Tom McBride (actor)

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Tom McBride
Born October 7, 1952
West Virginia
Died September 24, 1995(1995-09-24) (aged 42)
New York, New York
Cause of death Complications from AIDS
Occupation Actor, Model
Years active 1981–1997

Tom McBride (October 7, 1952 − September 24, 1995) was an American photographer, model, and actor. He starred in the 1981 horror film Friday the 13th Part 2 as Mark. He also had a role in the 1985 movie Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins. His only TV guest appearance was on the TV series Highway to Heaven. McBride, an openly gay man, died in 1995 due to complications from AIDS, only two weeks from his forty-third birthday. A documentary by director Jay Corcoran titled Life & Death on the A-List followed McBride in the final months of his life.[1]

McBride is also remembered for his modeling career as one of the famous Marlboro Men in the 1980s.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1981 Friday the 13th Part 2 Mark
1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins "Jim" in soap opera
1997 White Lies Dan Belden (final film role)


Year Title Role Notes
1986 Highway to Heaven Kevin Episode: "Jonathan Smith Goes to Washington"
1987 Gimme a Break! Episode: "Parents' Week: Part 2"


  1. ^ a b Wall, C. Edward (1998). Media review digest. 28. Pierian Press. ISBN 0-87650-353-9. The program profiles Tom McBride, a former model and Marlboro man, who died of AIDS-related brain disease. ... 

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