Kevin McCarthy (Bishop Ryder) is a Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee. A prolific performer whose active career covers nearly seven decades, McCarthy is probably best known for his starring role in the 1956 sci-fi classic, Invasion of the Body Snatchers. McCarthy was recognized by the industry for the role of the disillusioned son Biff in the 1951 screen adaptation of Arthur Miller’s classic Death of a Salesman, for which he won a Golden Globe and was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. McCarthy has appeared in numerous classic television series, including Twilight Zone and Columbo, as well as starring in The Survivors, Flamingo Road, and Poor Little Rich Girl. The stage-trained actor has also been acclaimed for portrayal of President Harry S Truman in the one-man show Give ‘Em Hell, Harry!
McCarthy died of pneumonia on September 11, 2010, at the age of ninety-six, a little over a year after the filming of Wesley.