Max Payne Voice Actor James McCaffrey Has Died

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Title: Beloved Max Payne Voice Actor James McCaffrey Passes Away at 65

James McCaffrey, the esteemed voice actor behind the iconic character Max Payne in the eponymous video game series, has tragically passed away at the age of 65.

According to reports from TMZ, McCaffrey succumbed to his performance with cancer. The gifted actor lent his voice to Payne for three games throughout his illustrious 35-year career in television and film. His most recent portrayal was in Max Payne 3, released in 2012.

A Promising Beginning: A Career Born at Dick Wolf’s “Swift Justice”

McCaffrey began his career as one of Dick Wolf’s proteges in the television show “Swift Justice.” His talent was evident and set the stage for a successful career that would span three decades.

Training at the Actor’s Studio: A Passion for Characters

McCaffrey, a graduate of the Actor’s Studio, never lost his love for creating captivating characters. However, his striking looks often propelled him towards leading man roles.

First to Report: Kevin Dillon Confirms McCaffrey’s Passing

TMZ was not the first to report McCaffrey’s death. His friend and fellow actor, Kevin Dillon, shared the news on Instagram: “#rip James McCaffrey we were lucky to have known you. my best friend you will be missed.”

Silence from Remedy Entertainment

At the time of writing, Remedy Entertainment, the developers of the original Max Payne games as well as the upcoming remakes of the first two games, has not released a statement regarding McCaffrey’s passing. It remains uncertain if McCaffrey was involved in these projects.

Insider Gaming’s Condolences

Insider Gaming extends our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of James McCaffrey. He will be fondly remembered and is survived by his wife and daughter.

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