Dan Frazer

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Dan Frazer
Dan Frazer and Jean LeBouvier (Kojak, 1975).JPG
Dan Frazer with Jean LeBouvier in Kojak, 1975.
Born Daniel Thomas Frazer
(1921-11-20)November 20, 1921
New York City, U.S.
Died December 16, 2011(2011-12-16) (aged 90)
New York City, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 1949–2011
Spouse(s) Lillian Lee Bogsett (m. 1943–1999) (her death)
Children 1

Daniel Thomas "Dan" Frazer (November 20, 1921 – December 16, 2011) was an American actor, born in a West Side neighborhood (formerly known Hell's Kitchen) of Manhattan in New York City. He was probably best known for his role as Captain Frank McNeil, the former partner turned supervisor of Theo Kojak, Telly Savalas's character, in the 1970s TV police drama Kojak. His screen career started in 1950.

His TV appearances include The Phil Silvers Show, Car 54, Where Are You?, The Untouchables, Route 66, Blue Light, The F.B.I., Barney Miller, The Eddie Capra Mysteries, and Law & Order. His first film role was in 1963's Lilies of the Field, playing Father Murphy. In his later years, Frazer appeared as detective Dan McCloskey on the daytime soap As the World Turns.

He died of cardiac arrest on December 16, 2011, at his home in Manhattan.[1]



  1. ^ "Kojak actor Dan Frazer dies at 90". BBC News. December 19, 2011. Retrieved December 19, 2011. 

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