Actor Alan Scarfe passes away at 77

His other acting credits include The Bay Boy (1984), Deserters (1984), Iron Eagle II (1988), Street Justice (1987), The Portrait (1992), The Wrong Guy (1997), The Hamster Cage (2005), and Aka Albert Walker (2003)
Actor Alan Scarfe passes away at 77

Veteran actor Alan Scarfe has passed away due to a failing health at his home in Longueuil, Quebec. He was 77.

Though the actor breathed his last in the last week of April, his family confirmed the same only recently.

Scarfe was battling with colon cancer.

Born in England and raised in Vancouver, he graduated from Lord Byng Secondary School. He pursued higher education at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 1964-66 and became the associate director of Liverpool's Everyman Theatre from 1967-68. He went on perform in theaters across Europe, US, and Canada for two decades before his Hollywood break in 1989 when he shifted with his family to Los Angeles in 1989. Scarfe rose to prominence playing the bad guy in Double Impact and Lethal Weapon III.

Scarfe was first married to actor Sara Botsford. He later married another actor Barbara March at 1979 until her death from cancer in August, 2019.

He was also an author, whose literary contribution includes The Revelation of Jack the Ripper in 2017, and The Carnivore Trilogy - The Vampires of Juarez, The Demons of 9/11 and The Mask of the Holy Spirit. Interestingly, he authored the novels under the pen name Clanash Farjeon, an anagram of his full name Alan John Scarfe.

His other acting credits include The Bay Boy (1984), Deserters (1984), Iron Eagle II (1988), Street Justice (1987), The Portrait (1992), The Wrong Guy (1997), The Hamster Cage (2005), and Aka Albert Walker (2003).

Scarfe is survived by his son and actor Jonathan Scarfe, daughter and musician Tosia, son-in-law Austin, brother Colin, and his grandchildren Kai and Hunter.

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