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Jack Riley

Actor

Born - 30 December 1935, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Died - 19 August 2016

Dark-haired, dry-voiced, laconic American comic actor and writer, born John Riely. At his best as neurotics, he was often seen in the films of Mel Brooks. After radio work he got a start in films with Days of Wine and Ross (1962). Later credits include Catch-22 (1970), McCabe & Mrs Miller (1971), The Long Goodbye (1973), Young Frankenstein (1974), Silent Movie (1976), High Anxiety (1977), Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (1979), History of the World Part I (1981), To Be or Not to Be (1983), Finders Keepers (1984), Spaceballs (1987), Gleaming the Cube (1989), Payback (1990), A Dangerous Woman (1993), Theodore Rex (1995), Boogie Nights (1997), Chairman of the Board (1998), Room 6 (2006) and the short Nora Falls (2009), his last. He died from pneumonia and infections.