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Paul Comi


Born - 11 February 1932, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died - 26 August 2016

Square-faced, dark-haired American actor, a Purple Heart Korean War hero who switched to acting and played mostly small roles, but with the odd eye-catching part, such as Steve McQueen's right-hand man in The Towering Inferno (1974). 20th Century-Fox spotted Comi on TV and gave him the role of Lt Abbott in The Young Lions (1958). Further movie credits include In Love and War (1958), Pork Chop Hill (1959), Warlock (1959), Wake Me When It's Over (1960), The Rise and Fall of Legs Diamond (1960), The Outsider (1961), Cape Fear (1962), FBI Code 98 (1963), Blindfold (1965), All the Loving Couples (1969), Conquest of the Planet of the Apes (1972), The Killings at Outpost Zeta (1978), Death Wish II (1982), Best Defense (1984) and Howard the Duck (1986), his last, although he continued appearing on TV until the mid 1990s. He died from Alzheimer's complications.