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Max Payne Voice Actor James McCaffrey Has Passed Away Aged 65 After Cancer Battle

James McCaffrey, the voice actor best known for his performance as Max Payne, has sadly passed away aged 65 after a battle with cancer.

According to a report on TMZ, McCaffrey had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, and passed away on Sunday surrounded by family and friends. Speaking to TMZ, the actor’s representatives had the following to say:

One of Dick Wolf’s proteges, McCaffrey went on to a successful 35 year career in television and film. Trained at the Actor’s Studio, he never lost his love for creating characters; however, his good looks often pushed him toward leading man roles.

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In addition to voicing Max Payne in Remedy’s trilogy of action-adventure games, McCaffrey also provided the voice of Edward Carnby in 2008’s Alone in the Dark, Zachariah Trench in Control, and Alex Casey in Alan Wake and its sequel. McCaffrey was also a prolific TV series actor, having parts in Sex and the City, Beautiful People, Suits, as well as a main role in Rescue Me.

Remedy is currently working on full remakes of Max Payne and Max Payne 2, although it is unknown if McCaffrey was involved in those projects prior to his passing.

Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.

[Source – TMZ]