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Tom McBride

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Birth dateOctober 7, 1952
Date of deathSeptember 24, 1995(age 42)
Death placeNew York, New York

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Tom McBride (October 7, 1952 − September 24, 1995) was an American photographer, model, and actor. He starred in the 1981 horror movie Friday the 13th Part 2 as Mark. He also starred 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 a month away 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.

He is the first cast member from the Friday the 13th films who played a camp counselor who has died in real life. Sally Anne Golden who played a waitress in the first film was the first actor/actress to die in 1982. Rex Everhart, who played the truck driver in the original, died in 2000. Walt Gorney, who played the role of "Crazy Ralph", died in 2004. Laurie Bartram, who played Brenda in the first film, died of cancer in May 2007, making her the second cast member to play a counselor who has died in real life. Mark Venturini who played Vic in Part 5 died of cancer in 1996 and Steve Susskind who played Harold in Part 3 died in 2005

McBride is also remembered for his modeling career as one of the famous Marlboro Men in the 1980s. He was once featured on a billboard ad located in Times Square.

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