actor Kevin McCarthy who played the frantic and hysterical, but concerned doc in the '50s sci-fi film, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, who was trying to save lives from a hostile take-over by aliens invading Earth by having well-placed pods at strategic locations in Los Angeles and the rest of the USA in the film, has died. He was 96.

Cause of death was not given.

He also later appeared in the '70s remake of the film with the same title. He appeared in many films and TV shows, but he is perhaps best remembered for his role as the ever crusading frantic doc desparately seeking help from motorist passing by in Invasion of the Body Snatchers.

In tghe early '80s, he starred in one of the segments of Twilight Zone:The Movie, where a little boy who played Anthony, has powers to change things whenever he chooses to.