Macon McCalman

Willis Macon "Sonny" McCalman (December 30, 1932 – November 29, 2005) aka Macon McCalman was an American television, stage and big screen movie actor. MacCalman Helped form the Front Street Theatre in his hometown Memphis, Tennessee. During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army. Over the course of his acting career MacCalman appeared in various film and TV guest roles, usually in supporting parts, both dramatic and comedic often as heavies and authoritarian figures. MacCalman first got his acting start on The Broadway stage appearing in the productions The Last of Mrs. Lincoln (1971), An Enemy for the People (1971), and a comedy, The Playboy Of the Western World. His first Hollywood film role was as Deputy Queen in the Oscar-winning film Deliverance opposite Burt Reynolds and Ned Beatty in 1972. In films, he would have continue to have prominent supporting parts in films such as The Falcon and the Snowman (1985), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), and Falling Down (1993) with Michael Douglas. He would also appear in the Roger Donaldson directed film Marie (1985).


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