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Actor James McCaffrey, known for 'Max Payne' and 'Rescue Me', dies at 65

"Max Payne" voice actor James McCaffrey has died at 65. His agent confirms he passed away at home after battling myeloma.

James McCaffrey, an actor known for his roles in the popular video game franchise "Max Payne" and the television show "Rescue Me," has passed away at the age of 65. His agent, David Elliot, confirmed the news, stating that McCaffrey died at home in Larchmont, New York, after battling myeloma, a form of cancer. McCaffrey's wife, Rochelle Bostrom, confirmed that he was surrounded by family and friends at the time of his passing.

Kevin Dillon, a fellow actor and friend of McCaffrey, paid tribute to him on social media, expressing that he was "lucky to have known" McCaffrey and that he will be missed. McCaffrey's most significant role was on the FX drama "Rescue Me," where he portrayed Jimmy Keefe, a New York City firefighter who appears in dreams to his former colleague and best friend, Tommy Gavin, played by Denis Leary.

In addition to his work in television and film, McCaffrey was also known for his role as the voice of Max Payne, a character in the popular video game series of the same name. Sam Lake, the writer and director of the Max Payne game, expressed his grief over McCaffrey's passing, describing him as a "lovely man" and a "brilliant actor."

McCaffrey's career also included guest appearances in various television series, such as "Law & Order," "The Big Easy," "Blue Bloods," and "Suits." He was also known for his work in feature films and for his training at the Actor's Studio.

McCaffrey is survived by his wife, Rochelle Bostrom, and his daughter, Tiernan McCaffrey. His passing marks the end of a 35-year career in the entertainment industry, during which he left a lasting impact on audiences and colleagues alike.

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