15 February 1914 – 11 September 2010
McCarthy was orphaned at the age of four when both his parents died in the great flu epidemic of 1918. He was raised by his father’s parents in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and later by an uncle and aunt.
McCarthy showed no signs of retiring as late as June 2007. McCarthy acted in the film The Ghastly Love of Johnny X (2012), playing the role of the Grand Inquisitor, at age 93, which was finally released in 2011. He died of pneumonia on September 11, 2010. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002994/bio